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Winter Horse Care Tips for Owners

Horses in winter paddocks

Horses can live outside in comfort year-round with a few amenities provided by their owners. Winter horse care requires:

  • Feed modifications
  • Attention to detail
  • Mud and ice management
  • Shelter from the elements

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Posted by The Kentucky Horse Council 

A grey and chestnut horse running in a pasture covered with snow

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