Saturday, December 7, 2013

Ice Horses part deux

I went and got heat lamps for my ice covered equines. But I called several local horse pals and talked about this. They all said not a good idea. Horses have winter coats and can handle the snow and ice. The heat lamps would melt the ice making them wet. Ditto blankets. They would not stay insulated and could get sick. The ice balls in their feet, Pam works great for that. Spray under their feet. But most horses work these out naturally. I was just panicked and they were just fine. They are all running, jumping and eating out in the snow. They enjoyed the extra attention however.It is good to have happy horses.

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