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post #1 of 4 Old 12-27-2011, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
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Massaging with a sponge and hot water

Sometimes when my mare & I had been working out in the arena while it had been raining (I don't have an indoor arena), I'd take her into her stall and run some warm water and get a sponge and sort of warm her up using this. She likes it and sort of shuts her eyes lightly. Afterwards I dry her off and give her a rug. Is this OK? Someone told me she could catch a chill, but I dry her off very thoroughly, all over. I think it's okay, but just thought I'd confirm.

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post #2 of 4 Old 12-28-2011, 02:06 AM
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Does your horse stay in an indoor stable?
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post #3 of 4 Old 12-28-2011, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Yes she does :) it's always kept warm
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-28-2011, 10:01 PM
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Sounds pretty good to me. Heck I would even enjoy that!
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