Tips for keeping my boy cool?

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Grooming

Tips for keeping my boy cool?

This is a discussion on Tips for keeping my boy cool? within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Give me tips for be a cool boy.
  • Why does my foal keep sweating

LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-01-2011, 09:48 PM
Tips for keeping my boy cool?

My gelding, October sweats profusely outside. His mane is roached and he has shade during the day and plenty of water. But when I go to see him, his neck and body are soaking wet, from just standing in the pasture. Any tips for helping keep a horse cool besides the obvious hosing down and such? Thanks
Sponsored Links
    06-01-2011, 11:26 PM
There is little you can do. When I am at the barn at the moment (we have such a heatwave here) I can't wait to leave. It is unbearable. Just make sure he has as much shade/shelter as you can.
    06-02-2011, 01:02 AM
I read somewhere whichhazel is supposed to help cool, but it also dries out skin. If there is anyway a fan would benefit him those tend to cool the sweat and keep the horse cool.
    06-05-2011, 06:38 PM
When your there you could spray him down with water before you leave, but if you don't want him to get dirty then I wouldn't do it. But that's just my advice(:
    06-05-2011, 06:48 PM
If your horse has a darker coat, he will probablly bebefit from a cooling sheet or fly sheet. The lighter color will keep his coat from attracting as much sun and thus keep him cooler.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cool braiding tips or braids? ropergirl Horse Grooming 5 01-11-2011 02:26 PM
Keeping cool this summer MAFLgirl Horse Trailers 7 07-15-2010 10:17 AM
Keeping your horse cool Trails Trail Riding 6 05-17-2010 11:24 AM
Keeping Cool on Hot Weather Rides 7Ponies Horse Riding 18 06-06-2009 10:11 AM
Tips For Keeping Your Horse Happy. ChingazMyBoy Horse Videos 7 05-29-2009 03:37 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0