To rug or not to rug? - Page 4
   

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

To rug or not to rug?

This is a discussion on To rug or not to rug? within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Trails in pasture like tunnels
  • Horse forum latvia

Like Tree17Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-10-2012, 05:35 AM
  #31
Super Moderator
The weather differences around the world are just crazy! I just realized that it is now, indeed, WINTER in Australia. With +23C. Heck, it is summer here in Latvia, and the exact temperature today in our capital city! And I'm HOT, longing for some rain and cooler temperatures. Last week, when the temperatures hit up to +33C, I was afraid I'd melt!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    07-10-2012, 05:37 AM
  #32
Yearling
It's just dawn now. Dropped to 6.2.

It routinely goes to -20F here in the winter. Still no blankets. Snow is often waist deep and the horses make little trails all over their pasture. Some winters the trails are more like tunnels. I've had them over my head before.
     
    07-10-2012, 05:39 AM
  #33
Started
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyx    
Screw that! Lol what about your summers? Where are you may I ask?
Haha, I'm in Southern Canada.

Our summers are what we would consider hot. I believe it's going to be 35 on Wednesday. The thing that makes it worse is the humidity.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    07-10-2012, 05:40 AM
  #34
Green Broke
Yep, middle of winter here. Had a top of 13 degrees celsius today. 0.6 was our minimum yesterday.
     
    07-10-2012, 05:43 AM
  #35
Started
It's so funny when the outsiders are wearing jackets on our "cold summer days" maybe around 15, and we're out suntanning enjoying the beautiful weather.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    07-10-2012, 05:45 AM
  #36
Super Moderator
I'd be enjoying the beautiful weather, too. Seems that our weather might be quite similar. I consider myself a northener.
     
    07-10-2012, 05:45 AM
  #37
Foal
Tropical North Queensland doesn't get too cold, so I guess we are lucky, but we get shocking humidity. And it's really bad. Like you'll start melting as soon as you walk outside :/

HowClever; is WA the same with humidity or is it mostly dry heat?
     
    07-10-2012, 05:47 AM
  #38
Yearling
I do admit I turned the fan off in the bedroom window during the night.
     
    07-10-2012, 05:49 AM
  #39
Green Broke
We get some horrid humidity over this way, but I would assume nothing like what you guys get in the tropics.

Our hottest day this summer was 41 with humidity of about 85% if I recall correctly. Horrible, melting weather.
     
    07-10-2012, 05:49 AM
  #40
Started
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyx    
Jealous of everyones warm winters!! Here in central nsw im pretty sure its like maxing 5Degrees today and like -3 tonight! My horses water trough has a 15mm thick layer of ice in the mornings! Hate this town! Every surrounding town is like 5 degrees hotter at least! Lol
23 degree winter, im sooo jealous
Where in central NSW are you (if you don't mind)? I have family and horsey friends out that way!
Posted via Mobile Device
     

Thread Tools



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:30 PM.


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