Come summer/fly season I change out turnout routine for the sake of both horse and human.
It gets very hot, humid and flies become un bearable at times.
So on extremely hot days (hot usually equals more flies)...we turnout early, all horses are fed and turnout by 5am. They stay out in the cool of the morning w little to no bug activity. Then are turned in as the heat of the day hits....usually around 11. Some last longer (a bit tougher), but most are out no later then 1,as its just way to hot, and they're not happy.
They come in to a nice fly free cool barn. Where they can relax and snooze :)
I let the horses be the judge, if they look ok, they stay out. If they look miserable, they come in.
We then will turnout again in evening if need be for the horses/owners who want their horse to have a bit more out time.
Never mind them, I don't want to work in the scorching heat, so we start early end early, and then do any other farm work later on in evening. It just makes for a happier bunch of horses and people!!
So I'd discuss perhaps asking your BO if they'd consider an earlier TO and TI for your horse. Worth a shot. Your horse will be much happier
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