Originally Posted by My Beau
Yup, coolers go on after workouts in the winter. They do keep the horse warm by not letting the air cooling the moisture in his coat, which would give him a chill. At the same time, coolers do wick moisture away from the horse. I'll throw one on Beau and a few minutes later the fleece will be wet to the touch on the outside.
I keep 2 or 3 coolers handy and switch them as needed (if it was a hard workout, we'll use all 3) until he is dry.
Pair this with towel drying and your horse will be warm and dry :)
Thank you, that's exactly what I wanted to know : )