Originally Posted by Saranda
48 is warm! I bet your horses will be ok. Are they clipped? If not, I wouldn't bother about the blankets. We have some shelters in our barn, but the horses couldn't care about them less. If your horses are healthy and get enough hay (roughage helps them to keep warm, preferably, if they get it free-choice), their natural thermoregulation will take excellent care of them.
Not if your soaking wet and its blustering wind its not! LOL, at least not for me. One is a hard keeper, really spend a lot to keep weight on him and the mare, well, I am not sure yet. We just got her a month ago.