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post #1 of 5 Old 01-24-2013, 03:36 AM Thread Starter
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Can someone answer a question.
Its is raining and is forcasted to shower for the next few days.
My horse has rain scald, should I rug him with a waterproof coat or will him sweating be worse for his condition? Or should I just rug him with a cotton rug or no rug at all??
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post #2 of 5 Old 01-24-2013, 08:39 AM
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Can he be kept in a sheltered place? Barn/stall/run in
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-24-2013, 08:41 AM
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That would definitely be the obvious answer, but depending on how heavy the rain is/how hot it is, I would say a waterproof turnout would be the best option
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post #4 of 5 Old 01-24-2013, 01:03 PM
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I agree with the first reply, keep him sheltered.
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post #5 of 5 Old 01-24-2013, 02:59 PM
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Yeah, ONLY blanket him if there is no shelter for him to get into (light, waterproof)
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