Where do your horses go in the rain? - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 12:57 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 87
• Horses: 0
Where do your horses go in the rain?

I rode Tiny today and before I got done it
Started raining, so we ran back to the barn to not get to wet!
I put her back out in her field, and she went straight to her "house"
(turn out shed) and staid there to stay dry. LOL

What do your horses do in the rain?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg h1.jpg (59.8 KB, 269 views)
File Type: jpg h2.jpg (62.7 KB, 273 views)
File Type: jpg h3.jpg (62.3 KB, 258 views)
OurLizardsHope is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 01:06 AM
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Ashland, OR
Posts: 8,265
• Horses: 1
Mine all stand under the skinniest tree possible. Not any of the numerus, bushy, protective trees....Just the skinny, dead de-branched one.

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
SorrelHorse is offline  
post #3 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 01:16 AM
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Surrey BC
Posts: 6,716
• Horses: 0
Belle stays in her stall

Country Woman

Country Woman is offline  
post #4 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 01:19 AM
Super Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 7,586
• Horses: 2
In her old field, Lacey'd run to her shelter and basically hide there until the rain stopped.

In her new pasture, she's not a fan of how she can't see the gate from the shelter so she's learning about the miracle of trees as wind/rainbreaks. She's not too sure she likes the tree system since omg, she might get a little wet, but she's pretty sure that she likes it better than the shed.

Fabio - 13 year old Arabian/Lipizzan gelding
Hazel - 14 year old Angora goat

Atticus - 4 year old LaMancha/Alpine cross goat

Rest peacefully, Lacey.
Wallaby is offline  
post #5 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 01:39 AM
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Posts: 532
• Horses: 0
Both of mine stand in the rain, they have shelter, but they prefer the rain. Besides, rain here is never cold. Always warm. So I never have to worry about them getting sick in the winter time.
AQHA13 and palominolover like this.
TrojanCowgirl is offline  
post #6 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 02:11 AM
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Chino Valley, AZ
Posts: 15,599
• Horses: 1
Mine refuses to use his shelter (which is really more of a sun shade). He will stand out in any amount of nasty weather, including freezing rain and wet snow. Gotta love the drafts.

Do not tell me I can't...because I will show you that I can.
DraftyAiresMum is online now  
post #7 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 02:39 AM
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 332
• Horses: 3
Ours typically just stand out in it, unless it is just monsooning. We have a small patch of woods and they'll go stand in that.
mtngrl7500 is offline  
post #8 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 02:50 AM
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Southern California
Posts: 339
• Horses: 4
the mares stand inside their stall and poke their heads out to the run, the gelding MUST stand outside and get soaked to the bone :/
Walkamile and apachewhitesox like this.
attackships is offline  
post #9 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 03:15 AM
Green Broke
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: australia
Posts: 2,510
• Horses: 3
My boys can never decide what they want to do sometimes they will hide under one of the trees other times they will huddle in their shelter. Then most of the time they will just continue on with what they were doing as though the weather didn't change even if its really heavy.

My two horse Apache and Sammy are my world
along with our dogs Patch and Bear.
But I will always love you Jimmy R.I.P
apachewhitesox is offline  
post #10 of 48 Old 06-02-2012, 03:34 AM
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 611
• Horses: 2
Mine live outside 24 x 7 so they dont have rain issues - if its really torrential they tend to turn their butts into it though...

usually they just continue grazing
jody111 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fantastic Recipe for Rain Scald/ Rain Rot treatment! Conrad And Freddie Horse Health 13 11-17-2013 12:29 AM
Home Remedies for Rain rot/rain scalds... Elizabeth Bowers Horse Health 9 04-18-2012 07:23 AM
Horses + Rain. JavaLover Horse Health 15 01-01-2010 06:21 PM
Rain Rot? toadflax Horse Health 6 10-25-2009 08:36 PM
Rain, Rain...Please Friggin' Go Away!!!! Small_Town_Girl Horse Talk 15 08-21-2008 01:47 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome