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  1. Grooming, clipping, bathing & equipment used
    New owner here with a draft cross. He lived in a snowy part of Texas and was recently brought here to a stable in Southern California with a fluffy winter coat! Although it's December, the coldest it gets here is 55 F at night and 75 to 80 during the day! He sweats quite a bit when he moves...
  2. Horse Health
    What are some ways to keep my horses cool and comfy in this heat? It's about 96 degrees lately and they stay in their stalls but the flies are still after them and they just sweat! I hose them off and scrape the water off and then they just go back in the stall to dry. I have a fan blowing in...
  3. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    So I just recently realized that I own a cooler. I want to use it, but I'm not sure when I should. The pony I ride gets pretty fuzzy September - May. Right now the temperatures are at average a high of 65 and a low of 40 so it's too cold to sponge or hose yet he gets sweaty after most of our...
  4. Horse Health
    My new STB ALWAYS has a sweaty spot on his neck/shoulder. Always in the same shape. No matter whether he is in the pasture chilling out or working. what could it be?
  5. Horse Health
    Hi everyone, I'll make a long store short. One of my horses torqued his hock in the field in the beginning of April. Consequently, it swelled up a ton and he was very, very lame; the vet came out the next day. He was put on stall rest for a couple weeks and handwalked lightly. After the vet...
  6. Horse Health
    I know that neck sweats get the fat off horses necks, but how exactly? Do you personally think they are mean and what results have you gotten from using them? Thanks :)
  7. Horse Health
    I am having a bit of trouble finding this info on google, and suddenly remembered this forum! Why if anyone has the anwers it's you fine people :D 1) What is a safe temperature to work my horse at this winter? This is my first horse, he is very fat and out of shape, and this is Manitoba where...
  8. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    What is the difference between a cooler and an anti sweat sheet?:?
  9. Horse Health
    After a hard workout in the summer, I hose my sweaty horse off and turn her out. What do you do with sweaty horses in the winter? I've done various things in the past, but I want to know what's best. It can get below freezing where I live, so I want my horse as warm and dry as possible...
  10. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    My horse seems fine but there are large dry spots after I ride on his back. The sweat and dirt pattern on my saddle pad is all even tho.:?
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