Ben, Emily, Mel and Chris who have horses here at Fountain Cottage have been amazing today, they have spent the day making stakes for the new part of the track we will be creating in the next month or so. Chris and Ben have cleared some old fencing and wire over the last few weeks so now all we need to put the stakes in add the electric fencing wire and the horses will have a whole additional track to walk around. We won’t use the new part all the time, its more like a ‘treat track’
This link give horse owners informative information on how your different rugs perform in wet conditions, its very interesting.
This is an interesting video about how horses naturally keep warm.
This is a very good clip that certainly makes you think seriously about why we would nail metal onto a horses hooves
Apart from exceptional circumstances we don’t rug our horses at Fountain Cottage, this article explains why very well