Water is a crucial nutrient for digestion and thermoregulation, among other life-supporting functions, in horses.
An idle horse needs approximately 5 liters of water per 100 kilograms of body weight. For a 1,100-pound horse, that’s about 25 LITERS (6.6 GALLONS) PER DAY.
Signs Your Horse Might Be Dehydrated
Encouraging Your Horse To Drink
The best way to ensure your horse is well-hydrated is to offer free-choice access to clean, high-quality water.