Your horse can run, but he can’t hide…sleep must come eventually
Sleep is like money: If you have enough, you don’t tend to worry about it. But if you’re caught short, it can haunt your every waking minute. And the same is true for your horse, to an extent.
Horses and most grazing animals sleep an average of two and a half hours every 24 hours, if conditions are ideal and the environment is secure. Most of this sleep is amassed by “nickel and diming,” meaning horses can snooze for short periods—about 15 minutes at a time. Those minutes all add together to comprise t
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