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10 Summer Horse Care Resources on

High temperatures and humidity can make caring for horses a challenging endeavor.

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Summer Horse Care
High temperatures and humidity can make caring for horses a challenging endeavor. Get a head start with these free summer horse care resources. | Photo: iStock

Summer has just begun, which means that the hottest and most demanding days likely still lie ahead. And while the long summer days provide plenty of riding time, the high temperatures and humidity some regions experience can also make summer horse care a challenging endeavor and raise countless questions: Does my horse need a fan in his stall? How do make sure my horse is properly conditioned to ride in the heat? How can I keep my horse cool when I trailer her?

To answer these questions and provide additional, veterinarian-approved information on caring for horses during the hottest part of the year, we’ve compiled 10 summer horse care resources available for free on

For additional resources and information, search “hot weather horse care” or view the summer care subtopic on

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