Spring is just around the corner (I say hopefully, even though there are many places still dealing with winter storms).
The big quandry: When a thunder storm is approaching, should you bring the horses into shelter or leave them outside?
Inside seems safer–away from lightning-attracting trees and blowing objects. But some horses (especially ones used to being outside most of the time) get spooked inside a contained space and might injure themselves. There’s always the chance that lightning will strike the barn and then the horses are trapped.
So, what do you say? Inside or out?
P.S. I apologize for being away from the blog for a spell. My oldest daughter had an accident and I flew out to Wyoming to be with her for a spell. Unfortunately that meant little to no Internet connectivity.
re: Thunderstorms; Horses In or Out?
I have recently move my 3 horses from Pennsylvania to Florida. I know that Florida is the "lightening capital of the world" so I bring them in from the pasture, into a smaller paddock area to which they have access to their stalls in th