Spring and summer are favorite seasons for many horse owners. The warm weather months bring with them sun-filled days, horse shows, and long, leisurely trail rides. However, if your horse has a bald face or light-colored skin and is prone to burning, the sun’s bright rays might have you both running for the shade. For pinked-skin horses such as Paints, Pintos, cremellos, and Appaloosas—and those with white markings, in general—sunburn is an all too common and painful reality.
5 Ways to Prevent Sunburn in Horses
Use this cheat sheet to protect your horse from the sun’s harmful UV rays.