Transporting Your Horse to a Warmer Climate
By Siraya Chunekamrai, DVM, PhD, WEVA Board Member

There are many issues to consider when you’re planning to transport your horse, especially if he’s moving to a hot and humid climate. Veterinarians often talk about ‘acclimatization’ and how a horse must have enough time to acclimatize to a new weather pattern after moving to a different region. But acclimatization is not just about time or simply letting the horse “get used to it” rather, it’s more about how we can help prepare our horse for this change.

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