Winter Respiratory Problems – Purina Spotlight

Horse Hoof health and nutritionWinter Means Increased Respiratory Problems for Some Horses

Karen E. Davison, Ph.D.
Director, Nutritionist, Equine Technical Solutions

Winter brings cold temperatures and inclement weather. We want to keep our horses as comfortable as possible, which, to us, means keeping them warm and snug indoors when the wind is howling outside. So, we blanket them, put them in warm stalls, close all the doors and windows, and feed them extra hay. They will be so warm and happy, won’t they? Well, they may be warm, but they may begin to have trouble breathing. Read article>>

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