Horse Podcast Ep 218: To Rug or Not to Rug?

Equestrian Adventuresses Travel and Horse Podcast Ep 218 - To Rug or Not to Rug?

Every cold season the same question pops up: To rug or not to rug? In many stables riders rug their horses because everyone does it, without ever questioning if their horse really requires a blanket or not. We still believe that when we feel cold, so does our horse. Today I want to talk about the pros and cons of rugging, which horses need blankets and which can do without and the science behind it.

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Ute (India)

Your Equestrian Adventuresses Podcast Host, horse rider, seasoned traveller and trail rider!

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  • Which horses need rugs
  • Adverse effects of rugging horses
  • Kind of rugs
  • Heat generation in horses

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