This crazy weather makes blanketing a real challenge. Blankets on, blankets off. Light, medium, heavy. Hood, no hood. Oh my!
Here is a great rule of thumb to follow when choosing the right blanket weight. Remember to take wind chill into consideration if your horse lives outside.
When temps fall within the range of 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit, use a lightweight blanket.
When temps fall within the range of 40 to 50 degrees, use a medium-weight blanket.
When temps fall within the range of 30 to 40 degrees or below, use a heavyweight blanket.
If you turn your horse out in a blanket, be sure it is waterproof.
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