With winter weather comes winter-weather-prep for horse owners to ensure a healthy season.
Here in the mid-Atlantic region, this typically means ensuring horses are warm and appropriately blanketed for the impending cold. However, even in climates where temperatures remain mild throughout the winter, horses suffer from ailments similar to those that plague their owners, from runny noses to chapped skin – and even cabin fever.
At New Bolton Center, where we see patients referred from throughout the region, respiratory difficulties stand out as being significantly associated with the cold season. Read more here »