Many riders are not sure whether they should use rug covers to shield their horses from the colder temperatures. Some riders assume that horse rugs are not needed and should not be utilized. This is justified by the adequate thermal protection provided by the hair of the horse. Since horses in nature do great without blankets, don’t you think? The other group of riders, on the other hand believes that the use of blankets as a necessity, and covers their horses in blankets at every possibility. Both groups are partially correct, but the most effective method of blankets is to pick the known as “Golden means”.
February 22, 2022