Protect Your Barn and Horses from Disease

Learn more about prevention, protection, and proactive ways of minimizing disease risk in your horse facility.

Is your horse farm at risk from an equine version of “Typhoid Mary?” Do you know the most common ways that your horse may be exposed to disease? How can you decrease your horse’s chance of infection in case of an outbreak?

How do you care for, handle or clean up after a sick horse has been identified? This free webinar will give practical …

Horses and Water

Water is the most important nutrient for horses. The average adult horse drinks between 10 and 12 gallons each day. This article contains information on the importance of water to horses.

Water Needs for Horses

Clean, fresh, palatable water should be available to the horse at all times.

A mature, idle horse (500 kg) will require between 10 and 12 gallons of water per day, depending on environmental and/or physiological conditions.

Horses drinking from a Water Tank

Factors that change water consumption:

  1. pregnancy
  2. lactation
  3. work
  4. profuse