Why are cold nights a problem?

We’re getting some lovely sunny mornings, but they are following some very cold nights, and that’s unfortunately the perfect recipe for Laminitis. Even if there hasn’t been a frost, it’s a good idea to feed extra hay in the field on days like this. ‘The Laminitis Site’ explain the reason why below. Don’t want feed hay on the ground? Eazigrazer enables to you to feed hay without the mess, as well as many other benefits!

“People often think that laminitic horses shouldn’t graze frosty grass until the sun has melted the frost, but that’s not exactly correct – they shouldn’t graze the grass until we’ve had a night time temperature above 6’C, or a return to overcast weather.”

Read the rest of the article here.

 

 

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Wishing you a Happy Christmas!

It might not be the Christmas you envisaged, but remember, at least we don’t have to socially distance from our four legged friends! In these times I think we are particularly lucky to have them in our lives. Wishing you, your loved ones, and your horses a happy and healthy Christmas. As well as a much improved 2021…!