KY Performance Products: Wacky Weather Blanket Tips

The weather this year has been particularly unseasonal, which can make appropriate blanketing a real challenge. Kentucky Performance Products offers some quick tips.


From the Kentucky Performance Products Tips & Topics Blog:

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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