Optimize horse water intake during summer

Equine owners should optimize horse's water intake to ensure animal well-being and performance as temperatures rise.

With summer heat approaching, it is paramount that equine owners optimize their horse’s water intake to ensure animal well-being and performance as temperatures rise.

“Ensuring a horse consumes adequate water is not always easy given that the animal’s water needs can vary greatly according to diet, temperature and amount of exercise,” said Kris Hiney, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension equine specialist.

First of all, consider the manner in which water is provid

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