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Horse Wear And What You Should Know About It

By Duane Sanders

Horse owners everywhere use the kinds of Horse Wear that is not only extremely practical, but also it is attractive and stylish. Horses are extremely sensitive in many ways and although they have always lived outdoors, their protection from the elements is important not only to their health, but to their over all comfort.

Making sure that you outfit your horse with the latest styles in horse wear is the best way to have additional protection needed from the elements. Choosing outfits should be based on where you live, what kind of housing quarters that your horse has, and how long each day your horse is outdoors grazing. No matter what breed of horse you have, the need for clothing is a must.

Even though many of the kinds of apparel you use for horses are for therapeutic purposes, you may still be able to have style and elegance. You will be able to choose from many colors and styles of all the different outfits you may need. Many horses can benefit from wearing a full body suit, especially when the weather is bad. These suits are also good for keeping the skin moisturized to avoid dry hair and dull patchy spots.

Your horse will be able to use additional accessories as well. You might choose hoodies to block rain or bright sun. You may even choose fly boots or maybe some leg warmers. Leg warmers are excellent treatment for those older horses that have developed arthritis in their legs. When it is cold, it is these older horses that suffer the most due to having conditions like arthritis and rheumatism.

Pests that will aggravate and cause your horse pain are abundant in the barn and in the field. One of these insects is the fly. There are a few that will haunt your horse every day during the least little bit of warm weather. Body suits and fly veils are a great way to lessen the bites that your horse receives. You also need to apply a good brand of fly cream to the ears every day.

Flies are one of the most horrible pests ever for a horse. Many of the kinds of flies that frequent the barnyard where your horse lives bite and can bite hard. Make sure that your horse’s eyes are protected from these flies with leather fly veils. You should also make it a habit to apply fly cream to the ears every day as well.

One of the largest grooming problems that many owners have with their horse has to do with the mane and the tail. You should always keep these two parts conditioned and brushed thoroughly to ensure they remain silky and healthy looking. One of the best ways to provide this kind of conditioning is to place the tail in a toobie with conditioner in it. You can find these at most tack shops in addition to mane socks as well.

Taking the best care of your horse that you possibly can means that you will have a friend for life. Horses are loyal and gentle creatures by nature and will love you for the entirety of their life if you are kind to them and make sure that they get everything that they need to be healthy and happy, including Horse Wear.

Want to make sure your trusty steed is the most attractive and stylish animal on the block? Horse wear is most definitely a-must. Get the low down now in our riding wear overview.

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Sanders, Duane "Horse Wear And What You Should Know About It." Horse Wear And What You Should Know About It. 11 Jul. 2010. 26 Oct 2014 <>.

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Sanders, D (2010, July 11). Horse Wear And What You Should Know About It. Retrieved October 26, 2014, from

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