Chasing the dust bunnies away and helping your horse breathe easy this season.
Between the shavings he sleeps in, the hay he eats, and the cobwebs in the rafters, your horse’s home may be full of dust that could negatively affect his respiratory health. That’s because “dust” isn’t just “dust.” Dust particles are also made of fungal and mold spores, mites and other insect parts, and bacteria and their toxins.
Keeping the barn shut up tight all winter long.
It’s tempting to keep the barn shut tight all winter long to preserve what little heat you have, but locking out fresh air could be negatively impacting your horse’s respiratory health.