Think Small …


Given the option, most horse owners would pasture their horses in spacious fields where the horses can run or graze to their heart’s content. Realistically, most of us simply can’t afford sizeable properties, and we feel fortunate to own what we do. In some areas of the country, real estate prices are so prohibitive that even the wealthy keep their horses in smaller quarters.

Domestic horses have always had to adapt to less than large living conditions–from draft horses in tie stalls to stabled show horses. Owners of “pasture-deprived” horses must ensure that they receive enough exercise to compensate for that lack of space.

**For the full article, pick up the September 2007 issue of HORSE ILLUSTRATED.**

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