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How much sun protection does a horse need in Australia? Alan

Every horse needs protection in our sunny climate. Due to the large body size of a horse, it’s difficult for them to cool down quickly. Plus a diet high in fibre gives off a lot of heat. It’s essential to provide a shaded area outside so your horse can get some relief from the sun. In most cases, a stable will get too hot to provide comfortable shade in hot weather.

Health4Horses vet team