How cold is too cold to ride? Does your horse need a blanket? What should your horse eat during frigid weather? Join our host, Michelle Anderson, as she interviews Karen Waite, PhD of Michigan State Extension. You'll learn about blanketing, winter horse nutrition, preventing injuries in icy pastures, and how to encourage horses to drink water during the colder weather.
Dr. Karen Waite is part of Michigan State Extension, where she serves as an academic specialist and coordinator of the equine education undergraduate program. Her teaching responsibilities include a variety of equine courses. Additionally, she’s faculty advisor to the MSU Equestrian Team and Horsemen’s Association.