Their coats stand up and look dull, sometimes they will hunch against the cold (or actually shiver)
My mares and foal are out and have been all summer, but now they are at the gate asking to come in despite having plenty of grass and decent hedge shelter - the foal is clearly cold by teatime and they are glad to get inside
Their coats stand up, in order to keep them warm, doesn't mean they are cold. When the coat is up, it is doing its job
Well I'm sure the same applies when the hairs on my arms stand up - and frankly when that happens I'm COLD
BUT you are not a horse, you dont have a full, thick coat, nor is it anywhere near the same and this is why their are so, so many problems with ponies, because they are humanised so much how on earth do you think they manage when not domesticated? their coats are there, to do a JOB! not like your arm hairs which over many years have become non effective, due to evolution ;)!
Well done coldcold for asking a question that others may think is basic knowledge, I hope you do go on to extend your knowledge base and then get your own horse. The majority of rubbish owners are the ones who don't ask for help in case it makes them look stupid, we all gained our horse management skills at sometime and I'm sure the majority of us did it the hard way by watching and asking! Some of the biggest idiots I know have loads of knowledge but can't put it in to practice, a lot of horse ownership is common sense and knowing your horse.
hayrickpark: Looking for a pretty ponies navy woollen jacket childs 22"
Jul 16, 2015 8:49:43 GMT
hedwig: Traditional coloured riding cob mare with nine week old filly at foot.Foal is not yet halter trained but is very friendly ,lets you brush her and lift feet up.Selling as i only need a bombproof plodder for light hacking only,dope on a rope for older rider
Jul 18, 2015 21:04:55 GMT
rosieclifford: Very pleased TSR had such a successful show,but at what cost to shows with no HOYS qualifiers,ie,Cheshire area2A/NCPA Cheshire branch? These shows will disappear through lack of support.
Jul 20, 2015 9:11:03 GMT
katharine: Hi Conniegirl, Hi Connie, last year I think I went to look at the same box as you showed interest in on this forum. Did you buy it as I am so very keen to get in touch with the horsebox company who made it. Gutted I didn't get it as it was fab
Jul 23, 2015 10:24:48 GMT
katharine: Hi Conniegirl, last year I think I went to look at the same box as you showed interest in on this forum. Did you buy it as I am so very keen to get in touch with the horsebox company who made it. Gutted I didn't get it as it was fab. Please accept my apolo
Jul 23, 2015 10:29:13 GMT
judith: Hi I have 2 x members badges for Friday for sale
Jul 24, 2015 14:48:58 GMT
missgeek: Hi looking for Palomino1946 as I came across the name via a google search for Werth Tourmaline...
Jul 25, 2015 22:50:38 GMT
marypom: Hi I have a 14.2 show pony. She a mare though. But lovely. Pony. Bay
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paulkay: please ring about grey hunter 07752539950
Jul 27, 2015 20:25:54 GMT
paulkay: top class intr/work for sale 15 2 5yrs bay mare ring 07752539950
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