Our hearts go out to our communities during this time of disruption and uncertainty associated with COVID-19. In an effort to support you and your horses, we have pulled together a few resources regarding COVID-19 and the keeping and caring for horses. We hope this serves to keep you and your horses, barn owners and team members connected while you’re practicing social distancing.
The United Horse Coalition ~ This is an excellent resource that gives information on COVID-19 in general, COVID-19 as it relates to horses, safety nets for horse owners, ways to stay sane while sheltering in place and more.
Caring for Your Horses During a Pandemic ~ The Ontario Animal Health Network has put together an excellent checklist on how to prepare your barn during this crisis.
COVID-19 and Best Practices for Your Equine Activities ~ Eventing Nation has put together an excellent briefing on what and how to continue to exercise and train your horses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Equestrian Facility Precautions in Light of COVID-19 ~ this is a great read from a medical doctor and veterinarian regarding precautions in your equine facility.
Kentucky Horse Council ~ This article gives some succinct information on COVID-19 guidelines for horse barns.
We encourage you to share what you’ve read, watched, or tried with us on social media using the hashtag #wegotthis. Feel free to comment, add additional information or just vent! We can’t wait to hear from you. Stay save…take care, be well.