Pros and Cons of Night Turnout for Horses

Updated September 7, 2023

In this video episode of Ask the Vet, Dr. Gray and SmartPaker Dan list the benefits and drawbacks of turning your horse out at night instead of during the day time. Dr. Gray also mentions a research study that sought to figure out how well horses can see in the dark.

Learn more by watching this video on the pros and cons of all day turnout.

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