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Summer Riding and the Heat Index

Every summer beginning in June, the horses at Ballentine’s stables are kept in the barn during the heat of the day with turn out at night. Fans are set up to circulate air when temperatures get exceedingly high. Riding routines … Continue reading

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Bathing Horses

One delightful summer activity we enjoy is giving the horses a cool down bath at the end of a ride. When the temperature tips into the eighty’s even the late afternoon can be hot and muggy. The horses sweat and … Continue reading

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