The heat across the Midwest has been severe recently. In addition to the challenges to humans, animals suffer, as well. It isn’t only performance and racing horses that are at risk. Serious dehydration and overheating can happen to any horse. Be wary of misinformation out there.
Source: Horse Network, July 2015.
Never let a hot horse drink all they want, or drink cold water.” Consequences are said to range from colic to founder. This is false.