Your horse’s good health is important all year long, but summer presents special challenges. From keeping cool and hydrated in hot weather to traveling safely, make sure you’re meeting all your horse’s care needs. Your horse needs a balanced diet to remain healthy all year round, and there are several crucial things to keep in mind. During hot summer weather, proper hydration and a few additional good sense rules apply. Summer is travel season when many horse shows take place and fun vacations are scheduled. If your horse is traveling with you, you’ll need to bring the first aid kit, of course, but there are many other things to remember, too.