Keeping your horse healthy in the wet [H&H VIP]

Relentless rain can soon attack a horse’s natural defences, while boggy conditions underfoot can create a multitude of health
hazards. Roger Lee MRCVS offers advice on surviving the current deluge

Waterlogged fields, flood warnings and mud everywhere — parts of the UK have had the wettest January since records began and now, into February, still the rain keeps falling. But how does all this wet weather affect our horses’ health?