Health Considerations When Housing Horses (E3162)
This publication gives multiple examples of how structures for horses should be built to minimize health concerns.
There are several horse housing options that each have benefits and drawbacks, but horse health should be in the forefront when planning a facility. Less than ideal housing situations can negatively affect your horse’s respiratory and skeletal health. When housing horses indoors, good ventilation is essential for their respiratory health. Poor ventilation can lead to short- and long-term health problems.