Animals have miraculous ability to stay warm in cold

Many animals require more food to help them endure the winter months. As they ingest food, heat is generated from fat stored in their bodies. My horses will stand close together to share warmth and use the barn as a shield from wind.



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Many animals require more food to help them endure the winter months. As they ingest food, heat is generated from fat stored in their bodies. My horses will stand close together to share warmth and use the barn as a shield from wind.

Going out to feed the horses on a frigid December morning, I saw crystallized icicles clinging to my mare’s whiskers. Her quiet neigh resonated through the crisp stillness as she…




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