In hot, summer months as we reach for our Gatorade we are likely to remember that our horses need a salt block or even electrolytes if they are performing hard. However, horses are just as much in need (or perhaps even more so) during the cold winter months. When water sources are cold, horses tend to drink less. Keeping free choice salt blocks or bricks available at all times can encourage horses to keep drinking in every season. If you have a way to offer your horse warmer water that is ideal, but if not make sure that the water is fresh and clean.