Reducing a horse's temperature after exercise, usually by walking.
The gradual process of lowering body temperature and getting muscles to unwind so no sudden changes take place. The best way of making sure the horse comes out limber next morning.
Restoring a horse to normal temperature, usually by walking, after it has become overheated during exercise. All horses that are exercised are cooled out.
cooling down a heated horse by walking, brushing, giving very small drinks of water, and sponging him off after he has been worked
Restoring a horse, usually by walking, to normal after he becomes overheated in a workout or race.