There is a boat ramp at Horseshoe Lake, so you can get you boat into the lake.
Horseshoe Lake is a location that is relatively arid usually. December is the month that gets the most snow, and the driest of the months is August. During the days of summer at Horseshoe Lake highs are usually in the 80's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 40's. Daytime highs all through the winter are in the 30's, and overnight lows at Horseshoe Lake all through the winter generally descend into the 10's.