Old Horses: Better With Age

October 2012 - Posts

Game On!

I recently learned to play polo from an experienced equine elder who--despite only having sight in one eye--has much to teach and years of play left in him.... Read More

Accepting Arthritis in Aging Horses

Arthritis is one of those progressive problems that worsens over time; of course, this means our beloved senior horses are likely to have arthritis in one form or another, be it severe or mild.... Read More

Senior Studs Still Got It

Earlier this year I visited several Thoroughbred farms during stallion open house season, but I hadn't considered the wide age range that spanned the youngest and oldest horses I'd meet.... Read More

Senior Pranks

Someone once said, "Be wary of the horse with a sense of humor." I've been fortunate to have several equine comedians in my life, but I've noticed--without fail--that they've all gotten "funnier" as they've aged.... Read More

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About This Blog

Horses are living longer than ever, but with age and experience come health problems, new management concerns, and an odd behavior here and there. Discuss the ins and outs of every day old horse care and concerns with senior horse owner and News Editor Erica Larson.