Old Horses: Better With Age

November 2012 - Posts

Resisting Retirement

I've known many a senior horse that likes nothing better than to spend their retirement relaxing without a care in the world. On the other hand, I've known an equal number of senior horses that absolutely refuse to retire.... Read More

Have a Happy, Horsey Harvest

It's that time of year again: the horses are getting fuzzy and the holidays are right around the corner. And first on the season's list of celebrations is Thanksgiving.... Read More

Bundle Up!

The temperatures are dropping, friends and relatives in the northern part of the country have already dealt with snowfall, and I'm in the process of preparing my older horses for winter.... Read More

New 'Old' Horse Record Set at Breeders' Cup

One of my favorite moments from this year's event was when Calidoscopio won the Marathon. Why? Because with his victory, the 9-year-old gelding became the oldest horse ever to win a Breeders' Cup race.... Read More

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.