Old Horses: Better With Age

June 2013 - Posts

Not So Frightening Fireworks

Whether they're in their stalls or grazing in their pastures, our senior horses never appear any worse for wear when the skies light up with color. How do your aging equids handle fireworks?... Read More

Up and Down

I've never dealt with a horse who's reluctant to lie down. But I have handled a horse with the opposite problem: He could get down, but he couldn't always get back up. ... Read More

Fighting Laminitis

Laminitis isn't unique to senior horses, but it's certainly a concern for many owners of aging equids. Have you ever managed a horse with laminitis?... Read More

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Countdown to Summer

I've figured out how to best help my aging horse stay comfortable when temperatures soar. How do you keep your equine seniors cool?... 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.