Old Horses: Better With Age

May 2014 - Posts

Keeping Seniors with Heaves Breathing Easy

Have you ever managed an older horse with heaves or other respiratory issues?... Read More

Treats for Toothless Seniors

Are a senior horse's treat-eating days over when his teeth start to go downhill? Not necessarily! Owners just need to select treats such horses can consume easily.... Read More

Pre- and Post-Exercise Care for Seniors

Dorado has some strict post-exercise care instructions from his veterinarian. Does your senior horse need any special pre- or post-exercise care? ... Read More

An Ounce of Prevention

In my experience, it's easier to keep a healthy senior horse in good shape than it is to bring an ailing one back to health. What preventive methods do you use to keep your senior horses healthy and happy?... 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.