Old Horses: Better With Age

January 2015 - Posts

Don't Forget to Vaccinate and Deworm Old Horses

Just because a horse is old doesn't mean he doesn't need to be vaccinated or dewormed. How often are your aging horses vaccinated and dewormed?... Read More

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Massage and Acupuncture and Chiropractic, Oh My!

Just because a horse is semi- or fully retired doesn't mean he won't benefit from complementary therapies. Does your senior horse receive complementary treatments?... Read More

Winter Weather and Senior Horses: In or Out?

Do your older horses stay inside or outside when the temperatures plummet and inclement weather sets in?... Read More

To Shoe or Not to Shoe Seniors?

While some older horses manage perfectly fine without shoes, others seem to benefit from footwear. Are your senior horses shod or barefoot?... 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.