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Colic: Something We Could Do Without

Colic is something every owner fears and a reality many face. What are your experiences with senior horses and colic?...

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A First Time for Everything

Regardless of how long you've been working with horses, you've never seen or done it all. And in my experiences, it's been senior horses who've reminded me of this most frequently....

Senior Horse Health Concerns

This week's poll on TheHorse.com asks readers about senior horse health problems. What health conditions are you most concerned about?...

Reality Check

There's nothing like a colicking 27-year-old horse to remind you that, unfortunately, our horses are mortals and won't, in fact, live forever....

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.