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Senior Can't (or Won't) Eat Hay? No Problem

If your aging equid can't or won't eat hay, don't worry: There are several other ways to get him the fiber he needs. ...

Bundle Up! Riding Senior Horses in Cold Weather

Dorado and I keep working through the winter to prepare for spring shows. But it turns out there's other benefits to riding senior horses throughout cold....

Packing Post-Winter Pounds on Senior Horses

Dorado hasn't always maintained his weight well through the cold months. What are your tips to pack pounds on seniors that drop weight during winter?...

What's Your Senior Horse's Opinion of Winter?

Punxsutawney Phil says winter's not over. That's good news for one of my senior horses and bad for the other. Do your older horses like winter weather?...

Winter Woes

Dorado will be stall-bound for a few days due to sub-zero wind chills. How do you handle your senior horses when the temperatures hit extreme lows?...

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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.