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Keep 'Em Moving, Part II

After Dorado sustained a serious laceration and faced several weeks of stall rest, Erica reflected on the golden rule for keeping senior horses active: Keep them moving....

Lines of Communication

I recently learned first-hand about the importance of the horse owner-veterinarian-farrier team when managing some equine health conditions. Have your veterinarian and farrier worked together to solve a horse health problem?...

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Thanks to some incredible veterinary and farriery care, we've put Dorado's laminitic episode behind us and are eager to see what 2016 has in store....

Keep 'Em Moving!

Here's what I learned, first-hand, about the importance of keeping old horses moving to help their joints stay loose and limber....

A New Normal

Laminitis changes a lot of things, including what a ‘normal’ day is like for me and my 19-year-old horse....

Stall-Resting Seniors

Some horses handle stall rest well, while others would rather not deal with it. Where does your senior horse fall?...

Laminitis Has Changed Our Plans

When a healthy older horse suddenly founders, plans can change very quickly....

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Struggles with Spring Grass

Some old horse owners welcome spring grass, while others find it a source of worry. Where do you stand?...

Science Helping Senior Horses

How has improved veterinary science and technology improved your senior horses' lives?...

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?...

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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.