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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?...

Spring Shots for Senior Horses

Vaccines are an important part of every horse's preventive care program. What vaccinations does your senior horse receive?...

Spring Checkups for Seniors

Dorado just had his spring checkup. Do your senior horses have regular wellness exams?...

"At Least She's Feeling Good..."

Has treatment for a medical condition ever made your senior horse young again?...

EHV-1: A Senior Perspective

In light of the recent equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreaks, let's take a look at how this dangerous disease relates to senior horses....

Vaccinating Golden Oldies

While I'm resigned to the fact that my 16-year-old Thoroughbred can't live in a bubble, I rely on vaccinations to help protect him from some potentially deadly ailments he could face....

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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.