How you care for your horse today— whether he is 2, 7, 15 or anywhere in between— can have a significant impact on his health when he reaches old age. Here are the five essentials for longevity.
A rider wonders how much exercise her senior horse should be getting.
This award-winning article was a top choice by the judges at the American Horse Publications annual awards this year.
Horses are living longer than ever before. Learn what your equine senior citizen needs to enjoy his golden years.
Arthritis typically begins to appear in middle-aged horses. However, there are steps you can take to protect your horse's joints throughout his life.
Now that winter is behind us, spring is a great time to do a quick evaluation to ensure your senior horse is healthy and happy.
Working with an older but still inexperienced horse poses special challenges but also promises unique rewards.
Our veterinary expert offers some ideas about how to manage three common health issues for older horses.
Learn about three dental issues older horses develop that require special care and attention.
In this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet, Dr. Joyce Harman explains how to provide hospice care for senior horses who display signs of dementia or confusion.
Thanks to advances in management and veterinary care, our horses are living longer than ever before. Learn what your senior citizen needs to enjoy his golden years.
If you've got an aging horse, he may be at risk for heaves, a respiratory disease that makes it hard for him to breathe. Make note of the signs and symptoms of heaves so that you can contact your vet for diagnosis and treatment.
Feeding Older and Younger Horses - differences in their nutritional needs.
Our equine friends are part of our families, and it's tough to let one go when it's time. Here, one tried and true buckskin pony says good-bye to the family he loved and trained for many years.
You can take several steps to minimize the risk of laminitis for your aging horse.