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Senior Horse Care

Horses that are regularly stalled may be at higher risk for developing heaves than horses kept on pasture. | Photo by Darrell Dodds

Your Senior Horse and Heaves

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.

The Wonder Years

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.