Older Horse Care Concerns

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Spring Checkups for Seniors

March 03, 2014

Do your senior horses have regular wellness exams?... Read More

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10 PPID Resources on TheHorse.com

February 27, 2014

We've searched through our archives and compiled 10 resources to help raise your PPID IQ.... Read More

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PPID Problems

February 26, 2014

Have you managed or are you managing a PPID horse? How did you reach a diagnosis?... Read More

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Managing Horses with PPID (Equine Cushing's)

February 17, 2014

Get updated information about caring for horses with pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (equine Cushing's).... Read More

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Senior Horse Care Tips and Tricks

February 17, 2014

What tips do you have for managing senior horses? ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Savvy Seniors

February 11, 2014

Of the 1,638 respondents, 24% said their oldest horse is 26 to 30 years old. ... Read More

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

February 04, 2014

Punxsutawney Phil says winter's not over. Do your older horses like winter weather?... Read More

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Is it PPID or EMS? Diagnosing Equine Endocrine Disease

January 31, 2014

Dr. Dianne McFarlane compares pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction and equine metabolic syndrome.... Read More

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U.S. Olympic Eventer Biko Dies at 30

January 31, 2014

The 17.3-hand former mount of U.S. equestrian Karen O'Conner was euthanized earlier this week. He was 30.... Read More

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What's Your Age Again?

January 28, 2014

How do you keep your young-at-heart-and-mind seniors from self-destructing?... Read More

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10 Winter Horse Care Resources on TheHorse.com

January 27, 2014

Review these cold-weather horse care articles to help you keep your horses happy and healthy this winter.... Read More

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Understanding Immunosenescence in Horses

January 27, 2014

Researchers are still working to fully understand what impact aging has on the equine immune system.... Read More

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Colic: Something We Could Do Without

January 20, 2014

What are your experiences with senior horses and colic?... Read More

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Researchers Identify EOTRH Risk Factors

January 19, 2014

EOTRH is a painful, recently identified condition that primarily affects horses' incisors and canine teeth.... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

January 15, 2014

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Sunshine Forever Dies

January 08, 2014

The 29-year-old stallion was discovered in his paddock at dawn on Jan. 7; a necropsy will be performed.... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Patton Euthanized

January 07, 2014

The 23-year-old stallion had been at a clinic for several days for diagnostic tests and medical care.... Read More

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Winter Woes

January 06, 2014

How do you handle your senior horses when the temperatures hit extreme lows?... Read More

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The Top 10 Blogs of 2013

January 04, 2014

Here's a look back at TheHorse.com's 10 most popular blog posts in 2013. Did your favorites make the list? ... Read More

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Four Senior Horse Resolutions for 2014

January 01, 2014

What resolutions do you have for your senior horses in 2014?... Read More

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Caring for Senior Horses

December 23, 2013

Find out what your elderly horse needs to stay healthy in his golden years. ... Read More

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Time To Celebrate

December 17, 2013

Have you ever thrown or attended an equine retirement party?... Read More

Horses earn their places in our hearts and hold special memories in our minds. But as they get older, horses face common age-related conditions and diseases that require management and care.

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Old Horses: Diseases and Conditions

December 05, 2013

Older horses often face age-related conditions and diseases that require management and care.... Read More

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Feeding a Senior Hinny

December 02, 2013

My 30-year-old hinny is losing weight. How can I help him regain his weight without causing him harm?... Read More

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Role of Nutrition in Geriatric and EMS Horses

November 29, 2013

Dr. Amanda Adams shares information about how nutrition can impact the immune responses of geriatric horses. ... Read More