Older Horse Care Concerns

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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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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

Article

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

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Give Thanks for Time

November 28, 2013

What special horses or horse-moments are you most thankful for this year?... Read More

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Caring for Horses Through Life and Death

November 22, 2013

Considering end-of-life decisions ahead of time serves to provide optimal care for your horse.... Read More

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Senior Horse Performance Problems

November 21, 2013

Erica recently identified a performance issue in her aging eventer. Have you had a similar experience?... Read More

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Knowing When to Retire an Arthritic Horse

November 19, 2013

Dr. Dave Frisbie of Colorado State University shares his thoughts on retiring horses due to arthritis.... Read More

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Senior Hoof Care Considerations

November 11, 2013

How do you keep your senior horses comfortable during hoof care?... Read More

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Fun with Fall Friskies

October 25, 2013

Dorado gets a little wild when fall arrives. How do your senior horses react to the falling temperatures?... Read More

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Maintaining Ideal Body Condition in Athletic Horses

October 19, 2013

Here's what to consider if your athletic horse isn't maintaining ideal body weight and condition.... Read More

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Shape-Shifting Seniors

October 17, 2013

As their bodies change with age, it's important to ensure your golden oldie's tack still fits properly.... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More