Seven Senior Horse Facts

Senior horses represent a growing percentage of the equine population, thanks to improved understanding of equine physiology, veterinary technology advancements, better nutritional options, and owners dedicated to providing lifelong care. But with increasing age still come additional health considerations. The Horse caught up with Nancy S. Loving, DVM, who owns and operates Loving Equine Clinic, in Boulder, Colo., to discuss caring for senior horses. Here are seven important points to remember.