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Age of Your Horse

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In what age category do most of your horses fit?
(Select the top two age categories.)

Foal
2%
7
Adolescent
7%
28
Adult, used for performance
18%
69
Adult, used for pleasure
48%
183
Senior
25%
97

Total votes cast: 384

Comments & Write-in Answers

3 adult horses between 11-16. 2 mini's- 1 is 5, and the other is 11. Ride 1x/wk; they are outside.

8/14/2012 7:26:06 PM

youngest is 26 lost 34 year old to cancer last yr. had him since 17 months. still grieving.

8/13/2012 10:03:21 PM

I have a 10 yr old, Arabian Gelding. I'm 71 yr old, single, so don't ride near as much as I want to

8/13/2012 5:43:39 PM

25 and 7

8/13/2012 2:21:53 AM

25 yrs. old and still going strong despite health issues

8/12/2012 4:29:12 PM

blisters in throat

8/12/2012 12:41:16 PM

Mostly just pastures ornaments!

8/12/2012 10:39:37 AM

A dapple grey Belgian warmblood

8/11/2012 3:25:19 PM

4 yr old Appendix QH - grandson of Rugged Lark.

8/10/2012 5:26:46 PM

23 yrs old,behaving like a 12yrs old

8/10/2012 5:22:55 PM

Vinny is a 23 yearold quarter horse .He has given me many great rides an is my best friend. A

8/10/2012 5:11:38 PM

oldest 42, youngest 16, 9 horses

8/10/2012 4:11:47 AM

23 yr old competing PSG dressag

8/9/2012 9:38:26 PM

plus adults for breeding...

8/9/2012 4:38:31 PM

retirees

8/9/2012 4:23:15 PM

I have a 20 and 30 year old horses. TB- retired show horses. Both still actively ridden and sound!

8/9/2012 1:43:50 PM

Love trail trials, trail, driving

8/8/2012 7:53:44 PM

breeder

8/8/2012 6:31:19 PM

Despite his behavior at feeding time, he's an adult!

8/8/2012 4:53:02 PM

Both my horses are 10. 1 lesson, 1 performance

8/8/2012 3:49:11 PM

racehorses

8/8/2012 3:31:34 PM

most of horses range from 5 to 11 years old, in their prime for showing and ranch work

8/8/2012 2:58:41 PM

have a 2,5,14 and 23 yr old

8/8/2012 12:29:10 PM

Ages 6, 12 and 26

8/8/2012 11:56:34 AM

Have one 21YO TB tahat refuses to retire, One 7 YO TB/DWBX performance horse

8/8/2012 11:35:20 AM

Sweet elderly rescue fits the 7 year old granddaughter, pretty pasture pet

8/8/2012 10:27:06 AM

it would help if you told us at what age a horse becomes a "senior"

8/8/2012 8:05:05 AM

My 26 yo Percheron is used for occasional driving.

8/8/2012 6:24:56 AM

Frisco will be 30 next month

8/8/2012 12:11:20 AM

He's great. Ky Mt horses are so fun,

8/7/2012 11:16:31 PM

This is the first time in 30 yrs that I haven't had a senior in the herd!

8/7/2012 11:11:26 PM

One is 23 the other 30

8/7/2012 10:30:21 PM

21 yrs.

8/7/2012 9:29:02 PM

He is 20 years old.

8/7/2012 9:27:44 PM

24 year old Selle Francais looks about 10 years old

8/7/2012 8:48:06 PM

1 broodmare 12 yrs, 5yr old riding & 16 yr riding gelding

8/7/2012 8:41:08 PM

4 horses ranging in age from 16-31 years, used for pleasure

8/7/2012 7:56:49 PM

My adult isn't much of a pleasure, but she's the one! The senior was bought off the feed lot recentl

8/7/2012 7:40:57 PM

Rescued polo pony, learning dressage. Very successful so far.

8/7/2012 7:34:34 PM

2 6 yr olds, almost adults!

8/7/2012 7:02:20 PM

17 yr. old Mgn carriage dvg/riding; 2, 10 yr qh trail/pleasure

8/7/2012 6:57:41 PM

1 10 year old mule/trail riding, 1 27 year old mule/EASY trails

8/7/2012 6:47:47 PM

2 horses 20+yrscann,t replace until they pass

8/7/2012 6:23:40 PM

actually senior in age only (18-19) ... not showing any geriatric signs at all!

8/7/2012 6:20:18 PM

i have a 15yr old, 22yr old and 30+ yr old. all mares. currently all hacked out. youngest competes

8/7/2012 6:11:11 PM

What about adult breeding?

8/7/2012 6:03:56 PM

She is 19 this year and looking great

8/7/2012 6:00:32 PM

1-20 y.o. OTTB and 1-7 y.o. QH

8/7/2012 5:48:36 PM

One is 7, the other 26

8/7/2012 5:25:35 PM

Four mares, weekly dressage training, plus trail riding

8/7/2012 5:22:43 PM

2 stallions

8/7/2012 5:13:46 PM

have 2 riding horses, two young cobs for my slower days!

8/7/2012 5:11:55 PM

endurance

8/7/2012 5:01:41 PM

Actually it's adult used for performance and adult used for breeding!

8/7/2012 4:53:54 PM

So that means that 9.2 million graves are going to be needed or landfill space. wow.

8/7/2012 4:52:53 PM

One of each

8/7/2012 3:24:24 PM

Have 3 yr.old in grnd.wrk,a 15yr.old in dressage & a 22yr.old pasture pet

8/7/2012 10:27:51 AM

I put Adult-pleasure but most of my horses are broodmares- doesn't fit any of the above catagories!

8/7/2012 9:55:30 AM

Not all are used for performance. Ages varies from 5 mo to 27

8/7/2012 9:05:20 AM