Older Horse Care Concerns

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In Pursuit of Long-Lost Horses

May 02, 2014

Do you know other ways to try to locate long-lost horses? And have you ever reunited with one? ... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

May 01, 2014

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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Senior Horse Superstar Spotlight: 2014 Rolex Competitors

April 29, 2014

Meet the horses approaching senior status that contested this year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.... Read More

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Horse Weight Management FAQ

April 28, 2014

Get answers to some frequently asked questions about equine weight management from an equine nutritionist.... Read More

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Rehabilitating Senior Horses from Injuries

April 22, 2014

Have you brought an older horse back to work after an injury?... Read More

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Infographic: Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)

April 15, 2014

Learn the risks of equine metabolic syndrome and how to manage horses with this all-too-common disorder.... Read More

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Managing Horses with Excessive Tearing

April 15, 2014

Teary eyes in horses could indicate potentially serious problems.... Read More

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How We Can Help Senior Horses Seeking Homes

April 15, 2014

Have you ever given a home to an aging equid in need?... Read More

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Your Senior Horse's Past Life

April 08, 2014

What did your senior horses do in their past lives? ... Read More

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Spring Shots for Senior Horses

April 01, 2014

What vaccinations does your senior horse receive?... Read More

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Oral Joint Supplement Efficacy Tested in Senior Horses

March 26, 2014

Researchers found that an oral joint supplement did not improve stiff gaits in one senior horse population.... Read More

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Spooky Seniors

March 18, 2014

What's the strangest thing your aging equid has spooked at?... Read More

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Packing Post-Winter Pounds on Senior Horses

March 12, 2014

What are your tips to pack pounds on seniors that drop weight during winter?... Read More

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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