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Senior Horse Care

The relationship between iron levels and insulin sensitivity has long been recognized and studied in humans and other animals, but largely ignored in the equine population, including in horses with equine metabolic syndrome (EMS). With the knowledge that elevated...
Thumbs Up: Giving your senior horse the extra-special care he deserves Your love for your senior horse never ends. That’s why whether you’ve been partners for years or you’re both turning a new page together, you want him to look and...
An increasing number of horse owners are choosing to keep horses that they don't ride. Owners of companion horses have created organizations to promote and encourage keeping of non-ridden horses. Some owners practice liberty and other forms of...
Some horses can be ridden throughout their entire adult lives. Others may have an injury or other issue that makes them unrideable in their later years. Most horses will eventually need to have a scaled-back work schedule as they...
Arthritis in horses is a concern of horse owners. The health of a horse’s joints is pivotal for not only his athletic career but also for his quality of life. For these reasons, osteoarthritis—also referred to as degenerative joint...
Read the Vet Adventures article more to learn from a veterinarian about saving a horse named Easter during a miraculous recovery from choking. Readers may remember an earlier column about “March” and his owner, “Linnea” (The Last Straw, August...
It’s estimated that 17 percent of horses in this country are over 20 years old. Today, the average horse in the United States can expect a longer, healthier life than his ancestors. There are multiple reasons for this increased...
Q: The vet was just out to look at my 20-year-old horse, who’s become difficult to bridle, picks at his food, and won’t even take carrots from my hand anymore. I kinda figured it was a mouth problem, but...
I've been thinking a lot lately about the role I play in my horse's life. I've been his only rider for more than a decade and his sole caretaker since I switched to self-care board seven years ago. He's...
By Henrietta Coole, Equine GuelphWith winter around the corner, now is the time for a dental check-up and nutritional status assessment, especially for older horses. Compared to spring and summer, horses burn significantly more calories through fall and winter...
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