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Senior Horse Care

Exercise for Senior Horses

Certainly as humans age, we take it easy. Maybe running marathons is out, but mall walking is in. Or skiing might be off the table but golf might take its place. Remaining active is important as we age, but...
Just like with people, certain diseases and conditions affect horses at different ages. As your horse ages, training your eye for common health issues that could affect him later in life can make preventative care for a senior horse...
As your horse ages, his nutritional needs will change. Providing your senior horse with the right nutrition is key in helping him stay healthy and happy for as long as possible. Horses become less efficient at utilizing feed as...
It's no secret that we love senior horses here on HorseChannel. Some of them are safe, reliable teachers for beginning or nervous riders. Some are a calming presence in the barn. Others inspire us by remaining active and energetic...
As your horse nuzzles you over the fence, you reflect on how long you’ve had him in your life and start counting back through the years. Although time seems to pass so quickly, you realize that your horse is...
 In our Ask the Vet column, Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions at HorseChannel.com/AskTheVet. Got a question for Dr. Gray? Send it to hc-editor@i5publishing.com and use subject line "Ask the Vet."Q: I have 24-year-old gelding who is arthritic...

Forage for Senior Horses

Q: I know senior feeds contain a forage replacer for horses with difficulty chewing and digesting hay, but it doesn't seem like enough. What other forage options are there for the hard-to-keep senior horse? A: Many horses begin to experience...
Dr. Lydia Gray answers your horse-health questions in our Ask the Vet series.Q: I’ve been doing dressage with my horse for the past four years and we’ve been progressing slowly but steadily up the levels. She is now 19...
 Q: What is the best way to exercise my 27-year-old mare with arthritis? I spend most of my time riding my younger horse, but my mare needs exercise too.A: Any horse with arthritis benefits from the ability to...
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