treats for toothless senior horses

Since my family got our first horses many moons ago, my mother has had an affectionate nickname that resulted from the fact that—regardless of what coat, sweatshirt, pants, etc., she’s wearing—she can almost always reach in her pocket and pull out a horse treat. That’s right—Mom is “The Cookie Monster.” But in all fairness to my dear mother, my father and I are just as Cookie-Monster-like: Yes, we all love giving out horses treats.

Fortunately, all our horses also love receiving treats (that said, I’ve known less than a handful of horses that didn’t like treats!), and none of our seniors have become nippy or pushy in anticipation

Create a free account with to view this content. is home to thousands of free articles about horse health care. In order to access some of our exclusive free content, you must be signed into Start your free account today!

Sign UpAlready have an account?