At a Glance: Caring for Senior Horses

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An older horse is just a horse … with experience! He can still work, and even compete, as long as he hasn’t accumulated too many health issues in his life journey. But caring for the older horse can require special attention to his needs.

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Passionate about horses and science from the time she was riding her first Shetland Pony in Texas, Christa Lesté-Lasserre writes about scientific research that contributes to a better understanding of all equids. After undergrad studies in science, journalism, and literature, she received a master’s degree in creative writing. Now based in France, she aims to present the most fascinating aspect of equine science: the story it creates. Follow Lesté-Lasserre on Twitter @christalestelas.

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