Old Horses: Better With Age


Keep ‘Em Moving, Part II

I have, for the second time, been reminded of the golden rule for keeping senior horses active: Keep them moving. The first time it happened

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Lines of Communication

I’ve always worked closely with my veterinarians and farriers to help keep my horses healthy and sound. After all, they know a heck of a

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Trudging Through Winter

Those of you you’ve followed 20-year-old Dorado over the past few years know that he is not a fan of winter. Like, if he had

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

Growing up, one of my very favorite books was That’s Good! That’s Bad! written by Margery Cuyler and illustrated by David Catrow. Amazon.com says the

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Keep ‘Em Moving!

I’ve lost count of how many articles I’ve written or edited about senior horses in which the sources or researchers stress to owners that, if

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A New Normal

The past few months, since 19-year-old Dorado foundered in June, have been nothing short of crazy. From full days spent at the barn icing his

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Stall-Resting Seniors

I’ve stall-rested several horses over the years for a variety of ailments, including a couple older horses. And since 19-year-old Dorado has been in such

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