The senior horse requires special attention to keep him comfortable and to enable productive work under saddle in his vintage years.
The benefits of keeping your senior horse working are many. Not only will regular light exercise help to engage his mind and keep him mentally active, it will also help keep equine arthritis and unsoundness at bay.
A trained horse that is left to his own devices may become depressed, develop stable vices and will genuinely miss the interaction with humans in his daily life under saddle.Read More
Spring is in the air, and with that comes the challenges of getting our horses back into shape. For Senior Horse owners this can seem to be a daunting task. Are there precautions we should be taking when conditioning older horses?Read More
Senior horse health care is not about simply switching to a senior feed. Taking care of your senior horse is mostly about monitoring them more closely for signs of disease, and preventing problems before they develop into something more serious.
Is you senior horse receiving the nutrition he needs? Dr. Rob McCoy Ph.D., P.A.S., Vice President of Animal Nutrition here at Manna Pro, answers some of the most commonly asked questions about feeding older horses.
Aging is a natural process, and thanks to modern management and veterinary care, senior horses can live long, active and healthy lives! Managing the changing needs of your horse can help ensure they can live out their golden years comfortably.