Equine Guelph Goes All Out for Senior Horses with Its Tool of the Month

A senior horse looking out of fenced pasture.
A senior horse looking out of fenced pasture. Equine Guelph

Newsdate: Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 10:20 am
Location: GUELPH, Ontario

Proper management can prove the golden rule to ensuring your aging horse remains happy and comfortable into his golden years. Keeping a horse comfortable into their senior years requires an attentive caretaker backed by a knowledgeable team.

Healthy senior horse with glossy coat eating from feeder.

Healthy senior horse with glossy coat eating from feeder

Equine Guelph's Tool of the Month covers most areas of better senior equine health with a senior horse challenge that highlights important information for all horse owners.
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It is important to seek the input from your veterinarian and farrier to help maintain the health of an elderly equine and to spot conditions that will need special treatment sooner rather than later. Recognizing changes and not just dismissing them as "old age setting in" is a large part of the responsibility assumed when taking care of the senior horse.

Now you can learn more about facing the challenges necessary to maintain the health of an elderly equine. Equine Guelph's Tool of the Month covers many facets of better senior equine health beginning with a senior horse challenge that will highlight import information for all horse owners.

Senior Horse Challenge Includes

Section 1: Health Challenges

Section 2: Physical/Locomotion

Section 3: Pain Recognition

Section 4: General Management (dental, hoof care, nutrition)

Section 5: End of Life Decisions

Log on here https://equineguelph.ca/Tools/senior_horse.php to visit the full content of the Senior Horse Challenge!

EQUINE GUELPH thanks Boehringer Ingelheim for sponsoring the "SENIOR HORSE CHALLENGE"


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