6 Reasons Why Old Horses Are the Best Horses

August 24th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

Written by Kristen Kovatch, Managing Editor HorseNation.com (and draft horse driving enthusiast) for HorseNation.com. Whether you’ve worked with an old schoolmaster or have a pasture full of retirees at home, old horses find a way to weave themselves into our hearts forever. I’ve been lucky in my horse life to have worked with the full range of [...]

Get Out the Kleenex – Care Considerations for Older Horses

May 20th, 2016|Categories: Advice, Training|Tags: , , |

Written by Melanie Eberhardt I recently crossed a major threshold and find myself on the north side of 50. I admit to feeling my age. When I wake in the morning, my ankles don’t bend so I hobble to the bathroom. If I sit on the floor, I have to lean on something to stand upright. [...]