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Caring For Your Senior Horse
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Senior Horses: 4 Tips for Caring for an Older Horse Each horse ages differently, so it’s difficult to assign one blanket age to represent an “old horse.” Overall, horses are living longer these days, even well into their 20’s and 30’s. But genetics and the life a horse has lived (and the care he has received throughout) plays a large factor in his physiological age, which may not match his calendar age. A 20-year-old horse may act like a youngster, while another horse only twelve years old may appear much older. This means it is just as important - really,...
Cold Weather: 7 Winter Tips for Dogs, Cats, & Horses
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Colder temperatures are here, which means it’s time to review how to protect our pets in the winter season. Here are 7 important tips for a safe and healthy winter for dogs, cats, & horses. 1. Shelter Dogs and cats will do best living indoors. However, the dry heat in your home contrasted with the cold outdoor temperatures can lead to dry itchy skin. Keep your home humidified to help guard against dry, flaky, and itchy skin. If your pet must live outdoors, he must have access to a dry, draft-free shelter that is large enough for him to...