Old Horses


Tips for keeping your older horse warm and healthy this winter

Older horses don’t necessarily have more trouble keeping warm than do their younger herdmates, but if they do get chilled the consequences can be more significant. Here’s how to fend off the cold..


Insights from owners of older horses sought

The University of Kentucky has launched an online survey for owners of horses 15 years and older. The survey will be active until November 20.

A 2018 photo of Amanda Adams' research group in the Department of Veterinary Science.

Research into senior horse health issues continues

October is the one-year anniversary of the establishment of the MARS Equestrian Fellowship at University of Kentucky

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Planning your horse's retirement

Here are five popular options to consider when your horse becomes too old or infirm to continue his current activities.