Keeping Your Old Horse Feeling Young: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-275 [NOOK Book]

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A Good Life for a Horse's Golden Years.

The aging of horses in your care is inevitable and, in fact, you may prefer to work with older horses to take advantage of their experience and patience in teaching young riders. But what can your expect of an older horse? Does he have special needs? Is he capable of carrying a workload, or should he be allowed to retire? How do you ...
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Keeping Your Old Horse Feeling Young: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-275

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Overview

A Good Life for a Horse's Golden Years.

The aging of horses in your care is inevitable and, in fact, you may prefer to work with older horses to take advantage of their experience and patience in teaching young riders. But what can your expect of an older horse? Does he have special needs? Is he capable of carrying a workload, or should he be allowed to retire? How do you keep him healthy and happy?

Jessica Jahiel answers these questions and more, covering such vital topics as proper feeding, general care, and the importance of regular exercise and companionship, all of which result in an excellent quality-of-life for your older horse. With her practical, expert advise, your aging horse will remain your trusty, trusting steed for years to come.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603423892
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 8/15/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 32
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Jessica Jahiel an internationally renowned as a lecturer, clinician, and award-winning author who answers equine-related questions in her online newsletter, Horse-Sense. She also responds to questions about horse behavior, riding matters, and anything else readers want to discuss in such magazines as Horse & Rider, Equus, and Dressage Today, as well as in her best-selling books The Horse Behavior Problem Solver and The Rider's Problem Solver. Jessica lives in Sidney, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Purchasing an Older Horse
Maintaining an Older Horse
Recognizing the Signs of Aging
Feeding an Older Horse
Water Intake
General Care
Riding an Older Horse
Maintaining Basic Fitness
Retirement
Quality of Life
Euthanasia
Resources
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