Managing the Geriatric Horse

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Managing the Geriatric Horse

People and Horses Are Living Longer

We are all now used to the idea that life expectancy has increased dramatically in the UK over the past 100 years, from 52 years for a man and 57 years for a woman to 79 years and 83 years respectively. The UK population is getting older and now around 18% of people are over 65 years. We also now see more older horses; it's not unusual to see horses in their 20s being ridden and even competing. These horses are essentially the equivalent of human pensioners. This higher . . .

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