Keeping the Older Horse Going Strong
The benefits of riding the older horse can be enormous... especially for the more timid, inexperienced, or younger rider. With age, often comes experience... and an experienced horse is really the best teacher that a rider can have! Nothing instills more confidence in a rider than knowing that their horse has "been there and done that"! And this can be especially so for the Event rider, since we have 3 different phases to master.
The older, more experienced horse often knows all about the various challenges that our sport presents. And is usually happy to take care of and educate his rider. Here's how to best take care of your older and wiser equine athlete, and keep him in top form for as long as possible! (Click on Article Title above (in blue) to read full article)