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Food for Thought: Senior Horses

Hand Gallop linked to this truly excellent article: Riding and Training the Senior Horse.

It corroborated a lot of what I’ve been thinking and experiencing as Tristan has aged – the loss of aerobic capacity, taking longer to cool off, breathing harder.

It also confirms my plan of keeping him in light work no matter what, basically.

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