Does My Older Horse Need a Veteran Mix?

I often get asked "Donna at what point is my horse old and when do I need to give a veteran feed?". It is interesting that more often than not this conversation creeps in during the winter months, probably because this is when most horses tend to drop a little weight. The 'magic number' that people tend to start investigating and thinking more about it seems to be from my experience 16. You will find however that there are many horses of this age and older competing at the highest level, including the Olympics who may not feel their age. A great example of this in the Dressage competition of Rio Olympics 2016 was Parzival age 19 ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen and Chablis also 19 ridden by Va

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