Seven reasons why mature horses are the best.
BY ANNA O’BRIEN, DVM / PHOTOS BY SHELLEY PAULSON
Senior horses really are the champions of their species. These are the mounts that are the bombproof schoolmasters helping shape riders into becoming true questrians, and the gentle old souls who have kindled the flame of many lifelong lovers of horses. Really, there’s no debate that senior horses rule. But if you’re curious, we’ve listed the top reasons why we should all celebrate the senior horse.