Keep your older horse comfortable and decrease inflammation, prevent or heal any injuries, and soothe his stiff muscles with help from SmartPak’s SmartTherapy ceramic mesh sheet ($199; smartpakequine.com). This sheet’s ceramic-infused textile is placed over the chest, shoulders, back, and hindquarters to help warm up and rejuvenate key muscles areas. Plus, you can use it all year-round thanks to its breathable mesh material that help with venting and air flow.
For Your Seniors
Keep your senior horse happy with these products.
1. Maintain Healthy Weight
Adding a weight builder into your horse’s daily diet can help your senior reach his ideal weight. Plus, it’ll promote healthy skin and a glossy coat. $37.95; farnam.com.
2. A Supportive Pad
As horses age, their bodies change—and so should their saddle pads. Here’s a pad designed to contour to your horse’s changing back and withers. $259.99; classicequine.com.
3. Senior-Friendly Feed
Buy a feed specifically designed for seniors that has a higher protein and fat percentage, easily digestible oils, and extra vitamins in it. $31.96; admanimalnutrition.com.