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post #1 of 15 Old 10-05-2012, 01:12 AM Thread Starter
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The Geriatrics Thread

Well somebody was talking about it earlier...but nobody ever made one so here it is.....

The picture thread for all the "old fart" horses.

Ill start haha

Sugar
26 yr old "paint" mare

These first two are actually from when she was 19 or 20? Before she had her babeh
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This summer poor sug was soooo tired after givin the two girls rides haha








And my babes Josie

20 yr old QH mare (wow she's gettin old haha jk jk)



(i think this is the first time I've seen some extension in her trot in like 6 years...and I wasnt there for it!)


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Random one from back in the day when I was showing her
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And a pertyful headshot from this summer after her 20th bday lol
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So without further adieu (however you spell it)

Post away!!!!!

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post #2 of 15 Old 10-05-2012, 08:06 AM
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Horses look beautiful any age don't they ? How is she a paint mare ? I just don't know about colouring

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post #3 of 15 Old 10-05-2012, 09:26 AM
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Love it!

My Foundation Quarter Horse mare, Molly. She is going on 26 years old this year and was my first horse waaaaay back when.









...shes had a busy year!
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post #4 of 15 Old 10-05-2012, 09:41 AM
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I love the oldies. I will add my geriatrics when I'm done in the barn...I'm sitting here waiting on the old man's mash to finish soaking. Darn old horses lol!
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post #5 of 15 Old 10-05-2012, 12:35 PM Thread Starter
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Olivia myee she's a reg. Paint but she's considered a solid or breeding stock because she has no white.

Daaaayuuum New Image. She's gorgeous! Of course I have a soft spot foe pallys haha
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post #6 of 15 Old 10-05-2012, 01:01 PM
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Here is my Shadow. She is roughly 30 years old and came to me underweight.
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post #7 of 15 Old 10-05-2012, 09:58 PM
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Yay Roperchick, you did it
So neat to see such loved, cared-for horses... here's our 'geriatric' gang of two...
Danny Boy - age 22 years and Persil Beaucoup who we know know is at LEAST 22years. I include photos of them doing something as well as standing so you know they are still extremely active

Both were rescues - Danny (the grey) has a history of laminitis that has not reared its ugly head since he came to us 4 years ago and we started feeding salt and ProvideIt Vits and Mins etc (ProvideIt Vitamin Mineral mixes for horses. - can't say enough about this website and its advice)
Persil just keeps getting better and better healthwise thanks also to the above products. Unfortunately due to past abuse and being broken in and playing polo FAR TOO YOUNG, he has arthritis now so is retired and about to become an 'Uncle'.
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post #8 of 15 Old 10-06-2012, 02:26 PM
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Here's a few. The first one is my first horse, Chancy, he was 32 when the photo was taken. He passed away quite a few years ago at the age of 42!

The others are of Odie. He's 21 now, and I've had him since he was 3. He was in retirement for awhile due to arthritis, but now my daughter is starting to ride him huntseat, so it's back to work for him. Just with lots of arthritis meds and linament But he's happy to have a job again.
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post #9 of 15 Old 10-06-2012, 08:18 PM
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This is my old man, Marquis. He is 22yrs old and I have had him for almost 5yrs now. He has not been riding sound for many years, since before I got him so I have never been on him. These pictures are from yesterday :)



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post #10 of 15 Old 10-06-2012, 09:19 PM
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wow MBFoley, WHAT are you using on his coat??? He looks superb!
Chancie and Odie are gorgeous too, buckskin is my favourite colour
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