How old is too old for light trail riding?
Thinking of buying a 17YO gelding and wondering how many years I could expect him to be able to go on light trail rides and stuff once in awhile? Not too experienced of a rider so I wouldn't be running around too fast I imagine. Thought some ballpark figure would be something to take into consideration. Horse looks good, well mannered, shoed all four, seemed to have no problems running or trotting, legs looked good. But again I am pretty new at this. He seems to have a "click" in his front leg, I heard, but I don't think this is real uncommon on some horses? Am having the Vet check him out but was wondering some opinions on age.