My horse seems to be losing weight in the topline area. Why is this?

There are a couple of reasons why your horse may be losing weight in his topline. The most common is if he is an older horse. Many older horses will start to lose the topline quality regardless of exercise. However, in order to help prevent this from occurring, keeping the animal physically fit is best. Higher fat diets may also help keep the topline, but this will not work in every case in the older animal. You can try adding …