The average age of a horse is about 20 to 25 years. But 40 is also possible. From the age of twenty years, the animal becomes senior and it is also time for a horse to slow down. The Horse Camp in Soest is a rest home for older horses and ponies. The home was already established in 1962 by Mr. C.J. 't Hart, secretary of the local animal protection.
|Horse age||Phase||Age human|
|1||Foal to yearling||6,5|
|25||Average life expectancy||78|