I am hoping someone can give me some advice or make me feel a tiny bit better. I have been advised to retire my boy due to arthritis and I am absolutely gutted! It was a massive shock as things were going so well. Took him for a second opinion Thursday and my jaw just about hit the ground when I saw the bony growth. I didnt realise something like that can grow so quick!! Vet advised best to retire him. I could inject but may not last long. He is still happy and happy to feed his face all day but I am gutted as we would spend hours together out in the bush, he's my best friend. am trying to think of any miracle thing I could do just to be able to go on walks with him. What's people's experiences retiring a younger horse? Does retirement mean absolutely nothing at a ll?