Old mare still has her giddyupand go

At nearly 36 she’s a centenarian in human years


TRAILBLAZERS— At left, Agoura Hills resident Judith Walter with her longtime companion Vanessa, a Morgan mare who will celebrate her 36th birthday July 1. Below, a deckedout Vanessa with a canine pal.When Judith Walter agreed to co-lease a horse in 2001 she knew it wouldn’t be forever. Vanessa, the horse she agreed to look after, was 17 at the time, already approaching a ripe old age.
It’s been 19 years and Walter, an Agoura Hills resident, is still caring for Vanessa.
The old Morgan mare will b...

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