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If a horse is completely healthy yes, it might live to be 40 years old, but that is a stretch. Biological factors, riding accidents, illnesses/diseases, etc. make it very hard for a horse to live for that many years. The average lifespan is 20-30 years old, depending as you said on the horse's health. Though someone takes very good care of their horse, there are still uncontrollable factors that could contribute to the horse's demise at an earlier age.
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