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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Calendula for horses

Calendula for horses

Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is a beautiful yellow flower that can benefit your horse's skin health! Often confused with the regular marigolds you see in people’s...
Practical ways to extend your horse’s lifespan

Practical ways to extend your horse’s lifespan

Improve your horse’s well-being and longevity with this helpful health advice. No matter how long you’ve had your horse, the two of you have a...
How time off from riding can affect saddle fit

How time off from riding can affect saddle fit

If you’ve taken some time off from riding, be sure to reassess the fit of your horse’s saddle before climbing back into it! Our lives,...
The vicious cycle of stress and illness in horses: how chromium can help

The vicious cycle of stress and illness in horses: how chromium can help

Just like in humans, prolonged stress can lead to illness in horses. Let’s take a look at how supplementing with chromium can minimize the...
Use Tui Na to combat the effects of damp winter weather on your horse

Use Tui Na to combat the effects of damp winter weather on your horse

Cold, damp weather is inevitable in some parts of North America – but cold, damp horses don’t have to be! Keep your equine companions...
Rehabbing a laminitic horse -- the natural way

Rehabbing a laminitic horse — the natural way

Support your laminitic horse through the healing process with a natural approach -- it’s affordable and effective! In the past, a severe case of laminitis...
Nourish your senior horse with acupressure

Nourish your senior horse with acupressure

Performing gentle acupressure sessions on your senior horse can help enhance his spirit, strength, and longevity. The more time that passes, the dearer our senior...
Hands-on methods to improve your horse's mobility

Hands-on methods to improve your horse’s mobility

Try these simple do-it-yourself approaches to enhancing mobility in your equine companion. As specialists in equine performance medicine, we have observed – case after case...
The connection between equine behavior and emotional health

The connection between equine behavior and emotional health

Don’t ignore these common equine behaviors when you see them! More often than not, they indicate an underlying emotional state that can help you...
What not to feed your horse

What not to feed your horse

We spend so much time researching what to feed our horses – but how about what not to feed them? Here’s a list of...