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homeopathy for equine skin conditions

When selecting homeopathic remedies for your horse’s skin conditions, deciphering the nature of his symptoms is key.  Conventional medical treatments are disease-based. Homeopathic treatments are symptom-based. This difference in approach …

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stringhalt in horses

The underlying causes of stringhalt remain poorly understood. A whole horse perspective can offer insight into better understanding and addressing this mysterious condition. “Stringhalt” is a motor disease of the …

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Reiki for equine trauma

How to create a Reiki Space to help heal the traumatized horse. Almost all horsepeople help their equine partners get through some kind of trauma at some point. It might …

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how eating affects your horse

Your horse’s health depends not only on what he eats, but how he eats! I often think of horses as the whales of the prairie. Whales are the largest of …

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barn safety

Working with horses can be rewarding and enjoyable, but barn chores can take a toll on your body over time. These essential barn safety strategies will help you protect yourself. …

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biosecurity in barns

Preventing the spread of disease is a constant concern among equestrians, especially at busy barns where horses are always coming and going. Here are some ways to make biosecurity more …

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acupressure for horses

Acupressure can be a lifesaver for your horse in emergency situations such as colic, shock and/or injury. Any horse on earth can get hurt, experience colic, or fall victim to …

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hoof cleaning

Hoof cleaning is one of the first things you learn as a rider, but many people neglect it after a while. Get back to basics with this vital horsekeeping task! …

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horse's splint bone

His splint bone may be small and apparently without function, but without proper support it can lead to painful and frustrating injuries in your horse. This article focuses on the …

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Tellington TTouch for performance horses

Find out why equine athletes can benefit from Tellington TTouch ® techniques and exercises. Human athletes use every tool and resource at their disposal to improve performance and maintain physical flexibility …

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