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acupuncture


Acupuncture for the cold-backed horse

A sore back is a common complaint in horses, and can occur for a variety of reasons. Acupuncture can be a helpful therapy for the cold-backed horse. The term cold-backed …

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Navigating equine health industry regulations

Equine health professional laws and regulations vary widely depending on where you live, and that makes it difficult to determine who can practice which therapies. Here are some general guidelines and …

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In Memory of Dr. Kerry Ridgway

We were saddened to learn that renowned equine veterinarian Dr. Kerry Ridgway passed away on January 3, 2016. Dr. Ridgway practised conventional veterinary medicine for over two decades, then took …

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gentle giants horse rescue

Big horses have even bigger hearts. And so does the team at Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue. Though she grew up on a small Warmblood breeding farm, Christine Hajek was …

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horse running arthritis

Integrative options for preventing and treating arthritis. We’ve all heard the saying, “It is often easier to beg for forgiveness than ask for permission.” While this might be true in …

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Dr. Hannah Mueller, DVM is a 2004 graduate of Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She strives to provide the best care possible for her patients and believes her …

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The number one question I am asked by those who are new to homeopathy is, “What will the medicine do?” The simple answer is that it will initiate a self-corrective …

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jennifer miller

Jennifer Miller, DVM, CVSMT, CVA owns Prairie Rivers Holistic Veterinary Service in Byron, Georgia. After practicing conventional equine veterinary medicine for a number of years, she came to realize it …

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magnetic therapy

Magnetic therapy has been around for over 2,000 years, and can offer enhanced healing benefits for your horse. Type “magnetic therapy” into a search engine, and you’ll find many articles and …

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bone splints

How bad are bone splints, and what’s the appropriate treatment plan? Has your horse ever “popped a splint”? Bone splints can range from a cosmetic blemish to serious lameness that …

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