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SIJC Injury or Hunter’s Bump

A complementary approach to hunter’s bump or SIJC injuries. Hunter’s bump is a commonly heard term in the barn. It refers to the subluxation of one...

Cold Laser Therapy 101

Veterinary cold laser therapy can be a helpful aid for treating equine tendon/ligament injuries, as well as for rehabilitation and performance enhancement. It sounds futuristic, but...

Understanding ataxia

Ataxia is a common symptom of neurologic disease. Understanding it can play a key role in early detection and appropriate treatment. As Sarah began working...

Relaxation tips for your excited horse

Most of us associate the word “sedative” with chemicals. Here are some alternative relaxation tips and techniques to try when your horse gets over-excited...

All About Color Therapy

This effective new modality combines color therapy and acupuncture to help heal horses. Ever notice how various colors make you feel? Warm colors like red...

Acupressure For Digestive Problems

Digestive problems are common in today’s horses. Done once a week, this simple acupressure session will help prevent such issues. Horses in a pasture grazing...

West Nile 101

Most veterinarians recommend horses get a West Nile vaccine every year. But how much do you actually know about the disease, the risk level...

Lameness: Prevention and Treatment

Sooner or later, nearly every rider will have to deal with some degree of lameness in her horse. Lameness is a gait abnormality caused by...

Gastric Ulcers

Q.  What complementary medicine/modality do you recommend for gastric ulcers? A.  There are many possible treatments for gastric ulcers, however, it is important to try...

Vol. 6 – Issue 6

10 TO FEED OR NOT TO FEED Can you tell when your horse’s feed is no longer suitable for him to eat? Recognizing the signs...