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Learning to communicate with your horse

When clarity and compassion replace fear and frustration, you will be able to better communicate with your horse and form a deeper bond. When we...

Demystifying equine chakras

A baseline understanding of equine chakras can give you a window into your horse’s behavior, wellness and relationships with others. There are seven main equine...

Retraining the trailer-trashing horse

Does your horse paw, kick, or thrash around while he’s in the trailer? This destructive behavior, also known as trailer-trashing, can be can be...

Clicker training for hoof handling

If your horse needs help with hoof handling manners, clicker training can create positive associations and responses in a safe and calm manner. It’s been almost...

Giving your horse a bath

Does your horse hate being bathed? Here’s how to approach bath time a little differently to make it a positive experience for everyone. Many horses...

Getting your horse to be on his best show behavior

Is your horse the chatty type when he’s at a show? Get some insight into this behavior, and how you can redirect it. One of...

Chiropractic care for mares and foals

Did you know that the best time to do chiropractic on a foal is as least nine months before conception? This provides him with...

It’s elemental – the metal horse

The Five Elements Theory is a significant part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and has been in use for thousands of years. It is believed...

Is Your Horse Claustrophobic?

All horses, by nature, are claustrophobic to some degree. Understanding why your equine partner reacts this way will help you develop a program to...

Dosing and Evaluation

Many readers recognize their own horses in my articles and often contact me for dosing instructions. Though there’s a lot to understand about dosing,...