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essential oils


herbal liniments and poultice

Topical liniments and poultices have been part of the horse world for centuries, and are routinely used on the legs. But they can also make an inexpensive and healthy contribution …

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Herbal skincare for horses

Herbs and essential oils have many naturally-occurring properties that make them well-suited for addressing a range of skin conditions in horses. It’s a pretty safe bet that people, and quite …

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essential oils

Essential oils are a natural, effective way to help alleviate stress and anxiety in our equine friends. Horses can experience anxiety in many situations – from their daily activities up …

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Essential oils and equine pain relief

We don’t need to rely solely on pharmaceuticals to help give our horse pain relief. Age-old remedies such as essential oils are becoming more popular, and can have gentle, effective …

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essential oils

These essential oil for emotional and physical healing can help your horse on the road to recovery! Essential oils are a wonderful tool for rehabilitation work. They act on the emotional …

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calming agents for horses

The pros and cons of common calming agents used in show horses. We have all experienced the spookier than normal horse, or the equine that gets too anxious at shows. If …

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grooming products

A professional groom’s guide to selecting grooming and fly products. I’m often asked which grooming products should be used for this, that and the other. My initial instinct is to …

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raindrop therapy

Equine Raindrop Therapy may not be widely known, but this non-invasive modality is an excellent adjunct to other treatments used to help correct defects in the spine, minimize back pain, …

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flies

You don’t need chemicals to repel flies, fleas and mosquitoes. These five natural feed-through solutions are good for your horse and safe for the environment. Horses and humans alike revel …

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In order to understand how we can use equine aromatherapy to reduce stress in horses, we must first understand what stress is and how it manifests. Stress is not just …

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