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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...

Natural treatment for Lyme disease in horses

Lyme disease is spreading throughout the country, and natural treatment and a healthy immune system is the most important way you can protect your...

Heal your horse with an herbal pasture

Designing the right herbal pasture will give your horse access to better nutrition and healthy treats, helping him to become a calmer, happier horse. Throughout...

Bone Splints

Has your horse ever “popped a splint”? Bone splints can range from a cosmetic blemish to serious lameness that requires surgery to correct. The...

Sun protection tips for riders

Sun protection is an important consideration. While it's nice to let the sun shine on your skin when riding your horse, take steps to...

Marshmallow (Althea officinalis) for horses

Take a look at how marshmallow can benefit your horse's health. Most people think of marshmallow as a children’s sweet. And the confection was originally...

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...

Tea for Your Horse

There’s nothing like a warming cup of herbal tea during the winter. But have you considered that your horse might also enjoy warm tea...

Natural Advice from Dr. Joyce Harman

Equine Wellness readers ask holistic veterinarian Dr. Joyce Harman for some natural remedies and tips. Q: I recently purchased a 16-month-old paint colt and he...

Herbal Therapy for PMS Mares

Mares, can’t understand them... just too unpredictable... give me a gelding any day! These are some of the typical frustrated comments from people dealing with...