14 PEACE IN THE STABLE
Discussing alternative options with your stable owner
18 SORE FOOT?
Protect your horse from the pain and inflammation of a hoof abscess
24 “DOING IT” NATURALLY
Strike a balance between marketing your stallion and taking a more holistic approach to breeding
29 THE CASE FOR CHELATION
Minerals are vital to perfect health and performance, but they need to be bio-available to the body
36 2ND ANNUAL EQUINE WELLNESS PHOTO CONTEST
Check out our gallery of prize-winning shots
46 CUT TO THE QUICK?
Recognizing and dealing with your horse’s wounds in a holistic way helps ensure successful recovery
50 EXPLORING OSTEOPATHY
Sometimes you have to go deep to heal your horse
53 9 STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL CLINIC
A clinic is a wonderful way to learn, network and make new friends
56 GO GREEN
Seven simple ways to reduce your farm’s ecological “hoofprint”
58 UNLUCKY 13
Keep your horse’s forage safe by weeding out these poisonous plants and trees
60 ON THE LINE
Long-lining is a forgotten art that’s well worth rediscovering
64 OH, CRAP!
When it comes to natural equine care, regular fecal tests should be part of the regimen