Planting Herbs for Horses

Herbs are one of my favorite things to supplement for many different equine conditions. For example, I’ve fed chaste tree berry for Cushing’s symptoms, slippery elm for gastric ulcers, turmeric for arthritis, a Chinese herb called jiaogulan to increase circulation after a ligament injury (to name a few).  But, last winter, I got a brilliant […]

Silver Lining Herbs Pituitary Support: Product Review

As I’ve stated before, my oldest horse, Kady has been suffering from Cushing’s symptoms for the last few years now.  I started her on chaste tree berry last year, but she still had a few concerning symptoms, especially during cold weather.  I was curious to see if another herbal product would help.  After doing some […]

Interview with Colleen Meyer, Registered Saddle Fitter

Occasionally, someone will e-mail me with questions about saddle fit.  Unfortunately, this is something I can’t profess to know a whole lot about.  There are, however, professional saddle fitters out there who can help people in this area.  Colleen Meyer is one of them.   The only internationally recognized organization which certifies people for saddle […]

Free Choice Minerals for Horses

The following is an excerpt from an article entitled, Holistic Equine Nutrition written by Dr. Joyce Harman, of Harmany Equine Clinic, based in Virginia.  Mineral balance is perhaps even more critical than vitamin balance in a horse’s diet. There is a complex interaction between many minerals; even a slight excess of one mineral in a […]