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About then5925

Hi! My name is Casie Bazay. I'm a mom, a freelance writer, and a certified equine acupressure practitioner.

Lillie–The Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month

Lillie is the Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month for April.  The aged dun mare came to Serendipity Horse Rescue several years ago in very poor shape.  She was malnourished, depressed, and angry.   At first, Lillie did not adapt well to her new home.  She stood alone and would refuse to interact with people or […]

Natural Remedies for Gastric Ulcers in Horses

Last week, I wrote about preventing gastric ulcers in horses–which is mainly done by making modifications in diet and management practices.  This week, I’d like to expand on the issue a bit more and focus on some natural remedies for this very common condition. First of all, we may not be aware of how many horses suffer […]

EIPH in Horses

A friend recently asked me about ‘bleeding’ in horses.  Bleeding is technically called Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) and is common in race and performance horses.  The following article, by holistic veterinarian, Dr. Madalyn Ward,  explains the condition and a few treatment options.  A certain amount of pulmonary hemorrhage, which is bleeding in the lungs, can […]

Time–The Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month

It seems that some horses are just dealt a difficult hand in life.  ’Time’, a 21-year-old Morgan gelding owned by Linda Clark, is one such horse.  During his lifetime, Time has been diagnosed with five different serious conditions.  But thanks to Linda’s dedication and careful attention to his diet, Time has recovered from his conditions and is doing well today.  I’m honored […]

Interview with Karen Eddings, The ‘Equine Nurse’

Karen Eddings worked as a registered nurse for over thirty years.  After becoming uncomfortable with the allopathic model of medicine (treating the symptoms), she sought to learn more about holistic healing for both people and animals.   She studied herbal and energy medicine, equine dentistry,  received her masters degree in holistic nutrition, and became an iridologist […]