All posts by Casie

About Casie

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

Free Choice Salt for Horses

The following post is written by Chris and Roger Richardson of  The Holistic Horse.  People often ask me which type of salt I feed to my own horses, and though I once fed table salt, I now feed the loose unrefined Sea Salt from this company.  I thought some of you might be interested to […]

Equine Hair Analysis by Karen Eddings: Hershey’s Results

Last year, as I was doing research for a post on TMJ, I came across an article written by a lady named Karen Eddings, aka the ‘Equine Nurse’.  I later looked through Karen’s website and asked if she would be interested in doing in interview for the blog.   (You can read her interview here.) […]

Healthy Horse Pastures

Is your horse pasture healthy?  I don’t mean is it beautiful and green–I mean is it healthy for your horse?!? You may or may not have ever thought about this question, but it’s something I’ve been doing a lot of thinking on lately. I’ll be honest, until recently, I could have cared less whether my pasture […]

10 Herbs for your Horse

The following article is written by holistic veterinarian, Dr. Joyce Harman of Harmany Equine Clinic.   Did you know that herbs can be powerful aids to assist during healing for humans and animals alike? If you’ve been eager to learn more about holistic medicine, but not sure where to start, here’s a quick look at the […]

Surviving EPM: Dyzzi’s Story

For April, I am featuring a seven-year-old APHA mare named Drummer Doll, aka Dyzzi, as my horse of the month.  After a bout with EPM (Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis) last year, Dyzzi is back to being happy and healthy today.     Kaitlyn Lorentz bought Dyzzi three years ago so she could go roping with her husband. […]

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 […]