Category Archives: Home Remedies

Natural Supplement Guide for Horses

A frequent question that I get is ‘How much of (insert supplement here) should I feed to my horse?’  The answer isn’t always simple and I want to make it clear that I am not a veterinarian nor an equine nutritionist.  I am just someone who happens to do a lot of research and who […]

Tucker’s Journey

For November, I am featuring another BLM mustang as my Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month–this one, a bay gelding named Tucker.  Tucker has faced several challenges during his seven years–and perhaps the biggest challenge of all was just finding a loving home.  Here is is story. . .   Tucker’s journey in captivity began […]

Apple Cider Vinegar for Horses

I recently announced on my Facebook page that I started feeding apple cider vinegar to my three horses, but of course, I felt that ACV should be the focus of an entire post! I began learning about some of the health benefits of feeding ACV when I got backyard chickens last year, but before that, I’d […]

Acupressure for Equine Allergies

No allergy series on The Naturally Healthy Horse would be complete without the mention of my favorite holistic modality–acupressure.  So here it is! Just to recap, a few weeks ago, I wrote about Nutritional Support for Equine Allergies, and the following week, Essential Oils for Equine Allergies–if you didn’t catch those posts, I recommend reading them as well if […]

Essential Oils for Equine Allergies

Last week, I wrote about nutritional support for equine allergies for the first installment of my three-part equine allergy series.  This series was inspired by my own mare, Lee Lee, who has been experiencing some skin allergies this summer. If your horse suffers from either lung or skin allergies, I would start by taking a look at […]

Nutritional Support for Equine Allergies

Just this summer,  I’ve noticed Lee Lee rubbing her neck and chest on her stall door when she comes up to eat.  Itchy skin and rubbing to relieve it is a telltale sign of an allergy so I’ve been working to address the problem. Allergies are fairly common in horses–just as they are in people.   And since […]

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 […]