Category Archives: Horse Care

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. […]

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 […]