Category: Horse Care


A Guide to Gut Sounds in Horses

As an equine acupressure practitioner, something I commonly use is what is known in Traditional Chinese Medicine as the ‘Four Examinations’.  The Four Examinations use the five senses and are a way of gathering information about a horse...


Going Bitless: My Story

When I was younger, I never thought twice about putting a metal bit in my horse’s mouth.  It was just part of the necessary equipment for riding–along with the saddle and saddle pad.  And...


Joint Health for Young Horses

The following article is written by Dr. Madalyn Ward, DVM, a holistic veterinarian based in Austin, Texas.  More of her articles can be found at Holistic Horsekeeping. ________________________________________________________________________ Joint health is such a concern...