Category Archives: Interviews

Interviews with horse professionals working in various fields pertaining to natural horse health

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 […]

‘Let the Germs Get the Worms’: Q&A with Dr. Martin Nielsen

As I was perusing the internet last weekend, I came across an article about an upcoming and very different type of equine parasite study.  Of course, my little ears perked up because I’m always on the lookout for new research related to more natural means of horse health, and I also have a special interest in deworming.  I […]

Interview with Lisa Ross-Williams, Natural Horse Care Expert

Lisa Ross-Williams is a natural horse care consultant and host of the If Your Horse Could Talk webcast available at She has completed the Basic Veterinary Homeopathy course through the British Institute of Homeopathy, holds a degree in Environmental Plant Science, and is an Equine Iridology Technician. Lisa is the Publisher/Editor-In-Chief of Natural Horse […]

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Interview with Animal Acupuncturist, Dr. Patricia Baley

If you’ve never experienced acupuncture for yourself, I would encourage you to give it a try.  Acupuncture can be very beneficial for a variety of conditions (I’ve had it performed for neck and shoulder pain, lower back pain, and hormonal imbalances), but make sure you find a highly-trained acupuncturist who knows what they’re doing.  I use […]

Interview with Dr. Dan Moore, ‘The Natural Vet’

Dr. Dan Moore graduated from Auburn University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and has formulated and marketed natural products for people, pets, and horses for over two decades. He has done business on the internet since 2001 providing products and became one of the first to offer question/answer services as a “virtual” vet. For years, Dr. […]

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The Five Element Horse Types + Interview with Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. Madalyn Ward

(The following is an excerpt from Dr. Ward’s article, “Brief Introduction to the Five Element Horse Types and Temperaments”.  To view the article in its entirety, click here.)  There are many approaches to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but the Five-Element approach is unique in that it includes the idea that each of us, animal or […]

Interview with Natural Balance Equine Dentist, Spencer LaFlure

  Born on a pack trip through the Adirondack Mountains of New York, Spencer grew up on his parents’ two dude ranches there. He has had a lifetime of experiences with all kinds of horses. After a successful rodeo career, he trained horses, but decided he could better help the horse through dentistry. He holds […]