Category: Specific Conditions

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EIPH (Bleeding) in Horses

A friend recently asked me about ‘bleeding’ in horses.  Bleeding is technically called Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) and is common in race and performance horses.  The following article, by holistic veterinarian, Dr. Madalyn Ward,...

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TMJ Disorder in Horses

Temporo-mandibular joint and muscle disorders, often simply referred to as TMJ, are defined as “a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control jaw movement.”  A...

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Hope for Navicular Horses?

If you google ‘navicular’, you’ll come up with hundreds of different articles–many contradicting one another– about this supposedly incurable equine condition.  It’s very easy for a person to become confused about what ‘navicular’ really means and whether or not...

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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...