DIY Natural Fly Sprays

A couple years ago, I stopped buying fly sprays.  It wasn’t because I didn’t need them, but instead because I wanted to avoid the chemicals that many sprays contain–plus save a little money.  So I started experimenting with making my own.     I’ve found one recipe that I’ve stuck with for a while–it uses […]

Huego–A Barefoot Dressage Horse

One thing I love about doing my ‘Horse of the Month’ series is getting to  learn about so many different horses–of various breeds, backgrounds, and disciplines–but who are all tied together by the fact that their guardians want to provide them with most natural lifestyle that they can.   For the month of May, I […]

Free Choice Salt for Horses

The following post is written by Chris and Roger Richardson of  The Holistic Horse.  People often ask me which type of salt I feed to my own horses, and though I once fed table salt, I now feed the loose unrefined Sea Salt from this company.  I thought some of you might be interested to […]

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 […]