The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

Why Barefoot Doesn’t Work for Horses

It seems many people are giving barefoot a try these days, but all too often, I hear of someone giving up, becoming convinced that barefoot just doesn’t work for their horse.  They find that their...

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EPM and Metabolic Challenges: Time’s Story

It seems that some horses are just dealt a difficult hand in life.  ‘Time’, a 21-year-old Morgan gelding owned by Linda Clark, is one such horse.  During his lifetime, Time has been diagnosed with five different...

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Red Light Therapy for Horses

While attending Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute in 2009, I discovered a conjunctive modality that many practitioners were using–known as red light therapy.  So when I started my own equine acupressure business, I decided that buying a...

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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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A Life-Threatening Lameness: Mohna’s Story

The Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month for February is Guardians IIM Neet , aka Mohna–a 16 year old Arabian mare who overcame a life-threatening injury thanks to a combination of Western medicine, holistic treatments, and...

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Essentials for the Horse Barn

Here in Oklahoma, the cold, miserable weather we’ve all likely been experiencing this winter finally made its exit– and I’m hoping for good!  This past weekend, the temperature was in the sixties so I spent some much-needed...