The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

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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,...

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...