The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog


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...


Myths that Keep Your Horse Shod

The following is a guest post, written by AANHCP Hoof Care Practitioner and co-founder of Effective Pet Wellness, Narayan Khalsa. There is a saying in the natural horse care movement–that all horses can go...


Going Bitless: My Story

When I was younger, I never thought twice about putting a metal bit in my horse’s mouth.  It was just part of the necessary equipment for riding–along with the saddle and saddle pad.  And...