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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...


Fifteen Fascinating Facts About Horse Digestion

I think many of us tend to ‘humanize’ our horses.  We think they should be clean.  We think they should wear nice, warm blankets when it’s cold.  And we think they should eat two or three meals a day–just like...


Horse Poop 101

  For many of us, dealing with horse manure is a day-to-day occurrence.  We scoop it, we dump it, and we forget about it–for the most part.  But have you ever really taken a...