Tag Archives: equine acupressure

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 the dedication of her guardian, Eileen Coe, a certified equine acupressure practitioner. Mohna’s first brush with death actually occurred at the age […]

Equine Acupressure Point for Sore Muscles

OUCH, My Muscles Are So Sore: An Acupressure Point Can Help From Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute Your horse can’t verbalize how he is feeling, yet, if you pay attention, he is very good at indicating how his body feels. Muscle aches, stiffness, and pain impacts your horse’s attitude and performance. Often muscle pain is a […]

Acupressure Points for Equine Swelling and Pain

It seems my horses are giving me no shortage of blog post ideas as of lately.  I’ve gone for years with no accidents or illnesses and then all of a sudden–bam!  They all seem to hit at once.  I guess that’s how it usually goes though. . . I have one especially accident-prone horse–Bob.  A […]

Acupressure and Acupuncture for Horses: What’s the Difference?

  The following post is copied, with permission, from Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Blog and written by Nancy Zidonis and Amy Snow, co-founders of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute and authors of several animal acupressure books, including Equine Acupressure: A Working Manual. A horsefly is mid-air, within inches of landing on the horse’s flank. The surface of […]

Acupressure for Pigeon Fever in Horses

You may remember that my gelding, Bob, has been dealing with Pigeon Fever for the last month or so.  The abscess opened up just over a week ago, and it is still draining. It can be a slow process, I hear.  I’m continuing to perform acupressure sessions on him every few days to boost his immune […]