Tag Archives: immune system

Adaptogenic Herbs for Horses

When I took Dr. Kellon’s Nutrition as Therapy course several years ago, one of the many things I learned about was adaptogenic herbs–the ‘kingly’ herbs.  I have used them regularly with my horses ever since. Adaptogenic herbs are defined as ‘herbs which result in the stabilization of physiological processes and promotion of homeostasis, for example decreased cellular […]

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 […]