The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

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Feeding Senior Horses

My life with horses began with a senior. Her name was Lady Be Good (Lady, for short) and she was approximately 21 years old when we signed the lease papers and brought her home....

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The Facts on Flaxseeds

Feeding Flaxseeds — Do you have all the facts? By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. (To read more of Dr. Getty’s articles or schedule a consultation, please visit her website.) Do you feed your horse...

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Caring for Minis

Who doesn’t love miniature horses? From their tiny noses to their tiny hooves, they’re pretty much one of the cutest animals on earth. We know it, and they know it. But though they may...

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Rehabbing An Injured Horse

Rehab. It is a bit of an anxiety-filled word to most horse owners. You have just spent a large amount of money at the vet’s office and a diagnosis has been handed down with...

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Bartonella Infection in Horses

If you haven’t heard of bartonella, you’re definitely not alone. I recently learned about this type of bacteria which can infect not only horses, but also cats, dogs, cattle, humans, and several other mammals. But...

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To Stall or Not to Stall in Cold Weather?

I rarely stall my horses, but I have kept them up (in stalls/paddocks) some this past week due to having our first two frosts of the season. Grass can be very high in sugar...