The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

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Headshaking

I have a mare named Lee Lee who has a few odd tendencies–I don’t ride her anymore (thanks to a suspensory ligament injury), but when I did, she would often sling her head up...

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Reducing Your Horse’s Toxic Load

Unfortunately, in this day and age, we live in an increasingly toxic world. Pesticides, herbicides, and a number of other harmful chemicals infiltrate our environment on a daily basis. We unknowingly put many of...

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Doing the Best We Can

As horse owners, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the advice out there regarding horse management. Chances are, you hear it from many sources–online articles, horse friends, well-known competitors, and maybe even family....

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The Problem with High Heels

I’m not a fan of wearing high heels. Sure, I own a pair or two and will put them on for the occasional wedding or other special event, but they’re uncomfortable, and I can...

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Feeding Garlic to Horses

As you may already be well aware, garlic is one of the more controversial things to feed horses. Some people say it’s dangerous for horses to consume, while others tout its many benefits. So...