Sara Jackson from Equestrian Balance joins me as this month’s guest speaker to share three ways to build your horse’s trust in you. Her main goal is to help you and your horse build the partnership you are dreaming of using clear communication and cooperation.
In November 2020 we were joined by the wonderful Susan Tenney from Elemental Acupressure based in America. During our chat we got to learn about acupoints for horse’s experiencing hormonal issues such as PPID and mares who struggle with their cycles.
The liver is a vital organ that is working efficiently to ensure the overall health of your horse. It is important to note that vaccinations, chemical medications, chemical wormers, Bute, toxic plants, including pesticides sprayed on/around pastures all have an impact on the function of the liver.
In October 2020 we were joined by Nicky Higgs, an Equine Podiatrist based in Western Australia. Nicky and I chat about “Everything Hooves” including what a healthy hoof should look like, a range of common issues many horse owners experience and wholistic ways to address these.
Our domesticated horses can face a multitude of issues when it comes to their hooves. This article looks at two of the common issues your horse may encounter and what herbs you can use to support them.
One of the many reasons I love to use reward-based training is that I want Lucy to be as calm as possible when introducing new concepts. I want her to feel like she is always succeeding, more importantly, that she always has a choice. So I thought I would share my journey into Reward Based Training.
In August 2020 we were joined by Clare Frost from Equine Breathing where we delve into what the Equine Breathing Technique is, how it works and why it may help your horse.
In July 2020 we were joined by Mary Walby from God’s Window Senior Horse Rehab in Washington, USA. Mary rehabilitates retired senior horses and gives them lifetime sanctuary. She also provides community education and resources for improving the health and welfare of all senior horses.
We know the privilege of having an older horse in our lives, comes with the need for a little extra TLC. Common issues that creep in are arthritis, Cushing’s Disease and general aches and pains.
This month we are focusing on a selection of Immune Boosting Herbs we can provide for our horse’s overall well-being, especially at this time of year during the cold, wet months when we all feel like we need a boost. The horse’s immune system, otherwise known as the...