Uveitis from Lyme Disease in Horses

Having recently been battling Lyme Disease in myself and my dog I found this information about Lyme Disease in horses startling. I had no idea the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease could also cause so many other problems that are often not connected. Following the article I will recommend some natural treatment options that may help

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Think You Can’t Have A Barefoot Horse? Think Again……

The barefoot horse movement is not going away as some have predicted. As a Barefoot Trimmer myself I deal with these issues discussed in this article all the time. With proper education and a good Barefoot Trimmer most horses transition quite quickly and easily. This is great information on the Barefoot Horse from The Naturally Healthy

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Is Hoof Thrush Dangerous for Your Horse?

What is Hoof Thrush? If you smell a foul odor while picking your horse’s feet, chances are he has contracted hoof thrush, a frog-eating, anaerobic bacterium. Thrush is a primary concern, whether your horse lives mainly at pasture or in a stable, especially in wet weather. In my natural hoofcare practice horse hoof thrush is

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This May Improve Your Horse’s Performance

Why is the horse’s immune system so important? The three key influencing factors on a horse’s immune system are psychological calm, nutrition, and age. Certain activities (such as strength in a performance or a race) and outside influences can contribute to added pressure on the immune system. Horse breeders, trainers and racers often times find themselves

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11 Super Tips for Winter Horse Care and Riding

Winter Horse Care can be tricky but not if you follow these great tips on How to Care for Your Horse In the Winter Caring for horses attentively through winter will help to ensure that they get through the season with relatively few problems. Horses are reasonably hardy in cold temperatures and grow a winter

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Why Sea Salt for Horses?

Sea salt is Nature’s electrolyte. It aids in digestion and stabilizes body functions and fluids. It is natural unrefined salt that contains over 80 essential minerals. Without salt, life itself would not be possible. Salt is as important to life as oxygen and water. Horses utilize salt as an essential ingredient for life.  When it comes

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Herbal Bute Alternative for Horses

What is Herbal Bute? A combination of herbs known for their anti-inflammatory and pain relieving qualities.  Herbal Bute relieves pain, stiffness, and inflammation for performance horses. Are you concerned about long term use of bute for your horse? When we’re dealing with chronic conditions, like arthritis, bute or other NSAIDs aren’t a good choice.   There are documented negative

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