How’s Your Animal’s Energy?

Hello 🙂 In this blog post, i’m focusing on Reiki – a gentle, holistic but potentially powerful therapy. Have you heard of Reiki? & if you have, did you know that animals can also benefit? Firstly, what is Reiki? It’s a quiet, non-invasive therapy, which can be used with many animals – including dogs and…

Protect Your Horse’s Back From The Rain

Hello 🙂 Does your horse, pony or donkey wear a properly fitting and “proofed” rug in the rain? If not, he or she maybe at risk from rain scald.  But what is it? Rain scald is commonly found on horses backs who are left out during wet weather (with no rugs and have inadequate shelter). Bacteria…

Bach Flower Remedy Focus – Gorse

Hello 🙂 This time I’m giving you a short introduction to the magnificent Gorse – a Bach Flower Remedy that can be used with our animals (and us!).  So what is it? Gorse is just one of the 38 different Bach Flower Remedies that can be used not only by you, but your animal. The…

Consistency for Equine Health

Hello 🙂 It occurred to me while listening to the radio and others, that health promoting habits are often seen as a short-term thing. For people, there are things like “stop smoking month”, “stop drinking alcohol month”, “stop eating sugar month” – you get the drift i’m sure! Many years ago I was lucky enough…

Simple but Effective – Bach Remedies

Hello As regular readers will know, Bach Flower Remedies are one of my favourite complementary therapies. Many more people are discovering them, both for themselves and their animals, but I thought it’d be helpful to provide a quick recap on what they are. What are they? There are 38 different remedies in the Bach Flower…

Caring for Older Animals Whatever the Weather

Hello Does the weather make a difference to our health? Depending on which expert you listen to, some say yes and some say no!  But when you’ve got animals who are of a more “vintage variety” like 2 of my horses who’re 28 and 29 years old, then some days when the weather has been…

Essential Fatty Acids For Your Animals

Hello! Why Can Essential Fatty Acids Help Your Animals? First of all let’s see what Esssential Fatty Acids are. You probably have heard the term before, as they’re often talked about for benefiting human health. The main components of all fats are the fatty acids which might be saturated, monounsaturated or polyunsaturated. Essential fatty acids…

Bee healthy – with propolis

Hello 🙂 In this post I’m looking at one of my favourite healthy supplements – Propolis. A lot of people have never heard of it, but it IS amazing! Even fewer people know that not only can you take it as a supplement, but also your animals can too. What is Propolis? It is a…

Sprained Equine Ligaments & Tendons

Hello 🙂   Tara’s had damaged ligaments in the past, and so I know from experience that they can easily occur, but also take a long time to get better. Many horses will experience a tendon or ligament problem,  as all tendons/ligaments can be put under strain especially due to stresses from exercise on hard or rutted or…

Why Massage for Horses?

Hello 🙂 Has your horse had a massage recently?  Relieving stress and helping to maintain muscular health, are just two of the reasons why massage for horses is an ever-popular complementary therapy. In this edition of my regular blog, find out more about how your horse could benefit from massage.  Please share this with your…

Energy Therapies for Animals

Hello 🙂 Everyone – human or animal has “energy”. Did you know that there are several holistic approaches that aim to promote wellbeing through using techniques to work with the body’s energy field? Do energy therapies work? Sometimes people can be sceptical if energy healing techniques really can work, and if instead just a placebo effect…