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…

Helping animals to be calm – naturally

Hello 🙂 In this post, i’m looking at some of the most popular therapies to help animal who are feeling lonely or anxious. There’s many reasons why an animal will feel insecure or be anxious and “pine”. This could be because they’re a rescued animal, or they have had a change in their lifestyle which…

Antioxidants & Animal Care

Hello, In this edition of my blog, i’m providing an overview on antioxidants – why are they important for our animal’s health? What are Antioxidants and why are they helpful? Antioxidants are essential for both animals and humans alike. Their primary benefit is their ability to neutralize excess free radicals that the body produces during its…

Itchy times!

Hello 🙂   Sweet Itch is usually considered as being a summer ailment, and here we are in September – so is it something we should worry about now? Having noticed my horses been itchy over the last few days, I think it’s definitely something to still be concerned about.  The weather’s still warm and has…

Having something to aim at…

Hello 🙂 I was thinking about how best to title this blog – and did consider titling it “goals” or “targets”, but they can have a habit of putting people off don’t they? But it’s important to have something to aim at, whether it’s deciding what you want to achieve out of a hack or schooling…

Aloe for Horses Tip #1

Hello There’s been a bit of a gap since my last blog post.  As well as watching the Rio Olympics – particularly the equestrian sports which has taken a bit of time, I’ve had some issues with Tara’s foot! Specifically Tara’s latest issue is that she had some pus in her foot, and just to…

Homeopathy for Animals

Hello 🙂 In this blog post, I’m providing a brief overview of homeopathy – which can be a controversial subject for many.  Indeed recently there again have been more moves to try and stop it being used to help animal health.  But what is it? What is homeopathy? About 200 years ago a German doctor, Samuel…

Popular Holistic Therapies for Dogs!

Hello There’s lots of ways that your dog can have a holistic approach to his/her lifestyle, and there’s many complementary therapies that are used with dogs for health and wellbeing. In this blog post i’m focusing on 3 – massage, hydrotherapy and bach flower remedies. Has your dog tried any of these? Don’t forget to…

Bright Eyes

Hello 🙂 Bright eyes are often considered to be a sign of good health – for us or our animals.  But sometimes this can be difficult to achieve – dust, pollen, sunshine, tiredness to name but a few things, can all be a challenge to having bright eyes.  This post is about one of my…