Archive for June 2016

One woman. One horse. One goal: 48 states for Domestic Violence Awareness.

How much time do you spend with your horse each week? How much do you wish you could spend?  For us horse lovers, it’s never enough. When I bought my Peruvian Paso-Mustang gelding Apollo a few years ago, I spent my days at a desk counting the hours until I could again inhale that wonderful read more…

Horses Help Humans Relieve Stress

I think of my time with my horse as my “happy place”.  Being with my horse helps me feel grounded, joyful, and relaxed.  It turns out there is science behind this subject.  As horse lovers, we feel the positive benefits of being with horses and I had the opportunity to examine scientific research that supports read more…

Ahead of the Game

If I told you that stretching your horse every day would mean that he/she will feel fantastic, reduce the risk of injury and fatigue, improve recovery, improve strength and potentially achieve greater results (not to mention the positive effect it has on the horse’s mind) I am sure you would immediately go the stables and read more…

The Importance of Labwork and How to Decipher

Routine blood chemistries are very important when it comes to keeping your horse healthy. Annual routine blood work can be useful to establish baseline values to determine what “normal” is for your horse. Also, routine blood work can catch early signs of disease before symptoms start to show and it helps establish patterns in rising or read more…