In the world of horses, we all know that falling off one way or another is bound to happen eventually. And to those of us who ride the younger horses, it tends to happen a bit more often. I had a bit of a spill on Sunday. Still alive and nothings broken but a bit banged up… Continue reading When the inevitable happens…Falling off.
We all in the horse world know and dread hearing the word ‘Colic’. It is a devastating killer that so many horses battle every year. Please note that DigestZen is not a total cure all and you should still consult your veterinarian if you think that your horse is going through an episode of colic. How… Continue reading The big bad Colic and DigestZen.
If you are an active follower, you will notice that I mention Peppermint Oil quite often. This is because horses absolutely love it, duh! 🙂 Peppermint happens to taste amazing and has an array of benefits, especially for our horsey friends. I’ve put together a short list of my 3 favorite ways to use Peppermint… Continue reading The 3 Best Ways to Use Peppermint Oil with Your Horse
Carrier oils are called such because they ‘carry’ the oil to the skin. They are used to dilute the powerful essential oils that we love so much. Most essential oils are overwhelming in their pure form, especially to animals!! They are more sensitive than we are. Cats especially are extremely sensitive to oils and the owner… Continue reading All about Carrier Oils
Essential oils and horses go great together!! Here are some easy ways to use Essential Oils daily to improve the health and happiness of your beloved equine partner. #1 Peppermint Put 1-2 drops of peppermint oil in your hand. Rub oil all over the bars of your bit. Horses absolutely love the taste of the… Continue reading 5 oils to use daily for your horse
So we had a horse at the barn who was developing some sort of fungus gunk on his face, probably because of a mixture of sweat and dirt that was just irritating his skin. After a little while of trying to just wipe his face with a wet towel, and applying some sort of generic… Continue reading Fungus Remedy
Horses can be naturally nervous creatures. Being a prey animal, they are naturally ingrained to be fearful. Instincts have a powerful hold over them and they rely on the ole ‘fight or flight’ technique. When a horse spooks, they are either going to fight (rear, buck, strike, etc.) or get the heck out of dodge!… Continue reading Calming Oils