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
As I’ve said many times before, Frankincense is liquid gold. When you mention frankincense, most people recognize the word even if they aren’t familiar with essential oils. Frankincense was one of the gifts that the wise men brought to baby Jesus. Well, what is Frankincense exactly? It is a resin derived from tree sap of… Continue reading Oil Spotlight: Frankincense.
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
What exactly is an essential oil? Well, an essential oil is an aromatic compound found in the bark, leaves, seeds, flowers, and other parts of plants. When you smell the sweet aroma of a blooming flower in the morning, that is what an essential oil is made of! Not only are they the fragrance of plants but… Continue reading Why Choose Essential Oils?