Sunday, September 22, 2019
TCVM perspective and treatment of equine metabolic syndrome

TCVM perspective and treatment of equine metabolic syndrome

More than 20% of all horses are at risk of developing Metabolic Syndrome. This article looks at one case successfully treated with alternative therapies. In...
TCVM for RAO in horses

TCVM for RAO in horses

Learn how acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can effectively treat recurrent airway obstruction in equines. Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) is one of the most common...
Extruded horse feeds pros and cons

Extruded horse feeds pros and cons

Though they’re not for every horse, extruded feeds offer important benefits in some circumstances. My first experience with extruded horse feed occurred in the early...
Integrative Treatment of Equine Endocrine Disease

Integrative treatment of Equine Endocrine Disease — 4 case examples

These four case studies show successful treatment of endocrine disease with homeopathy and veterinary spinal manipulation (“chiropractic”). In horses, the main endocrine diseases are Cushing’s...
Allergies and the benefits of serum testing

Allergies and the benefits of serum testing

The best definition of an allergy is: “a classic overreaction by the immune system to an otherwise harmless substance”. Pollen from Bermuda grass, for...
Applied kinesiology for horses

Applied kinesiology for horses

Four cases of subtle neuromuscular weakness in horses and how to asses and correct them using kinesiology. Subtle neuromuscular weakness is common in horses. It...
A well-fitting saddle connects horse and rider

A well-fitting saddle connects horse and rider

“A prerequisite for harmony between horse and rider is the pairing of a healthy, mature horse with a practiced, empathetic, sensitive, and well-trained rider....
Tui-Na: Chinese medical massage

Tui-Na: Chinese medical massage

This modality uses massage manipulations to stimulate acupressure points or surface regions of the body, restoring physiological balance and promoting circulation. The earliest documentation of...
Herbs offer safe, effective pain management

Herbs offer safe, effective pain management

An herbal approach to pain can address the causes of discomfort, has few to no side effects, and can be used over a long...
Alternative pain control for surgeries and injuries

Alternative pain control for surgeries and injuries

From laser and ozone therapy to herbs, acupuncture and chiropractic, there are many ways to help patients with pain arising from surgery and injury.  No...