Using Natural Supplements for the Equine Musculoskeletal System

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This is the fourth installment in my Natural Supplements series.  If you would like to learn about Using Natural Supplements for Digestive Health , Using Natural Supplements for Nervous System Health  or Using Natural Supplements for Immune System Health just click on these links.

This article will cover how we can use Herbs, Essential Oils and “Other” natural supplements to address issues with joints and soft tissue issues. Continue reading

Using Natural Supplements for the Equine Immune System

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By now you have been following this blog series for a few weeks and understand what I am talking about when I refer to “Natural Supplements”.  You also have learned what herbs, essential oils and “other” things we can use on the equine digestive system and the equine nervous system.  If you have not read those installments, I encourage you to, just click the links to be redirected.

This week we will be discovering what Natural Supplements we can use for the Equine Immune System. Continue reading

Using Natural Supplements For The Equine Nervous System

In my previous blog post I offered an overview of what I mean when I refer to a Natural Supplement.  I also covered our first area of concern of the five in this series, the Equine Digestive Track.  I would encourage you to read that blog before moving on to this.  You can click here to access it.

In this blog post we will discuss the Natural Supplements horse owners can look to for help with equine nervous system issues like too much energy or not enough. Continue reading

Natural Supplements For Equine Health

With all the talk about “natural” “organic” “biodegradable” it’s hard to know what we are reading about.  What exactly is a “Natural Supplement”? The definition of NATURAL I like to use is “existing in or caused by nature; not made or caused by humankind.” Add that to the definition of a SUPPLEMENT being “Something provided to complete something, to make up a deficiency or to strengthen the whole.” And there you have it. Continue reading

Product Review: Boo Boo Butter

You go out to the field, catch your horse to ride, and notice a cut on his knee. Ugh! A horse owner’s nightmare….injury.


After hosing it off and feeling for heat, you are relieved to see it is superficial. (Note: * Any swelling, bleeding or oozing should be seen by a vet).  But the knee is a difficult place for medicating. Boo Boo Butter to the rescue! Continue reading

Having a HORSE as your Spirit Animal



I am drawn to horses and always have been. If you find that to be true for you too, then the horse might be your spirit animal.

A horse is a very helpful spirit animal that helps facilitate spiritual awakening and growth by teaching you how to create symmetry between your desire for independence and your current responsibilities. There is a time to rest and a time to run and a lot of living in between.  A horse can teach you how to enjoy the sweet apple that drops from the tree before taking on that next challenge.

Having a horse as your spirit animal can mean different things to different people, and even different things at different times in your life. Look at two pictures of a horse, one wild and one tame. Which are you drawn to?

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