Subscribe Now and nevermiss an issue!
Expand your experience with video demos, product promos, & how-to’s.
Listen to some of the top experts in holistic horse veterinary care.
Receive the latest in holistic horse news each week.
Sign Up Now
See All the Latest News
Rehoming Horses for Life Educational Course March 22-23
Spalding Lab Launches "Flying SL Ranch Radio Channel"
Beverly Gray Joins CurOST Team
Summer Whinnys Super Silver Sets Gold Standard in Leg Protection
The year 2014 is considered as the Year of the Wood Horse in the Chinese Zodiac Calendar. Chinese Astrology is a prediction theory using Yin-Yang Five Elements. The zodiac calendar comprises 12 animal signs (Rat, Cow, Tiger, Dragon, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Chicken, Dog and Pig), with Horse the seventh among them. All Chinese Astrology Signs pass through five elements: metal, water, wood, fire and earth. These elements’ characteristics modify the animal signs.
Read more: 2014: The Year of the Horse
Some equine therapies, such as chiropractic and acupuncture, require special training or certification. Others can fall under the “do-it-yourself” (DIY) category, raising concerns on how to safely incorporate them into your horse’s care.
Are you curious about infrared, laser, ceramic fabric, and magnetic therapies? These therapies are generally supplied to the horse through a range of equipment, from blankets or wraps that can be left on the horse to gear that plugs into an electrical outlet for short-term, supervised application.
Read more: Tools You Can Use: Guidelines and Cautions for Equine Therapy Equipment
It is a gorgeous fall day. I am in a round pen with Tori, a Morgan mare that I have played with many times. Being a mare, she is given to moods and is a bit unpredictable; she is not always up for play. I have had wonderful dances with her in the past, moving with her in an open arena where she is free to canter away from me and then come back when she is ready. She likes moving big, striding alongside of me. This round pen is fifty feet in diameter, made with six-foot panels of high metal fencing. As round pens go, it is very open and airy, but sometimes the round pen feels confining to Tori. Knowing that she is prone to claustrophobia, I start with quiet, free flowing movement, undemanding and somewhat contained in space.
Read more: Dancing with Horses
March 7 2014 - March 9 2014Introduction to Healing Touch
Click here for more event listings
March 8 2014 - March 9 2014Masterson Method Horse Massage
March 9 2014Shamrock Path Ride: 1000 Rides to Raise $1 Million
March 10 2014 - March 14 2014Equine Massage Level 2
Submit an Event
Your best source for equine therapy, horse disease, horse therapy, equine nutrition and holistic veterinarian based information.
Holistic HorsePO Box 353Silverdale, PA 18962Phone: 215-249-1965