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Comfrey Comfort-Skin Relief! April 22 2019, 0 Comments

Thanks to the inclusion of the allintoin compound, Comfrey is well known to re-build cells and tissues, and for that reason, is a popular ingredient in topical salves and liniments. 

Herbs for Warmth! March 15 2019, 0 Comments

These herbs provide immune support during the cold and wet months of winter and spring and can encourage picky eaters to finish their dinner.


Licorice: Not just a sweet candy December 22 2018, 0 Comments

While Licorice is not quite a cure-all, it is truly a medicinal gift from nature for horses and humans alike. This hardy perennial is native to parts of the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, and Northern China, and while best known for its flavoring in candies, its medicinal benefits abound.

Horsey Superfoods: Nutritious Nettles! December 22 2018, 0 Comments

Nettles can be very effective for providing horses relief from allergies, osteoarthritis, laminitis and other metabolic conditions. 

Equine Nutrition Cheat Sheet! October 01 2018, 0 Comments

I get countless calls and emails asking me from horse owners for advice on what supplement to purchase for their horses.  I thought it would be helpful to spread the love and provide some of the basics I review with every client before making a recommendation.  Choosing a supplement can be very overwhelming, so I hope this helps you all get more comfortable with the choices in the market. Happy shopping!!

Witch Hazel- Skin Magic September 21 2018, 0 Comments

This local drugstore staple is famous for being a wonderful skin treatment for humans, but did you know this great, affordable treatment has many uses around the barn? 

Calming Flower- Ylang Ylang July 22 2018, 0 Comments

The lovely star shaped yellow Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) flower grows on the Cananga tree. Known for its use in aromatherapy as a perfume and a relaxant, this delightful-smelling flower is typically administered as an essential oil and offers calming and healing benefits to your horse.

Rosemary for the Win May 17 2018, 0 Comments

Rosemary for equines is most commonly administered as an ingredient in insect repellant, as well as an ingredient in natural anti-viral and anti-fungal salves and sprays. Rosemary is especially effective against mosquitoes. 

Thuja: Sarcoid Relief Tree March 23 2018, 0 Comments

A coniferous tree in the Cypress family, native to Canada, and Central and Northeastern United States, the branches and leaves of the Thuja are known for its potent anti-viral, immunity boosting effects for horses and humans alike. Most popularly used as a sarcoid treatment, consider this plant as your go-to natural remedy next time a virus is at-play.


Nutrition for White Line and Thrush February 13 2018, 1 Comment

t the root of many equine health issues are nutritional deficiencies and imbalances, and often the only way to truly heal your horse is by addressing the root problem. This article looks at the root causes of some of the most common infections threatening our horse’s hooves: thrush and White Line Disease (WLD).