Volume 8 Issue 4
Table of Contents
THE EASY KEEPER: Myth and Dangers
In both laminitis and diabetes mellitus, the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates, a function of the liver and pancreas, is seriously impaired. As long as a horse has a propensity towards this disease, excess glucose in the blood is going to go along with glucose deprivation to the laminae.
Anthelmintic Herbs for the Health of Your Horse
Nature is such a wonderful thing,
in that so many of its elements were intended to work together. There
are varieties of seeds and herbs that when blended together will
not only help to expel parasites, but will also assist in destroying
their larvae or eggs, while preventing parasitic infestations.
Photo by Zita Strother, www.imagesbyzita.com
Silicea and Calcarea Fluorica: Making the Choice
Silicea is a remedy to consider in excessive scarring, keloids, in hard and indurated scars, and in painful scars or scars which open and fester. Such symptoms are only part of the remedy picture, however; there is more to consider when choosing a remedy.
Prevention and Relief of Navicular Problems: Frog Management
The frog tends to callus in the correct shape and thickness if the horse is barefoot and excess wall length is not allowed. Experience has shown me that the decisions we make with frog trimming may be more important than with any other part of the foot.