Volume 15 Issue 4
On the cover: Madeline welcomes the fresh, new morning as she exits the woods and heads out into the open Georgia field. [Photo by Nancy McCurdy]
Equissentials - Equine Enrichment…Try Some Today!
Unfortunately, many horses are confined to small pens and box stalls. Not only does this hinder the horse physically, but it also affects his mental well-being. Fortunately, there are ways to support your horse in mind, body, and spirit. One way is to create a stimulating living environment with fun and exciting activities for him, and for you.
In Training - Dressage for the Horse
Dressage for the Horse By Lauren Sands There is a misconceived notion that if one wants to participate in the discipline of dressage, one needs the right kind of horse. In this limited view, the true art and essence of dressage has been lost. Dressage is never a means unto itself, but a precise method for creating a willing, supple, strong, balanced, straight, collected, capable, obedient, athletic and responsive partner. Think dressage for the horse… not the horse for dressage.
With In the Law - Identify Your Horse before a Disaster Hits Home
Identify Your Horse before a Disaster Hits Home By Debi Metcalfe Disasters can displace you and your animals for days, weeks, or even permanently. If you have traceable identification on your horses, then they are ready to help find their own way home. You can never have too much identification on your horse in the event of a disaster!
Articles In this Issue:
- Equine Enrichment…Try Some Today! - By Lisa Ross-Williams
- Equine Craniosacral Therapy: Meeting Horses on Their Own Terms - By Francis Gilbert
- Dressage for the Horse - By Lauren Sands
- Identify Your Horse before a Disaster Hits Home - By Debi Metcalfe
- First Aid A-roam-atherapy: Never Leave Home without It! - By Diana Wanamaker
- EWA and ALC Produce Evidence Showing GAO Horse Welfare Report was Fraudulent -John Holland
- Sore Footed Horses: Measurements Can Help Determine Pathology - By Sarah J. Nickle
- An Introduction to Homeopathy, Part 3: How Homeopathic Remedies are Made - By Charlotte Raby
- Caring for Companion Animals: Consider Essential Oils - By Elizabeth Stanton
- Going Green in 2014: Resolutions You Can Keep! - By Jennie Kramer
- Materia Medica: Silica Terra (Silicea) - By Charlotte Raby
- Making Trail Memories - By Karen Scholl
- The Margo Plicatus: What You Don't Know Can Hurt Your Horse - By Lisa Preston
- Keeping You Both Safe and Sound: Essences to Help Relationships Blossom - By Meg Harrison
- They Taught Her What It Means to Be A Wild Horse - By Dutch Henry with Ginger Kathrens, The Cloud Foundation
- Cistus (Rock Rose) Essential Oil - By Nayana Morag
- Mustang Band - By Harold Roy Miller
- What essential oils do you use with your horse? What do you use them for? Anise - Pimpinella anisum - By Katharine Lark Chrisley, NHC, RMT, Equine Specialist
- The Healing and Teaching Our Horses Offer - By Marta Williams
- The Evolution and Nature of the Horse
- Excerpt from ACU-HORSE: A Guide to Equine Acupressure - by Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis
- Fencing Ideas: Looking Across the Chasm of Time - By Mark P. Dangelo, Elizabeth D. Dangelo and Jessica L. Dangelo
- Healing the Healers: Acupressure Gives Back to Therapeutic Riding Horses - By Susan Tenney, CMT
- How to Care for Your Back as You Care for Your Horse - By David Ackerman, DC
- My Colt, Swasey - By Ginger Kathrens
On the cover:
On the cover:
Madeline welcomes the fresh, new morning as she exits the woods and heads out into the open Georgia field.
Photo by Nancy McCurdy, www.nancymccurdyphotography.com