What horse enjoys deworming time? It’s hard to blame a horse for failing to enjoy his deworming paste; it doesn’t exactly look like good eats. Although deworming companies have put great effort into making the medicine more palatable, some horses simply haven’t read the memo and refuse to have anything to do with dewormers. A […]
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Why you should not practice communicating with your own pet when you are first learning animal communication. I was absolutely flabbergasted, confounded, shocked and dismayed when I heard what Nita said after our Live Q&A Coaching Class: “…The usual enriching and awesome live call… my main takeaway, simple and basic as it sounds, is to […]
Any horse owner hates the thought of colic in horses. As you shake the grain bucket to call your horse in for dinner, he lifts his head in acknowledgement. Slowly, he ambles toward you, then he abruptly stops, looks at his side and proceeds to lie down. Not only is he not interested in eating, […]
Like with any skill, your competency and proficiency at communication with animals will increase with proper practice and use. Earlier this last week I got the message that one of our student’s pets was ill and needed help. I was not just chilling and hanging out in my sanctuary with nothing to do but focus […]
This article was previously published January 17, 2014, and was updated on July 28, 2022 First Aid for Laminitis in Horses If you suspect that laminitis (or founder, as it is known in layman’s terms) is to blame for your horse’s sudden lameness, call your veterinarian immediately. Then, follow this first-aid protocol while waiting for […]
This article was previously published December 3, 2013, and was updated on July 8, 2022. Working to achieve the Square Halt Although it’s sometimes sought like the holy grail by dressage riders, a square halt is not to be valued as an end in itself, but for what it tells you about your horse’s development. […]