Equine Hanna Somatics: An Alternative Approach to Your Horse’s Overall Wellness

Equine Hanna Somatics

Equine Hanna Somatics was introduced in 1997, after being adapted from the human practice of Hanna Somatics, and the documented response of horses that have undergone its therapy has been profound. Sources of Discomfort in Horses Horses, like humans and any other vertebrate animal, develop chronically contracted muscles as a … Continue reading

Proper Exercise for Your Horse

A woman stretches a horse's front legs

Horses, like any animal, need exercise to maintain health.  Although horses are seen grazing contentedly in fields, they need activity. Exercise helps develop strong muscles and bones, as well as increase stamina and resistance to disease. Exercise increases lung capacity and strengthens the heart.  Muscles, tendons and ligaments all increase … Continue reading

A Natural Approach to Flea Prevention

Fleas are a nuisance for you and a cause of discomfort for your pet.  These parasites can become especially problematic during the warmer Spring and Summer months.  Worse yet, the itchy little buggers have begun to develop resistance to the most commonly used chemical prevention methods. Over the counter and … Continue reading