Podcast episode 49: Moody Mares and problem pregnancies.

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Have you or your friends ever dealt with a moody mare? Not just a regular cycling mare, but the super over-the-top moody mares. (I’ve heard them called “psycho-b#*ches”) On today’s Horse Mysteries Solved podcast, we chat about WHY some mares are moody, and some not. There’s so many mares regularly on raspberry leaves or chasteberry or Regumate, that it becomes … Read More

Podcast Episode 47: Colic and the travelator

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Here’s the bad news: Colic is the #1 cause of death in horses. Impaction colic is involved in about 80% of all colic types. Here’s the good news: Impaction colic is totally preventable. In today’s Horse Mysteries Solved podcast, I’ll share with you an easy to remember analogy about how the intestine works — which is surprisingly like an airport … Read More

Podcast Episode 46: Cellulitis

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I hope you are NOT familiar with cellulitis, because it is not good. There’s an image of a horse leg with cellulitis below (graphic warning). Articles state that over 50% of cellulitis cases come with no warning, and no signs of trauma or cut skin. It’s currently a veterinary mystery. Which is why it’s on today’s Horse Mysteries Solved podcast. … Read More

Podcast Episode 45: When should you get an MRI?

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Has your horse had an MRI? I would love to hear the results. In todays Horse Mysteries Solved podcast, I’m sharing MRI results on a lame horse. Why would it matter? Because we discuss: -Were the results helpful? -What could have been done? -Why is the horse still lame? Plus: -Pros and cons of MRIs -Why MRIs can make you … Read More

Episode 14: Scar tissue — what can be done about it?

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    Have you had frustrations with a horse with scar tissue? Common scenarios: Short-strided hind end issues after gelding Tendon or ligament adhesions (stuck together) after injury Difficult breathing or coughing after bout with ‘flu or pneumonia Stiff or difficulty bending with chronic diarrhea These are just a few examples to give you the idea that scar tissue can … Read More

Podcast Episode #4: Acupuncture vs Energywork

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In this episode of “Horse Mysteries Solved”… Acupuncture vs Energywork We had an interesting question come in… Fred wanted to know if energy bodywork is the same as acupuncture without needles. A good question! There’s so many therapy modalities available, it can be tough to figure out how each one works… and which one might be best for your horse. … Read More

Podcast Episode #3: When massage will NOT help

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In this episode of “Horse Mysteries Solved”… When massage will NOT help Do you have your horse massaged? I’m sure he or she loves it. :) But do you ever wonder if it is helping in the long-term? Or is massage just for short-term muscle relief? Find out: * when massage is best used * when it won’t help * … Read More