Volume 17 Issue 2

Volume 17 Issue 2

Description below. Photo by Tamara Gooch

Natural Parasite Control

Natural Parasite Control

by Lisa Ross-Williams
With so many horse keepers adopting a natural approach to horse care, more and more questions are being raised about parasite control. How do I know if my horse has a parasite problem? Do alternatives to chemical wormers exist? Read on for answers to these and other commonly asked questions.

Lateral Movements Demystified

Lateral Movements Demystified

by Lauren Sands
Is that a haunches in, half pass, or leg yield? Lateral movement terminology can be confusing! Follow along as author Lauren Sands breaks down, into step-by-step detail, classical dressage maneuvers that can benefit any horse and rider team, regardless of discipline.

The Overweight Horse Who Won't Stop Eating

The Overweight Horse Who Won't Stop Eating: Leptin Resistance is the Key!

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
Your horse is overweight. You've been told to feed him a lot less hay and you're desperately trying to do the right thing. But it won't work! Discover the hormone leptin, the critical role it plays in your horse's eating habits, and what you can do to help restore his system to a healthy balance.

Volume 17 Issue 2

Articles In this Issue:

  • EQUISSENTIALS
    Natural Parasite Control
    by Lisa Ross-Williams
    With so many horse keepers adopting a natural approach to horse care, more and more questions are being raised about parasite control. How do I know if my horse has a parasite problem? Do alternatives to chemical wormers exist? Read on for answers to these and other commonly asked questions.
  • FEATURE ARTICLE
    Moon Blindness (Uveitis): How it Happens and How it Progresses
    by Dr. Joseph Thomas
    Uveitis, commonly called "moon blindness," can be found in many animals, including humans. In his article, Dr. Thomas addresses causes and progression of this inflammatory condition and compares and contrasts conventional and natural treatment options.
  • IN TRAINING
    Lateral Movements Demystified
    by Lauren Sands
    Is that a haunches in, half pass, or leg yield? Lateral movement terminology can be confusing! Follow along as author Lauren Sands breaks down, into step-by-step detail, classical dressage maneuvers that can benefit any horse and rider team, regardless of discipline.
  • SPECIAL FEATURE
    The Overweight Horse Who Won't Stop Eating: Leptin Resistance is the Key!
    by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
    Your horse is overweight. You've been told to feed him a lot less hay and you're desperately trying to do the right thing. But it won't work! Discover the hormone leptin, the critical role it plays in your horse's eating habits, and what you can do to help restore his system to a healthy balance.
  • ACUPOINTERS
    Acu-Magic for Mares: Simple Acupressure to Help Your Mare Find Better Hormonal Balance
    by Susan Tenney, CMT
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Natural Horse Magazine Photo Contest Winners
  • AMAZING AROMATHERAPY
    Essential Oils for Smoothing the Hormonal Cycle
    by Nayana Morag
  • AT HOME WITH HOMEOPATHY
    Homeopathy: An Eviction Notice to Parasites
    by Charlotte Raby
  • BOOK BITS
  • FARM MATERIA MEDICA
    A Short Materia Medica for Equine Parasites
    by Charlotte Raby
  • FEED FACTS & FANCIES
    The News You Don't Want (but Need) to Hear About Managing Equine Parasites
    by Stephanie Krahl
  • HERBS FOR HEALTH
    Natural Equine Parasite Control
    by Katharine Lark Chrisley
  • HOLISTIC HALL OF FAME
    Dr. Will Falconer: "Listening To His Inner Voice"
    by Dutch Henry
  • IN ESSENCE
    Chastetree
    by Nayana Morag
  • LESSONS IN ANATOMY
    Fly Shaker Muscles: Do They Only Shake the Flies Away?
    by Ivana Ruddock, MVDr.
  • LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
    by Lisa Ross-Williams
  • PONY EXPRESS
    Horseaholic
    by Harold Roy Miller
  • POST TO POST
    Do you utilize fecal tests? Do you use natural parasite control options? If so, what?
  • PROFILES IN PLANTS
    Hawthorn
    by Katharine Lark Chrisley, NHC, RMT, Equine Specialist
  • STABLE ENVIRONMENT
    Pasture Management for Parasite Prevention
    by Jennie Kramer
  • SUPPORT HORSES
    Coming Through Conflict to Collaboration
    by Maja Kristin
  • TO YOUR HEALTH
    Understanding Women 101: XX Womb Ones XX
    by Cheryl Hamilton, ND
  • WE'RE LISTENING
    Letters from Readers
  • WILD HORSES
    Prisoners of the Polar Vortex
    A Journey into the Heart of the Pryor Wild Horse Range
    by Ginger Kathrens

On the cover:

Rare Brazilian Marchador horses, Brasilia do Summerwind (mare) and Gaia (foal) show off the beauty of this breed at Summerwind Marchadors farm.

Photo by Tamara Gooch

 

CONTRIBUTORS:

  • Cheryl Hamilton, ND
  • Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
  • Ivana Ruddock, MVDr.
  • Dr. Joseph Thomas
  • Susan Tenney, CMT
  • Nayana Morag
  • Katharine Lark
  • Chrisley Harold
  • Roy Miller
  • Stephanie Krahl
  • Jennie Kramer
  • Lauren Sands
  • Dutch Henry
  • Maja Kristin
  • Ginger Kathrens
  • Charlotte Raby
  • Lisa Ross-Williams

 

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