Volume 7 Issue 1

Table of Contents

Bringing the Sparkle Back in to Crystal's Life

By Tomas Teskey, DVM

Dr. Tomas Teskey explains why it is high time we reevaluate the way we think about and treat some very common hoof problems, including navicular - Crystal's diagnosis, which has now been easily reversed.







Causes of Disease

By Cyrie Barnes

The disease process begins when some aspect of the living being becomes internally or externally invaded causing the energy to be disrupted and eventually stagnant. It is movement that allows the free flow of energy and the constant possibility of healing.





Equine Ulcers and Gastrointestinal Disorders:

Prevention, Natural Remedies and Herbs

By Jessica Lynn

Giving your horse the opportunity to be a horse is the best thing you can do to minimize his chances of getting ulcers. Herbs and other natural remedies can be very helpful with ulcers if he does get them.









The Natural Job Market

By Angelia Almos

Horse owners wanting to give the best to their horses are looking toward the natural market to fulfill their horses' needs. From herbs to natural training to trimming to massage therapy, all are gaining in popularity as horse owners try to supply their horses with the finest possible care.














Stardust Photo by Walter A. Suhre, Jr., photographer extraordinaire and friend to the Humane Society of Missouri

Longmeadow Rescue Ranch serves as one of the most comprehensive large-animal care and rehabilitation centers in the United States. On any given day, as many as 150 animals from throughout Missouri - including horses, cows, goats, pigs, potbellied pigs, chickens, ducks, geese and roosters - call Longmeadow Rescue Ranch their safe haven.

Whether they have come for temporary shelter while they wait to be adopted or have been impounded by law enforcement agencies as evidence in neglect and abuse cases, the rescued animals receive kindness and the best of care from our dedicated staff members and devoted volunteers.
The ranch animals thank you for your support.


Longmeadow Rescue Ranch
480 Josephs Road
Union, MO 63084

Humane Society of Missouri
1201 Macklind Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110



On the cover:

Some winter fun.