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Horseman’s Health: Spotlight on Algae – Essential Fatty Acids

by guest contributor Barbara Swanson Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are what makes a fat either a ‘good fat’ or a ‘bad fat’. They are the micronutrient building block of nerve function, brain tissue, hormones and much more. Today, many people believe they must use an essential fatty acid supplement to be healthy. Many people believe … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Algae for the Holidays

Holiday time can be lots of fun, but it can also be stressful. Add to that the overeating that can occur with family dinners, parties, and eating on the run during travel or just being rushed decorating or shopping, and you have the perfect conditions for weight gain, heartburn, stomach cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and bloating … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: About Chlorophyll

Guest article by Barbara Swanson and with thanks to Mark Segars The green blood of plants becomes the red blood of animals and humans! Certain of our body’s unique nutrients have an eerie relationship to pigments found in blue green algae. We are going to discuss one of the most important: Chlorophyll. Chlorophyll Chlorophyll is … Continue Reading »

January 2014 – Mid Month Update

January 2014 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How To Have a Happy Healthy Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Horse Temperament: Back Soreness in the Water Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Horse Temperament: Back Soreness in the Water Horse Does your horse seem really tight in his back. especially when the weather is cold? If so, you could … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horse Health: Is your horse getting his greens?

Horses thrive on quality grass but how many actually have access to pasture on a regular basis. These days, not many! High land values have forced horses into smaller and smaller acreage and some horses with access to pasture can’t have it because of metabolic imbalances. Fresh, well cured grass hay is becoming harder to … Continue Reading »