Alternative Therapies

Natural Treatments – Reiki 2

Reiki is an ancient ‘hands on’ healing energy that promotes a natural healing in all living things. It is medically proven and can reduce anxiety and restore the animal’s natural balance physically, emotionally and mentally. Recently I met Dianne from Animal Magic, who is a level 2 Reiki practitioner with […]

Herbal Medicine For Horses 2

by Les Rees Les Rees is a qualified practitioner of Natural Medicine for Horses and has opened a practice here in Tasmania. She is particularly interested in stress related disease in horses and wrote her final assessment thesis on the subject. Stress can cause a lot of physiological symptoms which, […]

Flower Essences for People and Pets

Flower essences (remedies) are natural remedies that address negative emotions, sometimes physical ailments, and help to bring about a more positive mind-set. The healing properties of flower essences are made possible through the life force, vibration of the flowers used. The life force of different flowers are “in tune” with […]

Cranio Sacral Therapy

There are so many types of alternative therapies available to help heal our horses. Each month I will feature one in detail to help readers make an appropriate choice when looking for therapies to support traditional veterinary medicine. Always seek a veterinary opinion if your horse appears ill in any […]

Bowen Therapy

What is the Bowen Technique? The Bowen technique is a gentle remedial therapy which stimulates the body to rebalance itself and promotes healing, pain relief and recovery of energy. How did it get its name? Tom Bowen was born in 1916 in Brunswick, Australia. He treated the aches and pains […]

Applied Zoopharmacognosy

Applied Zoopharmacognosy and Horses The first thing most people ask is how to pronounce Zoopharmacognosy quickly followed by what does it mean. The word is a composite of the ancient Greek words for animal (zoo), medicine (pharma) and knowing (cognosy). The term refers to the process by which animals self […]