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New Mineral Mixes

Essential minerals I have been using a custom mineral mix devised by Carol Layton, an independent equine nutritionist, for several years now and can attest to the improvement in my horses’s overall health. Gone are the days of poor coats, seasonal skin conditions and mud fever. However not everyone is able to buy a large batch […]

Heel wound healed with honey

When my quarter horse mare injured her heel (probably from a wire cut) it wasn’t possible to stitch this constantly moving and flexing part, so here’s the treatment process I followed to completely heal this wound. Honey treatment started 2 days after the initial treatment with hydrogen peroxide to flush it clean twice daily as […]

Leg wound Healed with Honey

This foal fell over a fence and tore the skin, leaving a wound difficult to stitch. With the application of honey under a bandage fro the first 10 days, then without the bandage, it healed nicely. Arabian foal’s foreleg wound day 2 (left), then one week after being bandaged with honey (right). The would has […]

THE HEALING POWER OF HONEY on Severe Wounds

by Cynthia Cooper I’m always looking for natural alternatives when it comes to treating horses and I believe they can work well in conjunction with modern medicine. A while ago now, I had a yearling filly (Ruby) badly injured from wire cuts. She had severed the flexor (front) tendons on her off fore and near […]

The Plight of Ponies By Vanessa

At an agricultural field day, I came across a small metal pen housing cute young miniature ponies. Three of them were in a tiny pen and as I got closer I saw they were all for sale. They were grumpy and bored and occasionally one would be aggressive to the other. When they were taken […]

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