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  • It’s that time of year when flying and biting insects can make a horse’s life miserable. Herbal remedies can offer a gentle repellant to ease your horses suffering.
    Posted: Tuesday 4 February 2014
  • With spring and summer on the horizon, fleas become an issue for both animals and humans alike. Unfortunately we find though that nature is becoming more and more immune to chemical warfare and therefore we need to look back to nature to find a healthy solution.
    Posted: Thursday 19 September 2013
  • Horse care is always uppermost in the minds of professional horse breeders, as well as everyday horse lovers. Let’s face it. Horses are special animals and many times need extra special care. Horses, in most cases, require more care than cows, or other large animals.
    Posted: Tuesday 27 August 2013
  • How to Keep Facebook Working for You
    Facebook changes so quickly it can seem impossible to keep up.Here are some tricks to make sure you keep receiving the newsfeeds you want to receive.
    Posted: Friday 17 August 2012
  • How to Keep Your Newsfeed Working on Facebook
    Have you noticed how your number of newsfeeds has somehow diminished over time? Well it's true -Facebook has once again changed things to suit itself and not the user.
    Posted: Thursday 16 August 2012
  • Kennel cough is the common name for an upper respiratory disease primarily in dogs.
    Posted: Wednesday 23 May 2012
  • If you ever wondered about the difference in thinking between a cat and a dog, this is the perfect example.
    Posted: Monday 21 May 2012
  • Those who are horse owners know how expensive it can be to own and care for a horse but abcesses in horses can be helped with home remedies.
    Posted: Friday 11 May 2012
  • Agility dog clubs will be interested to learn how agility in dogs can be improved with natural herbs. There are herbs with an amazing ability to increase circulation and help with inflammation in dogs joints.
    Posted: Tuesday 24 April 2012
  • Secrets to Dog Training
    Posted: Monday 16 April 2012
  • Is your dog itchy? Suffering from itchy skin and constantly scratching. Natural Remedies could be the answer. Natural remedies and herbal treatments can offer a gentle, non invasive solution to this problematic condition.
    Posted: Wednesday 7 March 2012
  • A poultice for horses is nothing more sophisticated than a soft object such as bread, clay or soft cloth, which is moistened and applied to an area for the purpose of healing. A herbal poultice for horses adds a specific mixture of herbs to the object to contribute to the healing process. Typically the herbs used are ones that are thought to have healing properties. A poultice is a type of remedy can be used on people or on animals and will offer the same relief.
    Posted: Tuesday 28 February 2012
  • Is your mare pregnant? A mare’s pregnancy lasts an average of 11 months and during this time it’s essential to provide proper nourishment. Nutritional requirements will vary depending on the mare’s breed, age and overall health but special care and attention to nutrition is crucial in every case.
    Posted: Thursday 23 February 2012
  • The herbal horse loves Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, a popular herb because of its distinctive scent and its many culinary and holistic uses. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is used as an anti-bacterial and anti-microbial herb. For horses, it is used as a fast-acting antiseptic to repel fungal infections and bacteria. It can also be used in a homemade insect repellant.
    Posted: Thursday 23 February 2012
  • Herbal treatment for horses is perfect with Rosehips and is an important addition to any herbs you may choose to use.Rosehips are antioxidants that can protect against free radical cells which can damage to tissues and are implicated in causing many diseases
    Posted: Thursday 23 February 2012
  • How to raise chickens is a very real issue for people these days as it is becoming more and more popular. Food today is becoming more of an issue for people because of the rising costs and the pure ethics of how our food is produced. Herbs are a perfect way to help raise your chickens naturally and can even add to the flavour.
    Posted: Wednesday 30 November 2011
  • Horses with arthritis could benefit greatly from eating Hawthorn, both the tops of the plant and the berries. Its proper botanical name is Crataegus monogyna & Crataegus oxyacantha and it is considered an extremely valuable medicinal herb.
    Posted: Tuesday 29 November 2011
  • Horses with colic can be helped with different herbs but it is a serious condition that can also kill so make sure you call the vet immediately if you suspect colic in your horse.
    Posted: Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • Pets and fireworks are usually a pretty bad mix. Using herbal remedies to help your pets at this stressful time can be hugely beneficial. Herbs for human health are becoming more and more popular each day.
    Posted: Friday 28 October 2011
  • Moody Mares are lucky enough to have the wonderful herb Chatste Tree to solve their issues.Have you ever wondered what nature has in its medicine chest for moody mares? Often when we look at our mares that present with “mareish” behaviour we don’t immediately relate it to the human symptoms of pre-menstrual tension, but in fact it is very similar.
    Posted: Friday 30 September 2011
  • Horse allergies and hayfever can cause alot of problems. Spring and summer can certainly be the time of year when such unpleasant problems can make themselves known. Just like humans, horses can suffer the horrible effects of horse allergies and hayfever but luckily there are some wonderful herbs available to ease the discomfort.
    Posted: Friday 16 September 2011

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