Colic refers to abdominal pain. The most common forms of colic in horses are spasmodic colic (overexcitement of intestinal contractions), gas colic and impaction- and sand colic. If you suspect colic in your horse, it is advisable to keep a close eye on your horse and contact your vet, especially if symptoms worsen. The most common symptoms of colic in horses include...
In a society where everything seems to go fast, giving space to your horse and yourself is beneficial for the healing process. When there is too much pressure from yourself, you become hard on yourself and others. And it is precisely your/a horse that is a clear mirror in this. Think of a horse that bites, runs away from you when you want to take it out of the pasture, difficulties under the saddle.
Resistance of worms and bacteria in horses increases with time. Deworming products and antibiotics are becoming less effective against these outside invaders. While the use of these products may be necessary sometimes, this resistance makes it more and more important to look at the cause of the horse's susceptibility for worms and bacteria. [...]
The heart is often depicted in the colour red. The red blood flowing through it is pumped around the body by the heart. Blood as a symbol of life force, it transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients and waste products through the veins. Essential for the functioning of the body, the heart as centre of the soul. The lungs play an important role in this, they are in close contact with the heart. [...]
Bone disorders in the horse come in various forms. Such as osteoarthritis (joint wear), OCD (loose pieces of bone and/or cartilage in joints), splints (injury of the periosteum of splint or cannon bone), osteoporosis, fractures and cracks. Bone is the densest tissue in the body. Weight makes us more connected to the earth's gravity. All bones together form the skeleton. It is the structure, base [...]
The moment we are born, we already carry karma from past lives. With this we attract the lessons we want to learn in this life, the experiences we want to have. Horses also carry karma with them, observable in their energy field. The coming together of horse and human can cause them to touch each others points of pain. The horse expresses this through behavior and/or illness. [...]
We like to surround ourselves with people with whom we have something in common, for example the love for horses, but also in character traits. This also applies to the horse-human relationship, we attract each other because there is something in common. Horses are in this connection a very sensitive and direct mirror with their behavior. This ensures that your horse shows you what [...]
A horse with a fever will be lethargic and have a reduced or no appetite. Sweating is also possible. The normal temperature of a horse at rest is between 37,4 - 38ºC / 99.3 - 100.4ºF (for foals this is a little bit higher). It is useful to know the normal temperature of your horse, this can vary from horse to horse. It is advisable to check the temperature several times a day to see how the temperature [...]