Right or Left? LET THE HORSE CHOOSE!

“Horses, as with humans, have preferences and it is best to allow your horse to choose their essential oil; they will generally indicate to you what they need if you listen…

Food Therapy for a Healthy Horse

Digestive Enzymes, Hydration and the Gut are key to a happy and healthy horse, with the addation of some seasonal whole foods you can help mainatin a good balance. Read…

HAY is for HOOVES … I’ll Say it Again

Wow.   It appears that last week’s blog on www.scootboots.com really frosted the cake. So many views; so many comments. AWESOME! Even the two readers who refuted what was being said…

HAY is for HORSES

  Did you know that restricting forage (hay) is the MOST stressful thing you can do to your horse? And, as such, to his hooves? Read more here: https://scootboots.com/blogs/blog/hay-is-for-hooves

Why NOT to Rasp Entire Hoofwall!

The periople lies just under the coronary band/hairline of the hoof capsule. Its role is to protect the softer new horn that is being generated to grow new hoofwall. The…

An Herbal Garden for Your Horse!

Thinking about planning an herbal garden for your horse or for your family, yourself?  Here are some great tips!!! http://www.equineherbalist.ie/blog/76-planning-on-planting-some-herb-some-things-to-keep-in-mind.html  

LICK and CHEW

“Horses don’t just relax when they have learned something, they also learn faster when they are in parasympathetic state. So as a horse trainer it is important to make sure…

14 Drugs That Can Be Replaced By Tumeric

14 Drugs that can be replaced by Turmeric USE FOR HORSES:  Anti-inflammatory (fights body-wide inflammation), Analgesic, Fever Reducer, Supports Joint and Muscle Health, helps with IR, Increases focus ability, boost…

Horse Behavior

“Horses which have been refused the chance to satisfy their threat anxiety in the past might go into a kind of threat assessment frenzy, wanting to stop and look every…

Imagine!

Imagine you were a horse … YOUR horse How would you feel? Do you get to be a horse? Do you get to live outdoors? Do you get to eat…

Horse Whisperer or Horse LISTENER?

The photo above is a photo that was taken of me and “RED”, a mustang at Two~Hearts Mustang Rescue & Wellness Center in Rehoboth, MA.  I was doing a presentation/demo…

WE’VE MOVED!!!

PENZANCE moved SOUTH! New address:  3564 Andalusia Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33909,  (239) 573-9687 OUR NEW EMAIL ADDRESS IS:  gwen.santagate@gmail.com Any email that goes to the OLD address as of…

IMPORTANT NOTICE!

Since PENZANCE has moved to Florida, our EMAIL address has changed. Please make note of this new address: gwen.santagate@gmail.com Thank you!  

You asked for it!

                  OK .. Ask and ye shall receive! Here ya go !!The link to register is: http://integrativehorsecourses.com/online-classes.html

BEET PULP WARNING!

  Beet Pulp Warning!! Here is some important information on an old mainstay…beet pulp! “Doing some interesting research on sugar beets right now. The bottom line is do not feed…

The Principles of Natural Healing

The Principles of Natural Healing as noted in “The Nature of Animal Healing” by Dr. Marty Goldstein Disease is an absence of health, and vice versa: health is an absence…

Got it all?

  Well — with the discovery of a certain brand of essential oils I now feel I’ve gotten the WHOLE picture for the WHOLE Horse … WHOLE HEALTH for the…

Homeopathic Lyme Remedies

The treatment Lyme is a complex disease to treat. This is when we wish we had a magic bullet, but there isn’t one. The best approach is a multi-systemic one,…

BACK TO HOOVES

There are so many hoofcare blogs and websites ‘out there’ now, all different, all proclaiming to be THE RIGHT WAY that things can get VERY confusing, VERY quickly, even for…

Transfer Factor – Preventing Disease in Horses

The Equine Chronicle — August/September 2013013 Heather Smith Thomas For many decades, the typical way veterinarians and horse owners have dealt with disease is by vaccination and by treating sick…