Jenny Pearce

Horse health

Narel’s close call with colic – solved with colic first aid

I recently experienced my first horse colic ever. I guess I am very lucky considering we currently have 15 horses on the property and that being in my 40’s and having owned horses much of my life, that this had never happened before. The herd were waiting at the gate for dinner, and we began […]

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It’s a great time to worm for pinworms in horses!

I rarely use a chemical wormer with my horses, but I was drawn to today.  It’s two days until the new moon, which is a great time in the Lunar Cycle to get rid of pinworms.   Although the full moon is an opportunity to be really effective at getting rid of many varieties of […]

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Exercise induced pulmonary hemorrhage in racehorses EIPH

Outside the box is where I think I found the answer to EIPH Here’s a heads up…  If you’re expecting some sort of scientific treatise on EIPH, you’re not going to find it here.  I’m radically alternative these days and go looking outside the box for the answer to all kinds of things.  And outside […]

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Riding doesn’t have to hurt your horse’s back

Does riding hurt my horse’s back? That’s the question I was asked by a reader who referred me to the studies that said that ALL riding damages the horse’s back. There’s a short answer “It doesn’t have to.” Key points to the video below: + Yes most riders ARE damaging their horses’ backs and no […]

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Sacro-iliac damage is fixable – in both horse AND rider.

Sacro-iliac damage is fixable in both horse and rider, although in this blog, we’re just focusing on the horse. Laura wrote in with a Question for Jenny.  She said “hi, I have a nine year old thoroughbred just diagnosed with damage to S1 and I was wondering what you would recommend for a recovery program?” […]

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Snakes are out – here’s a simple and cheap snakebite treatment for horses

We’re well into Spring and the snakes are out and about here in Australia.  Horses don’t get bitten very often, but if it does happen, you can treat them with under $17 worth of injectable Vitamin C as a first aid treatment while waiting for the vet.  Depending on what happens from there, it might […]

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Rapunzel has changed her conformation since we started to work together

You’d think a horse couldn’t change their conformation, but Rapunzel has, at 12 years old.  She’s gone from the downhill horse, where her croup was higher than her withers, to the withers lifted up that you can see as she’s playing in the video below.  Even standing still, her withers are now higher than her […]

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Early stringhalt warning for southern Australia

What to do about stringhalt – prevention and cure. I’ve had two requests for help with stringhalt in two days one from Victoria and one from South Australia.  It appears that the danger season is starting earlier than usual.  We’ve had a weird grass season with grass stressed by frost and yet it’s still growing […]

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Reiki for people and horses at Rokeby 17th June 2017

    I watched one of my students yesterday on a video lesson, applying both her Feel and her Reiki together to help her horse release some very old tension and was blown away by the speed of the result.  I’m STILL shaking my head.  And the new level of HAPPINESS that they both bubbled […]

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Greasy heel, mud fever and rain scald in horses

The side effects of Cyclone Debbie The recent cyclone in Queensland and the floods that are following will no doubt have some horses painfully suffering with greasy heel, mud fever and rain scald.  I am sharing here a couple of very effective, inexpensive remedies for these conditions. Greasy Heel in horses Greasy heel in horses […]

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