Jenny Pearce

Horse health

Why your vet thinks arthritis in horses is incurable

I understand why vets think that arthritis in horses is incurable – it’s because the horse’s posture is the biggest key to healing it and the vast majority of horses have crappy posture caused by tension of some description. Yeah yeah yeah – tension – that thing that most people don’t know how to solve […]

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Give your horse a happy healthy back and get one for yourself too

        The gurus say, that if you want something, then the fastest path to getting it is to give it to someone else.  Whether that’s right or not, giving your horse a feeling of well being and the happy, healthy back that goes with that well being – that does mean that […]

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You may as well burn your money if body work is all you do for your horse

  Have you noticed that there is a rapidly increasing industry around fixing horses muscles and bone problems? And have you noticed that you have to KEEP on having your horse attended to with body work, to keep them happy and performing well? Why is that? Why do horses need so much body work to […]

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Even this back problem is fixable

  Shocking.  Shocking.  Shocking injury and completely caused by humans riding. How DO we fix a horses back when it’s as bad as this? We fix it by steadily and systematically releasing all the emotional causes of the muscular tension and then the muscles steadily pull the bones back into place.  And there is no […]

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Separation anxiety in horses is fixable

  I am so passionate about this that I am not going to do my usual way of dealing with strong subjects, which is to lead people gently to understanding what’s going on with the horse. Nope… I am standing up strongly and maybe even yelling a bit to make my point because I feel […]

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Does riding hurt my 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:  +  I’ve personally watched and facilitated dozens and dozens of horses […]

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Horses need salt but crikey don’t kill them with it!

  Horses need salt but please, NEVER put salt into their feed. Salt is a mineral that helps hydration, it helps water get through to the cells of the body.  But under certain stress conditions, salt can CAUSE dehydration and dehydration can cause death in extreme circumstances. If your horse has salt WITHOUT drinking water […]

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Capeweed has a bad rap with horses

  Capeweed is a terrible weed for horses which, if too much is eaten, can cause magnesium deficiency and THAT can lead to abnormally nervous horses and even to stringhalt. Put the word stringhalt in the “search this site” above and get all the blogs that I have written about that condition and how to […]

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I am doing a Horseconscious call this coming Sunday/Monday

How To Be a Strong, Safe, Secure and Yet Sensitive Rider On The Back Of A Happy, Healthy Horse.   4am Monday 14th April 2014 Melbourne time/ 6.00 pm Sunday Universal time/ 7.00pm UK / 8pm Europe/ 10.00am Pacific USA/ 2.00pm Eastern USA Please notice Mark’s correction to 10.00am Pacific USA time. Mark and I […]

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Horses coming out of the northern winter

Winter is just about over for our northern friends and I have a plan for getting ready to ride again which will have you feeling safe and secure in the saddle right from the beginning and a plan for strengthening your horses back muscles effectively, for a happy and healthy summer of riding together.   […]

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