Jenny Pearce

Horse health

Oh Ohhh… It’s magnesium deficiency time of the year again

So if you have noticed that your horse is a little more nervous than usual,  then correct the magnesium deficiency before it goes so far as to be an explosion waiting to happen or before it becomes stringhalt.  I even saw a whole property full of horses once who were angry with magnesium deficiency rather […]

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The older rider

Our stiffness does not have to adversely affect our horse as we get older. I am creaking along when I first get up in the morning and I was just saying to someone the other day that I think I am a better rider now than I was when I was younger and more flexible. […]

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Barefoot trimming one day workshops in Victoria

  I have been barefooting my horses happily now for many years.  I even trained a racehorse barefoot, with many happy miles out in the bush up and down hills. I rehabilitated Bobby’s feet when they started to fall apart from shoeing – you can watch the intriguing way that I exercised him during that […]

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Free training videos in the Masterson Method of bodywork for horses

  Here are some great free training videos in the Masterson Method of bodywork for horses. Steve, Oliver’s rider in the virtual clinic that is about to start any day, had recently seen the Masterson DVD and incorporated some of that work to speed up Oliver’s releasing tension in holding his feet up.  And I […]

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A brilliant article on horse feeding from Dr Getty

Dr Getty solves the problems of laminitis and insulin resistance and Cushings disease in horses with an approach that I personally know to be effective from my own work. Here is her article – Bring Back the Horse’s Instincts       The issue is free choice forage feeding.    by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   I respect […]

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Ten ways to reduce your vet bills for your horse

There are ten main reasons that I see horses with health problems in my healing clinic and 10 ways that you can reduce your vet bills. You already know how crappy your own body feels when you are nervous – that tightness, that tension in your shoulders or your lower back – the way your joints feel kind of […]

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9 ways to stop your horses and ponies from foundering this spring

  Spring is well and truly here and I have needed to change strategies with my fat horses and ponies to keep them from foundering this year. If you are new to my website – don’t forget to get your free lessons The Six Keys to Happiness with Your Horse up there in that big yellow box […]

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Check your horse’s alfalfa for Glyphosate contamination

    When you have read this article, you might like to start asking your feed merchant for alfalfa that HAS NOT been contaminated by the use of glyphosate. Your horse’s healthy gut bacteria plays a very important part in your horse being able to digest their food properly. With reduced and unhealthy gut bacteria, you could […]

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Sheath cleaning video for male horses

  Sheath cleaning is an essential health care item for geldings and stallions, so I thought I would share a great tip plus this good sheath cleaning video that I came across today. Your male horse straining to urinate, standing as if they want to urinate but not doing it, swelling in the sheath (we should have cleaned […]

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Pin worm alert – get at them now – today!

  If any horses have been rubbing their tails, it’s the new moon right now and a great opportunity to get at pin worms by giving your horses a garlicky feed (as much FRESH, FRESH, FRESH – note the word FRESH? –  garlic as they will still eat the feed – which depends on the size of […]

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