Are we thinking clearly when we ride?
Source: Everything has a consequence
This thought has been chiming in my head since this new year began. It is something that has been sitting in my brain as I struggle with the weather, updating the next module of the canine Bowen course that I run with a colleague, and while I have been walking my dogs and riding. The […]
Source: Dog wellbeing during the festive season
We all know how things get very busy before Christmas and during the festive season. There are lots of preparations for events such as friends and relatives visiting, and we become busy with parties and social occasions, we set about buying food and presents, and decorations are put up, as well as other general […]
Today I have been thinking about boredom. It is a bank holiday and everywhere is packed- it is just not possible to go to many places that I would normally be able to park and walk. The added problem is that I feel I have to make bank holidays fun for my mother, as she […]
As an observer of horse health I often wonder about the idea of box rest for horses. The reason being is that while I know it is imperative in some cases if the horse is seriously lame or compromised, there are many times that it is advocated and the consequence is that the horse actually […]
Why do we expect so much of our horses and dogs?.
I went to visit a dog today-and of course his new family. He was a rescue and had been at his new home for about 10 weeks, and in the meantime of course we have had Christmas and New Year celebrations. These events don’t seem to have disturbed him at all but what has been […]