With careful selection of the right remedy, homeopathy will often succeed where conventional equine medicine has failed. This book provides practical and systematic insights, enabling treatment to be specifically tailored and thus ensuring the best chance of success.
This is much more than just a 'first-aid' book. It details many common diseases and problems that a horse is likely to encounter, with suggested homeopathic treatments, gleaned from Christopher Day’s 43 years of experience in equine homeopathy and holistic medicine. There are no fewer than 75 homeopathic medicines described. Almost 300 pages of practical help and guidance.
Homeopathy's use with horses is well documented and it has achieved excellent results in countless cases. It can be a remarkable and effective system of medicine which is both safe and without side-effects. Homeopathy for Horses is a truly comprehensive and practical guide to the modern practice of veterinary homeopathy for horses and ponies. It includes: A brief history of homeopathy; An explanation of the principles of homeopathy; Thorough and detailed deseriptions of common ailments with suggested remedies; A full Materia Medica listing the properties of over 200 useful homeopathic remedies; How to select a remedy, its potency and the timing of each dose; Homeopathic first aid; Care and storage of homeopathic remedies; Practising veterinary homeopath Tim Couzens' clear descriptions of a wide range of equine ailments and their accompanying suggested remedies will enable treatment to be tailored specifically to the individual, and thus ensure the best chance of success. This book will make a major contribution to the field of complementary medicine and will be an invaluable reference for horse owners and veterinary practitioners.
The effectiveness of homeopathy is now taken seriously and with a knowledge of treatments the homeopath can help to heal many common problems. However a careful diagnosis and an understanding of the whole picture is necessary. In a very clear manner, this book explains the basic knowledge necessary for diagnosis and homeopath- ic treatment of the most common equine illnesses. The reader will learn when and which homeopathic method will effectively help his or her four-legged friend in the recover of health and how to support other animal health practitioners or veterinary surgeons with homeopathic treatments when necessary.
Healing for Horses is the most comprehensive guide available on the subject of using healing energy with horses. In this book, the world’s leading animal healer, explains what healing is, how it works and how it helps in the context of horses. Margrit Coates gives practical guidance on how you can learn the skill yourself, when and where to do it, together with 'dos and don'ts'. Margrit also describes the way energy runs through a living being, what and where the chakras are on horses, and how healing can benefit horses and improve the horse-human bond. Included are many fascinating case histories of horses who have been sick, depressed, injured, traumatised or terminally ill, with detailed descriptions of how healing has helped them all. Packed full of tips, photos, illustrations and guidelines, Healing for Horses is an essential book for every horse lover, as well as those of us who work with horses in any capacity way.
Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!
Articles include: The Anatomy and Physiology of the Lamellar, Dermal-Epidermal Interface, Carbohydrate Alimentary Overload Laminitis, Events in the Hindgut, Therapeutic Hypothermia (cryotherapy) to Prevent and Treat Acute Laminitis, Acute Laminits: Supportive Medical Therapy, First Aid for the Foot: Therapeutic and Mechanical Support, Serial Venography after Carbohydrate-Induced Laminitis, Venography and Its Clinical Application in North America, Chronic Laminitis: Strategic Hoof Wall Resection, The Laminar Wedge of Chronic Laminitis, Lysis of the Distal Phalanx in Chronic Laminitis, Chronic Laminitis Foot Support: Clogs, Homecare for the Chronic Laminitis Case, The Pharmacological Basis for the Treatment of Developmental and Acute Laminitis, and Black Walnut Extract Laminitis: An Inflammatory Model.