Category: Holistic Wellness

Holistic Wellness Humans

Holistic Wellness is Not Just for the Horses

Fitness isn’t enough. I need to achieve balance with chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, massage, and nutrition. After all, I believe in holistic wellness for horses, why not for myself?   Being a certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (ESMT) has its advantages. My own horse receives bodywork that includes chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, and sports massage regularly and […]

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Combat Your Dog's Itchy Skin this Winter

Relieve Your Dog’s Itchy Skin Naturally

The temperature is dropping and with it the humidity. The end result is dry, itchy skin for both you and your dogs. Prevent dry skin and relieve the itch. Does your dog have dandruff when you go to pet him or her? Is your pet licking their pets and biting at itchy, irritated skin? You […]

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Changing Your Horse's Nutrition with the Seasons

Changing Your Horse’s Nutrition with the Seasons

It happened! After months of Ferrous not able to sweat sufficiently to cool his body temperature, we had a breakthrough. My Welsh/ Appendix pony has anhidrosis, also known as “no sweat”. The past summer, New Jersey experienced an even more humid climate than normal. While Ferrous was turned out at night, he was primarily in […]

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The Obesity Factor: Balancing Healthy Weight and Spoiling Your Pet

The Obesity Factor: Balancing Healthy Weight and Spoiling Your Pet

Often we show our love for our pets with the provision of food. Show affection while keeping your pet from being overweight with these tips. Each year I attend pet-friendly events to support non-profit or to promote my equine and canine massage therapy business, Heather Wallace, Animal Massage Therapy. The majority of dogs attending these events […]

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Protect Your Pet with Consumers Advocate Top Ten Pet Insurance 2018

Protect Your Pet with Consumer’s Advocate Top Ten Pet Insurance Review Guide 2018

I look at my client’s owner and understand how relieved they are to see their dog relaxed and happy, but knowing it is an additional cost they pay. They only want the best for their pet, but with a terminal cancer diagnosis their funds are depleted from the treatments, and massage and other holistic therapies […]

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Avoid Injury While Working with Horses Massage

Avoid Injury While Working with Horses

I love talking about my work with horses and dogs and how I can help them through sports massage. But my favorite responses are when I tell them what I do for a living. It varies of course, but almost always has some surprised face and follow-up questions.   The most common question I receive […]

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Anhidrosis and Your Horse: Managing Symptoms

Ah, summer. The beautiful lush grass and extended daylight lead to more time in the saddle and with your favorite equine. But when your horse has anhidrosis or “no sweat”, summer can be deadly. Here are the symptoms to watch for and help with your horse. What is Anhidrosis? Anhidrosis refers to the inability to […]

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Zymox Equine Defense

Enzymes: A Natural Alternative to Antibiotics

We all know that fragile, delicate horse. You know the one that unerringly finds the solitary rusted nail along the fence line of a paddock? Or the horse that has no idea how big he is, and cuts his stifle on something he passes by every day? My pony is not accident prone. Quite the […]

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Horse Hydration

How to Check For Hydration In Your Horse

  It’s extremely important to know when your horse may be dehydrated and how to prevent dehydration. In the summer heat, dehydration can become fatal if left untreated and cause your horse to feel very uncomfortable. If your horse competes or is a working horse, dehydration can also decrease your horse’s performance. Heat waves are […]

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Healthy Hemp for Hip Dysplasia

  HempMy Pet is the first certified organic, vertically-integrated hemp-oil production company, growing their hemp on their Colorado farm and having a hand in every aspect. I spoke with one of the co-founders and immediately knew this was a passion; passion for animals and wellness is something I can relate to! As an animal massage […]

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Naturally Improve Pet Digestion with Probiotics

My dogs are currently wanted by the authorities for crimes against humanity involving their digestive issues: eating feces, diarrhea, and anal glad leakage are their biggest violations. Each of my pets was rescued from a kill shelter in the southern United States, and had parasites when they arrived. We love them unconditionally. However, their gut […]

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Physio Heels Down Kick On

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At the start of 2018, I’d had enough of avoiding dressage like the plague. I’d tried to kid myself for some time that if I preferred jumping, that I didn’t need dressage anyway. Of course, I was deluding myself. I knew as well as the next person that every stride you take between fences is […]

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