Category: Holistic Wellness

Power Holistic Wellness

The Power of Holistic Wellness

What is holistic wellness and why should it be widely available to all? The term is rather straightforward. Holistic meaning treating the “whole” body. Holistic veterinarians and health providers alike account for mental and social factors, rather than just the physical symptoms of a disease to treat their patients. These techniques are humane, non-invasive, and […]

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Vet Chat Limping Hip Pain

Vet Chat Episode 2- Limping and Hip Pain in Your Dog

My dog Gonzo injured himself again. Recently he presented with a significant limp in his right hind. He will occasionally overdo it and strain a muscle. Last July, he pulled both hips out of alignment requiring anti-inflammatories, chiropractic work, and acupuncture. Well, he did it again. * This posts contains affiliate links. If you click […]

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Providing Laminitis Pain Relief with Equine Massage Therapy

  One of the major physical conditions that affects horses is laminitis.It is believed that the diet of a horse has a lot to do with it. But you can provide pain relief naturally with the therapeutic benefits of equine massage therapy.     Meaning of Laminitis Laminitis is considered as one of the most […]

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5 Illnesses Every Dog Owner Should Know

5 Illnesses Every Dog Owner Should Know

Being a pet owner is full of fun and loving moments but it can also bring a lot of responsibility. One thing that pet owners must do is keep an eye on their dog’s health. Dogs can get many different kinds of illnesses, ranging from mild annoyances to severe concerns. Having a good relationship with […]

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Bridle & Bone Vet Chat Vlog

Vet Chat Episode 1 with Dr. Kendra Pope

  Welcome to the first installment of the vlog series, Vet Chat. My friend and colleague, integrative veterinarian, Dr. Kendra Pope was gracious to take time out of her busy schedule and sit down with me to discuss her background and growing trends in veterinary medicine.     Those of you who know me may […]

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Essential Oil Melaleuca

The Essential Oil Element: Melaleuca

Tea Tree Oil: A Natural Antiseptic and Insect Repellent   Most of you interested in aromatherapy or holistic health will have heard of tea tree oil, or melaleuca. It can be found in natural cleaning products and beauty products. But what is it exactly and how may this essential oil be used with your horse […]

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Thermal Imaging Equine Massage Therapy

Thermal Imaging in Equine Massage Therapy

Alternative therapies have a multitude of health benefits, especially the sports massage which I use in my practice with horses and dogs. But sometimes prospective clients remain unconvinced. How do you convince someone that equine sports massage really can increase circulation, reduce inflammation, and improve mobility? Seeing is believing.   We love our clients and build […]

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3 Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog Fit & Fabulous

3 Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog Fit and Fabulous

As our dogs age their metabolism slows and they can become increasingly heavier. Obesity in dogs causes unnecessary pressure on their joints, vertebrae, and contributes to additional health issues such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and more. Give your dog the best possible chance to live a long and healthy life. Here are three easy […]

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Coconut Oil, A Natural Flea Remedy

Coconut Oil, a Natural Flea Remedy

It is just the unfortunate reality of a dog owner that at one time or another you’re going to have to combat the outbreak of a flea infestation. The good news is there are a number of effective ways for you to treat your pet for fleas and without reaching for the medicated shampoo. We’re sure […]

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The Essential Oil Element: Lavender

Lavender, The Best Essential Oil for Beginners In my first Essential Oil Element series on Bridle & Bone, I am focusing on lavender. Widely considered to be the most popular of all essential oils, it is often a person’s first foray into aromatherapy.   The use of lavender has been documented for over 2500 years. […]

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Natural Pain Relief for Dogs

Natural Pain Relief Products for Dogs

  Many of us are increasingly turning to natural approaches for pet health. In our practice we see many animals as a result of pain from arthritis or cancer and as such clients are often searching for natural pain relief for their dogs. Pain may come from a variety of places, but can be relieved […]

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Misconceptions of Equine Sports Massage

Misconceptions of Equine Sports Massage

It’s no secret that owning a horse is expensive. The question I pose is this? What is the most basic of care your horse should receive to be it’s healthiest? Do you consider massage therapy a part of your animal’s regular wellness plan?   We all know that many horse owners would eat Ramen noodles […]

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