Foxhunting or Foxchasing?

Last week I was invited to attend a “meet and greet” with a local foxhunting club to learn about the sport and ostensibly to entice new members to join. I made it clear at the outset that I had neither the appropriate hunting horse nor the riding skills at...

Does Acupuncture Work?

Recently my mare underwent a consultation with a trained veterinarian who now specializes in chiropractic treatment and acupuncture. The mare sustained a neck injury as a weanling and recently exhibited some behaviors which made me suspicious she was experiencing...

Life and Death Decisions Based on Medical Cost

If you’ve been following my blog posts, you know I’ve been battling a chronic respiratory disease in my horse very similar to asthma. The veterinary costs and medical treatments are exorbitant. To make matters worse, however, I recently filled the...