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Kissing Spine is “Not a Death Sentence”: One Owner’s Journey to Recovery

Kissing Spine is “Not a Death Sentence”: One Owner’s Journey to Recovery

Our Guest on Horses, Hope, and Healing: Emily Goldstein, entrepreneur and equestrian, talks about her healing journey The topic for today is the management of the condition known as Kissing Spine. ((See previous post My Aching Back, here.)) More and more horses are diagnosed with this condition. For some, it is asymptomatic or can be…

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Leaving the Stall Door and Your Heart Open: The Rest of the Story

Leaving the Stall Door and Your Heart Open: The Rest of the Story

After Tragedy, Leaving the Stall Door Open… Six months ago I wrote a blog post entitled After Tragedy, Leaving the Stall Door and Your Heart Open about facing the loss of a “heart horse” without closing up, giving up, or shutting down. The post touched thousands of readers who were grieving, suffering loss, and experiencing guilt…

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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 physical limitations. She is especially tight in the neck, poll, shoulder and is resistant to stretch…

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