Complete Holistic Care and Healing for Horses : The Owner's Veterinary Guide to Alternative Methods and Remedies Hardback
Based on her experience as a horsewoman and veterinary surgeon, the author has compiled this reference to help owners incorporate alternative health care into their horse management practices.
From ancient healing arts such as acupuncture and herbs to modern lasers, magnetic therapies and nutraceuticals, this book offers alternative options for health, which rely less on pharmaceuticals and more on restoring and maintaining the horse's vitality.
Based on her experience as a horsewoman and veterinary surgeon, the author has compiled this reference to help owners incorporate alternative health care into their horse management practices - from ancient healing arts such as acupuncture and herbs to modern lasers, magnetic therapies and nutraceuticals.
Alternative methods include: acupuncture, acupressure, aromatherapy, Bach flower remedies, herbs, homeopathy, chiropractic, lasers, magnetic therapy, and massage.
Conventional methods include: antibiotics, pharmaceuticals, vaccinations, surgery, X-rays and radiation therapy. Also covered is the care and management of the horse, including: feeding, food allergies, nutraceuticals, special diets, natural insect control, tack fitting, stretching exercises, conditioning, travel tips, and the ageing horse.
Nursing your horse covers diagnosis, kinesiology, administering medication, a healing environment, reabilitating an abused horse, and a health care kit for home and travel.
In addition over 90 diseases, illnesses and lamenesses are examined in an A-Z of common ailments along with suggested therapies and treatments.
The appendicies offer lists of: acupuncture points, essential oils, Bach flower remedies, herbs, homeopathics, and holistic product supplies.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 384 pages, 80 colour and B&W photographs, line drawings, index
- Publisher: Quiller Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/05/2001
- Category: Reference works
- ISBN: 9781872119342