Tension.  It’s a physical concept that most of us are familiar with in our own lives, becoming increasingly dominant at times, but does it impact your horse?  Tension is a physiological response to stress on some level and it does occur in the horse, rather often.  In fact, I am hard pressed not to find…

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This is part two of a several part article series on the use of traditional Chinese medicine and theories to help in resolving health and lameness events in the horse.  In part one, I discussed the very basics of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and the concept of Qi or energy, which is a vital substance…

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Qi or Energy is just one of a few vital substances needed for ultimate health and soundness in the horse, or really any living body, including you and me.  Every health ailment and lameness condition in the horse roots back to one of 5 vital substances, from a traditional Chinese medicine perspective. A failure to…

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