Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Holly: Holiday Safety Tips For Decorating Your Barns and Stalls

The holidays are in full swing now and for most people this means pulling out the decorations and stringing them through our homes and barns, but there are some precautions you should take if you plan to decorate your hooved friend’s barn, stall, or fences. Greenery can be very pretty, but you should proceed cautiously. Continue reading “Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Holly: Holiday Safety Tips For Decorating Your Barns and Stalls”

Hoary Alyssum Toxicity in Horses

Hoary alyssum is a weed species that typically grows in grazed pastures and along trails or roads.  In pastures, it typically grows along the fence line as opposed to the center of the grazing space, but it’s not picky about where it plants itself.  With this in mind, it is important to note that thisContinue reading “Hoary Alyssum Toxicity in Horses”

Spring Is In The Air; Are You Ready?

Vaccinations are one of the first steps to ensuring a healthy horse.  Even if your horse never leaves the farm, there are still some dangerous diseases they can be susceptible to, and having a solid vaccine protocol could save you time, money, and possible heartache later on down the road. Early springtime in Michigan isContinue reading “Spring Is In The Air; Are You Ready?”

Winter Blanketing

With the weather turning colder, are you wondering if your horse needs a blanket to keep warm?  Below we have tried to help guide you on making the decision if blanketing is right for you and your horse and which type of blanket you should choose. If you have chosen to clip your horse orContinue reading “Winter Blanketing”

Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Holly: Holiday Safety Tips For Decorating Your Barns and Stalls

The holidays are in full swing now and for most people this means pulling out the decorations and stringing them through our homes and barns, but there are some precautions you should take if you plan to decorate your hooved friend’s barn, stall, or fences. Greenery can be very pretty, but you should proceed cautiously. Continue reading “Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Holly: Holiday Safety Tips For Decorating Your Barns and Stalls”

Fecal Egg count Exams are Important!

What is a fecal test? Lab exam done on a fresh sample of manure from your horse  to give information about parasite infection status and if the deworming regimen is effective at controlling the parasites your horse comes in contact with. Test looks for: Are Intestinal parasite eggs present What type of parasite is layingContinue reading “Fecal Egg count Exams are Important!”

Now Offering Equine Spinal Manipulation!

Equine Spinal Manipulation is a manual therapy, which can be used for many health and performance problems. It focuses on the biomechanical dysfunction of the spine and its effect on the entire nervous system throughout the body. Book your appointment with Dr. Cadena!  

Equine Spinal Manipulation

Equine Spinal Manipulation is a manual therapy, which can be used for many health and performance problems. It focuses on the biomechanical dysfunction of the spine and its effect on the entire nervous system throughout the body. Dr. Christy Cadena, will be partaking in a continuing education program at The Healing Oasis Wellness Center. HerContinue reading “Equine Spinal Manipulation”