Chinese Medicine and the Equine Tongue

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Have you ever really looked at your horse’s tongue? It can be a challenging task if he’s private about his mouth, but it can also be important. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the tongue’s appearance – including its shape, color, thickness, movement and coating – tells a story about what’s going on inside the body. […]

Feline Diabetes

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Has your cat been diagnosed with diabetes? Don’t panic. A growing number of cats have it; the good news is that it’s manageable. You may be wondering why your cat developed this disease. After all, he doesn’t snack on candy. But when he eats foods composed of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, he must break these […]

Equine Fitness and Acupressure

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Equine fitness requires time, thought, and action for carriage horse and owner. There’s a lot to consider in developing an effective training program in preparation for competition. Experienced professional trainers offer guidance in condition and equine management. There are tons of books, DVDs, plus free videos on the Internet to help you along. Every owner […]

Your Horse’s Joints and Chi

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A horse’s fluid body movement is completely dependent on the health of his joints. It follows that the health of the joints is dependent on a harmonious flow chi (life-promoting energy) surrounding and through these joints. Unfortunately, the free flow of chi through the horse’s joints can be easily obstructed by something as simple as […]

Boost Your Horse’s Immune System with Acupressure

Boost your horse's immune system with acupressure

Any deficiency in your horse’s immune system means his health is compromised. A healthy, balanced immune system supports your horse’s capacity to avoid disease, rebound from injury and enhances his overall vitality. Chinese Medicine Before people knew what a germ was, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctors in ancient times knew that the human and animal […]

Canine Anxiety Acupressure Session

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There are so many reasons for a dog to be anxious. They live in our stressful world with us and often absorb our anxiety. Our domesticated canines are constantly being expected to behave in ways that are not natural to them. Remember, our dogs take after their wolf ancestors and still have wolf tendencies and […]

Internal Liver Wind and Seizure Disorders

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The Liver, in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is responsible for the harmonious flow of chi, life-promoting energy, throughout the dog’s body. The Liver is greatly affected by Wind because Wind can block or disrupt the harmonious flow of chi when it’s internalized. Take a minute to think of windy day with the trees bending and […]

Grooming Your Cat with Help from Acupressure

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Feline cleanliness is a matter of survival and health. Because cats are predatory animals, if a cat were to emit an odor, their rodent-supper would be alerted to their whereabouts and get away. Additionally, to avoid attracting unwanted attention from prey animals, cats need to be extremely clean. Neither their prey nor predators should be […]

Equine Axis of Power Acupressure Session

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Horses are natural athletes and they must keep moving to stay strong and healthy. In the wild, horses travel 20 to 30 miles in a day to forage. Body movement is imperative making the animal’s core strength essential. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), core strength means much more than the muscles of the barrel and […]

Enhancing Feline Digestion with Acupressure

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The feline is a natural predator and a protein obligate, that is, they must eat a high protein (meat-based) diet, which further explains why they have served humans since the days of the ancient Egyptians. Dining on mice gives a cat exactly the nutrition he needs including the small amount of grain from the rodents […]