Lameness – Naturopathic options

08/09/2015

Lameness can occur in horses for a variety of reasons, as a result of injury, overwork, inadequate nutrition, infections, heavy worm infestation or it may be grass or feed related. Click here to view symptom checklist for grass related issues…

Colic – Natural Alternatives

08/09/2015

Colic is a common disorder that many horse owners will come across at some stage. The condition can be mild or severe enough to cause death. It is an extremely painful condition that usually appears suddenly with the horse pawing…

Mineral Imbalances

08/09/2015

Unless you have been organically farming for years, your pasture WILL BE minerally imbalanced. In particular it will be deficient in calcium and possibly magnesium. Rye-grass and clover are inherently very high in potassium and low in sodium, especially under…

Equine Cushings Disease

08/09/2015

Cushings disease is primarily a hormonal disorder caused by malfunction of the pituitary gland, located at the base of the brain. The pituitary is often referred to as the ‘master gland’ as it produces various hormones and substances which control…

Head flicking horse

Head Flicking (Horses)

08/09/2015

Have You Diagnosed Correctly? Head flicking or shaking is characterized by some or all of the following: Sudden, involuntary jerking up and down of the nose (exactly like a bug has flown up his nose) Sometimes it is more a…

Laminitis Solutions

08/09/2015

Equine Laminitis Solutions – Click here for information about the difference between laminitis and founder. There are several potential causes of laminitis: Any major infection such as a retained placenta Some medications Any injury which causes constant weight-bearing on the other…

Grass Tetany and Colic in Horses

08/09/2015

I now believe various degrees of grass tetany is the fundamental root cause of most of the health and behavioural issues with our horses. Because the symptoms are so wide and varied it has taken a long time to put…

Which Grass is Best for Horses & What to avoid

08/09/2015

Below we have listed some of the good, safe horse-friendly grasses that are ideal pasture, and also those that are best removed (or access limited at least) in your horse paddocks for optimum health of your horse. Why are these…

Safer Horse Pasture – Making the change

08/09/2015

Click here for information about good, safe horse grasses and which one’s to avoid. Below is information on how you can change your paddocks from unsafe grass to safer horse pasture for long term health and wellbeing of your horse….

Oxalate Grass – How to manage

08/09/2015

The good news is that with the help of the right supplements you can live with a certain amount of  oxalate grass. On the other hand you can’t live with Perennial rye grass and clover no matter what you shovel…

Mycotoxins – What are they?

08/09/2015

Myco is the Greek term for fungus and toxins mean poison and are produced in various types of fungi. Some of these fungi live inside the plant and are called endophytes. Perennial rye-grass contains endophytes which produce two very harmful…

Could it be the Grass?

08/09/2015

Could it be the Grass? Many horses suffer unnecessarily with health and behavioural issues because of imbalances in their diet. Most people only think about what they hand feed their horses rather than what grass they are eating and this…

Whats wrong with my Horse? Symptom checklist

08/09/2015

Many people don’t realise their horses are Grass Affected until it is too late and they have a nasty accident or the horse becomes unrideable due to head-flicking, behavioral issues or laminitis. In most cases the symptoms occur long before the…

Managing Metabolic Syndrome

08/09/2015

Managing metabolic syndrome in horses is possible. If we confine our thinking to the sugar content of the forage alone as a cause of metabolic syndrome and laminitis then there is no explanation for why horses & ponies on very…

Cat Diet – Feeding Naturally

08/09/2015

Cats are strict carnivores and have a high protein requirement. Their diet should be totally raw, and not contain any canned or dry foods. They can not survive on a vegetarian or vegan diet. 90% DAILY RATION Chicken, rabbit, turkey,…

Arthritis – Natural Alternatives

08/09/2015

It’s not just the elderly that suffer from the pain and discomfort of arthritis, it can also disable our beloved pets and dogs, cats and horses are no exception to this terrible affliction.  For our human customers, mobicosa is a…

Flower Essences For All Animals

08/09/2015

Physical health conditions often manifest from deeper emotional imbalances. For example: a dog may develop skin problems after the arrival of a new baby or when a new pet enters the household. Anxiety, jealousy, anger, lonliness, resentment and other stresses…

Vaccination Alternatives

08/09/2015

This is a very controversial topic and there have been many arguments from both sides as to the safety and effectiveness. There is a growing number of Veterinarians and Doctors that are speaking out, about the hidden dangers of vaccination…

Detoxification Benefits: Fasting For Health & Longevity!

08/09/2015

There is an old saying ‘that a clean blood supply ensures a healthy body’ which is very true for both people and animals. The body is continuously eliminating waste products, but if these wastes are being consumed or absorbed faster than…

Naturopathy For Animals

08/09/2015

Animal Naturopathy is an alternative form of healing using only natural, non-invasive, drug-free methods, to prevent and treat illness in animals. Different modalities such as homeopathy, herbal medicine, flower essences, mineral therapy, massage, nutrition, or any combination of these may…

Worm & Parasite Control

08/09/2015

Intestinal worms can be found in all animals, including humans. They ultimately feed off toxic waste products and most of our pets will have them at certain times during their life. It is important to keep worms under control so…

Stress Relief for Animals

08/09/2015

While most of us know the impact of high stress levels on our own health, many people never stop and think about whether our animals are also suffering from similar stresses. With a busy lifestyle you may get stressed out…

Skin Allergies – Natural Alternatives

08/09/2015

Skin complaints are extremely common in dogs and cats today, and it’s not just fleas that are causing the problem. It is becoming increasingly common for domestic pets to have skin allergies or sensitivities.  They may react to anything from…

Mange – How to Manage Naturally

08/09/2015

Mange mites are tiny parasites that can turn a once healthy looking dog into a sad and sorry sight indeed. Mange is caused from a mite that burrows under the skin causing discomfort or itching, infection and unsightly hair loss….

Flea Control – Natural Options

08/09/2015

Flea Control – Natural Options are available so you don’t need to poison your animals with chemicals or drugs. Did you know? An adult flea is capable of consuming 15 times its body weight in blood per day and can…

Dog Diet – Feeding Naturally

08/09/2015

Providing dogs with a natural diet consisting of raw, natural food is recommended for optimum health and longevity.  Dog Diet – Feeding Naturally without Processed, canned or dry foods which we do not recommend for optimum health. RAW MEAT &…

Minerals For Healthy Animals

08/09/2015

Minerals are essential for optimum health for all living species. Requirements differ from one species to the next, but they all need adequate amounts of each mineral for healthy bodily functions. Mineral deficiencies can lead to disease and so can…

Hyperactive Pets: A Natural Approach

08/09/2015

Do you share your life with a neurotic cat or a hyperactive dog? Then maybe you need to look further than simply behavioral training. Whether this is in the form of excessive barking, aggression, excitability, obsessive personality, irritability, extreme nervousness…

Healthy Fast Food For Your Pets

08/09/2015

You can provide Healthy Fast Food For Your Pets with little fuss to ensure they stay healthy and happy. We all know the old saying ‘you are what you eat’, and if this is the case, then it is no wonder…

Equimin Supplement

08/09/2015

Raised on healthy food and Equimin supplement and looking stunning now. Wanikya – Before ‘After photo’ was taken 6 months after starting on Equimin Supplement daily. C.P Melbourne, VIC

Natrakelp

08/09/2015

“My stock horse stallion sliced his front foot and was in a plaster cast for 7 weeks. The Vet said initially it may not heal up enough for proper use of his foot. When the cast was removed, his foot…

Equine Herbs Consultation

08/09/2015

“I am just sending this to say a great big thank you to Greenpet for the wonderful advice and service. (Naturopathic consultation) I turned to natural therapies as a last resort to helping my daughters nine year old Australian Pony….

Arthritis relief for Horse

08/09/2015

‘My 16 yr old horse has arthritis in both hocks and a tendency to put his back out a lot. I was told to retire him to trail riding duties as his working life was apparently over, he only dose…

Horse Goes Crazy!

08/09/2015

After losing my pony a few years ago I acquired ‘Dollie’, an Anglo Arab filly. At first she didn’t trust people and was very scatty but with in 6 months she became almost bomb proof in the paddocks and you…

Unpredictable, Dangerous Horse Saved

08/09/2015

We have had Noah ten months. His previous owner had bought him for his wife as a novice rider’s horse. They gave me Noah with great caution as he had bucked, reared and succeeded in getting them off. He refused…

Summers Recovery

08/09/2015

The pictures below show “Summer” an elderly Stock horse x Arab before (left) and after (right) natural treatment. Summer was fed on natural feed, hay and supplemented with Greenpet Equimin and Greenpet Joint GMC                  

Stiff, Lame and Spooky Horse

08/09/2015

I fell for my Palomino Quarter Horse on our first ride. He was 14 years old and only 3 months prior to my owning him he had lived in Queensland. He was bred in South East Queensland and was broken…

Scour Testimonial

08/09/2015

Scour Testimonial: “My Quarter Horse gelding has scoured for most of his life and no change of diet, Vet, Nutritionist or Herbalist has helped. Most foods and all supplements upset his gut and it has been a nightmare to work…

Dangerous Horse Now Calm

08/09/2015

This is a picture taken on Tue 12th May 2009 of 63 year old Ian Fergusson and his 10 yr old half Irish gelding. Up until about 6 weeks ago Monkey was one of those horses people categorise as ‘down-right…

Belle’s Ross River Virus Recovery

08/09/2015

In March 2009 our mare became very ill, legs swollen and stiff, and she could barely walk. She was diagnosed by blood test to have Ross River Virus … a bad case of it. Our vet said her recovery would likely…

Darcy’s Eye Infection

07/09/2015

Image taken 3 June 2011, of ‘Darcy’s’ left eye. I came out to find this eye fully closed, unable to open it with swelling on upper lid. I bathed it with Greenpet Herbal Eye Wash and sprayed Greenpet Oxyeze Skin Spray. Later…

Sarcoids Testimonial

08/09/2013

“In April of ’98, a friend gave me some salve…to remove some sarcoids on two of my horses. One on the nostril of one horse, and two on the under side of the barrel on the other horse. The nostril…

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