Bridle & Bone

Horses, Dogs, and Holistic Wellness
Taking a Step Back

Taking a Step Back

Confession of a Timid Rider: I’m embarrassed to admit that I feel like I’ve taken a step backward in my riding.     In August I had a bad fall off Delight. It resulted in bruised/ broken ribs and a bruised lung and about a month before I felt some semblance of myself again physically. […]

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Pet Blogger Challenge

Bridle & Bone, 2018 Pet Blogger Challenge

  Now that 2017 has come to a close, it’s time to look forward to 2018 and what I would like to do with Bridle & Bone. By happy accident, I encountered the 2018 Pet Blogger Challenge hosted by Go Pet Friendly. I hope you enjoy reading this and learn a little more about me […]

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Natural Pain Relief for Dogs

Natural Pain Relief Products for Dogs

  Many of us are increasingly turning to natural approaches for pet health. In our practice we see many animals as a result of pain from arthritis or cancer and as such clients are often searching for natural pain relief for their dogs. Pain may come from a variety of places, but can be relieved […]

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Misconceptions of Equine Sports Massage

Misconceptions of Equine Sports Massage

It’s no secret that owning a horse is expensive. The question I pose is this? What is the most basic of care your horse should receive to be it’s healthiest? Do you consider sports massage part of your animal’s regular wellness plan? We all know that many horse owners would eat Ramen noodles so their […]

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prevent cancer dogs

Guest Post: 5 Steps to Prevent Cancer in Dogs

As dog-parents, the word cancer is perhaps, one which we dread the most. We love our fur babies and want them to have a long and healthy life. Unfortunately, the risk of cancer in dogs has increased rapidly over the passage of time. Just recently my friend’s dog got diagnosed with cancer and, I kept […]

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The Year in Retrospect

Blogging: The First Year in Retrospect

  I feel nostalgic as December comes to a close. So ends my first full year as an equestrian and canine blogger, and with it my “newbie” status. This is my contribution to the December Equestrian Blog Hop, Year in Retrospect.      I have learned many things over these 12 months and made a […]

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Best of Animal Health & Wellness

10 Best Health & Wellness Posts of 2017

Bridle & Bone began as a way to address the natural health and wellness for horses and dogs we see in our practice at Bridle & Bone Wellness. Our bodies, and those of our animals, respond best when we address the root cause of a problem. It wasn’t until the mid- to late-18th century that […]

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naturally calm stall rest horse

Keeping Your Horse Calm Naturally During Stall Rest

Stall rest is not something equestrians ever want for their horse. Horses do best, physically and emotionally, when constantly moving. So the prospect of weeks or even months in a 12×12 stall is enough to cause us stress as well. The trick is keeping our horse calm during stall rest.     *This post contains both […]

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Top Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Horse

Top Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Horse

Nothing is more important than nutrition. The vitamins and minerals our horses receive provide a foundation for their health and soundness. We are all searching for the best grain, the best supplements. But what about common foods that pose a health risk to our horses? Common Foods to Avoid with Horses Toxins There are many […]

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Best Equestrian Posts of 2017

Best Equestrian Posts of 2017

  In honor of celebrating one glorious year of Bridle & Bone, I reviewed what the most popular equestrian posts were for the last 12 months. It’s been an honor to share my experiences with you. As a returning adult equestrian without my own horse, I struggle to find ways to spend more time at […]

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The Essential Oil Element

The Essential Oil Element

“The Essential Oil Element” is a new series on Bridle & Bone. There is a lot of interest globally regarding the use of natural therapies for all manner of species- human, horse, and dog alike. But there are still a lot of questions about the safe use of aromatherapy. Good. The more questions you ask […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2017

Guess what? For the first time I get to do a Top 10 Posts! Today is the 1st anniversary of Bridle & Bone! It’s been an amazing year, and really there is nothing that I can complain about. Except perhaps a little laugh at my first blog posts. But even then to look back at […]

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