Girth Pain Syndrome

Girth Pain Syndrome

Riders and owners will know this as girthiness, or something similar – a horse that braces against having the girth tightened, flinches or tries to bite or kick.  There are many levels of escalation of this behaviour. Oddly, it is considered the norm in many horses. I...
Managing Clients’ Expectations

Managing Clients’ Expectations

We all have those demanding clients, for whom nothing we do seems enough. We know there is nothing more we can do for her pet, but she seems quite unwilling to accept this. We think she is being unreasonable. “I’ve bent over backwards for this client, but all she does...
Pheromone Treatment for Cats

Pheromone Treatment for Cats

If you are anything like me, when someone mentions using pheromones you nod politely and listen sceptically. I am a sceptic by nature, and it takes a lot to convince me that something is going to work. I was the same way with PEMF and laser – actually any of our...