Stories from the herb garden

Learn about keeping your horse in optimum health, naturally

Top Showjumper Loves Equi-Vital

Deirdre Hartog, breeder and owner of showjumpers, and horse lover, says .. “I love the Equi-Vital all natural feed supplement.  It's full of essential minerals and vitamins to keep the horses feeling and looking great and their coats shining.  I feed it to all my show...

read more

Joint Ill Foal Recovery

Torres owned by Tamara Potter of Strathalbyn, SA, has made a full recovery from joint ill as a 3 week old foal.  Here is their story. Tam contacted me in November last year for a herbal program for Torres, who had been diagnosed with joint ill, as she did not want to...

read more

The Good Oil

The low down on good oils and bad oils for your horses Does the oil product you are feeding your horses come in a container that looks like it contains motor oil? If it does, then you need to be very, very worried indeed. The irrefutable facts about oils is they are...

read more

Nourishing the Hoof

Does the hoof of the horse require special nourishment?  In a perfect world where the horse receives balanced nutrition from the moment of conception and throughout its whole life but especially from birth to maturity, the answer is no.  Sadly that rarely happens.  If...

read more

Autumn Health Tips

It’s Autumn and our horses are changing coats ready for winter and the bot flies are also out and about. When horses are starting to grow their winter coats, they often seem much more sensitive to flies even though there aren’t so many about, except for bot flies of...

read more

Perfect Ponies

We all love our ponies, whatever size they come in, and want them to be healthy, happy and performing well. Here are some perfect ponies, in two very different sizes,  thriving on their VF Natural Diets. Young Lachlan Campbell from Warrenbyane, Vic. with his divine...

read more

Feeding Myths Exposed

If  I had a dollar for every time I was told by a horse owner that they made a decision about their horses’ health based on “someone said” I would be a millionaire. We live in the information age, and for many of us that means information overload, so perhaps that is...

read more