Drought Feeding Tips

Drought Feeding Tips

MILLET & LINSEED PORRIDGE Just one of the features of the VF Natural Diet is the Millet & Linseed Porridge. This should really be called Cossack Porridge and was taught me by the late Dorothy Hall, my highly esteemed herbal medicine guru, who also taught us...
Equine Wellness Workshop with Victoria Ferguson

Equine Wellness Workshop with Victoria Ferguson

EQUINE WELLNESS WORKSHOP with VICTORIA FERGUSON – EQUINE HERBALIST SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER At “Montserrat” 41 Waters Road Mt George near Hahndorf, S A . PROGRAM 9 am – THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF VF NATURAL FEEDING Preventive Nutrition using Raw Feeds explained Feeding...
Colic – VF Herbal Remedies

Colic – VF Herbal Remedies

Colic can be a life threatening condition and it is therefore imperative that all horse owners and carers should have a good knowledge of how to recognise, treat and prevent this relatively common complaint.  What is colic?  A horse is said to have colic if it is...
Are Your Horses Well Enough?

Are Your Horses Well Enough?

The best way to ensure optimum health for your performance or pleasure horses is to prevent problems occurring in the first place. From a holistic point of view this means looking after the whole horse, all the time… The three points of the triangle affect the overall...
Flower Essence Therapy for Horses

Flower Essence Therapy for Horses

The history of flower essence therapy dates back to the 16th century and spans many cultures. It started with the great healer and mystic Paracelsus who collected the dew from flowers to treat his patients’ emotional imbalances. The culture was also known to the...
Equine Viruses – Herbs to the Rescue

Equine Viruses – Herbs to the Rescue

In our herbal pharmacopeia we herbalists have many anti-viral herbs, which we select and blend with immune and adrenal system herbs to get viruses on the run. The natural immunity of a body, be it man or horse, is a precious possession which requires nurturing.  In...
Top Showjumper Loves Equi-Vital

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...
Joint Ill Foal Recovery

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...