This book is very huge and I would like to congratulate the author for this nice publication.
This book is, in my opinion, more a kind of materia medica book in nutrition and biochemistry, explaining what individual substances do to the body (minerals and various nutrients, vitamins, flower essences, oils and herbs suitable for horses)
It gives a good overview on the equine anatomy, more or less all you need to know as a healer and an introduction in horses behavior and their psychology.
You will learn to recognize many signs that will let you know what could be going on with the horse.
It gives a short overview on the energy anatomy, but from my point of view it is not so much detailed.
I mean if you are interested in working with the horse more on the energy level and you like to understand relations among physical and energetical/etherical levels of the body, energy flow, chakras, practice of acupressure, acupuncture etc. and understand the philosophy and logic/reasons of the system of 5 elements which the base of chinese medicine, I recommend to study this issue further (human books on energy healing or introduction to traditional chinese medicine will do a good job) as you will get a more profound knowledge on this, which will then help you a lot in diagnosis and finding the underlying cause of the problem.
Overall, I recommend this book and it's good to have it at hand in your stable, along with your emergency natural remedies. You never know when you might need it..
If you like to dig deeper in herbal remedies and medicine, then I suggest my favourite book from Susan Wynn and Barbara Fougere - Veterinary Herbal Medicine.
If you like to know more about energetic bodywork and equine acupressure I recommend that you buy also the book from Nancy Zidonis called Equine Acupressure - although quite subtle, this is a really well written book on this subject, the best I have seen regarding horses, and allows you to practice acupressure on your horse easily. My horses really love it :)
On energy work basics - I recommend the book of Barbara Ann Brennan - Hands of Light, which is a "bible" on energy healing. It is about human energy fields, but the principles apply to horses as well - adjustments can be found in this Hetty's Equine Lore book.
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