[Rider Resource] Should you be a horse whisperer or a horse listener?

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Gwenyth Santagate

Welcome to our Rider Resource blog series, where we talk to equine professionals providing solutions for riders and horse owners.

Today we’re chatting with Gwenyth Santagate, Equine Behavioral Specialist and owner of Penzance Equine Integrative Solutions.

Hi Gwenyth, what do you do?

I’m a horsemanship coach. I help horse owners understand their horses and how to communicate effectively with them so they can establish a partnership based on deep mutual trust.

I speak for the horses who have no voice. It’s not about “horse whispering” … it’s about “horse listening”.

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[Rider Resource] Can equine thermography tell me where my horse hurts?

Welcome to our Rider Resource blog series, where we talk to equine professionals providing solutions for riders and horse owners.

Today we’re chatting with Tom Cernansky, owner of Animal Infrared Imaging about equine thermography.

Tom, what is equine thermography?

Tom Cernansky and client

Tom Cernansky and client

It’s a non-invasive and sedation-free medical modality designed for early detection of hard-to-diagnose animal lameness, injury and disease. Since horses mask their injuries or present as lame for obscure reasons, thermography can accurately pinpoint the location and nature of their injuries.

Our service is non-invasive, sedation-free and mobile (we can come to your stable, no need to trailer your injured horse anywhere). In one brief session, we scan the whole animal and provide you with a detailed findings report (written by a vet) within 3 – 5 business days.

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