Current educational audio files that are available to our members which may be easier to understand or safer in some circumstances to listen rather than read. Enjoy!
Equine Joint Disease, Causes and Therapy Considerations for Optimal Management
Dr. Tom Schell discusses equine joint disease, how the condition is created, factors playing into the problem, current therapy options, and how diet and herbs can play a major role in management.
Equine Tendon and Ligament Injuries, causes, contributors, and therapy options to consider for improved outcomes.
Dr. Tom Schell discusses equine tendon and ligament injuries, why they occur, current therapies and why they may fail, the influence of diet and herbs, and how they may provide better means of management and recovery for the horse.
Equine laminitis causes and types of conditions, why they are a challenge and the influence of inflammation.
Dr. Schell discusses equine laminitis, the different forms of laminitis, the causes behind the conditions, the reasons why some are more difficult to manage, and how the process of inflammation interplays.
Equine laminitis current therapy options and alternative considerations for improved outcomes.
Dr. Schell discusses equine laminitis in part two of his audio series, reviewing current medical therapies, why they fall short, and reviews alternative therapies including DMSO, vitamin C, Glutamine, and other herbs and how diet can play a major role.
Assessing equine lacerations
Dr. Schell discusses the types and forms of equine lacerations, severities, and when to contact your veterinarian.
Equine lacerations, cuts, and scrapes. How to best manage and treat.
Dr. Schell reviews the types of lacerations in the horse, and therapy options from topical remedies to primary closure with stitches.
What do I feed my dog for optimal health?
Dr. Schell reviews nutrition in the dog, comparing processed, commercial foods with whole-foods, the benefits of each and which to choose for overall health and recovery for your pet.
Ear infections in the dog and their causes.
Dr. Schell reviews ear infections in the dog, differences between breeds, anatomy, and contributors to repeat infections.
Ear infections in the dog and therapy options in the chronic case.
Dr. Schell reviews chronic ear infections in the dog, taking contributors into consideration, and reviews treatment options and better management strategies.
Cancer in the dog, contributors, causes, and means of better support or management.
Dr. Schell reviews cancer in the dog, the increase in incidence, contributing factors, and approaches to consider for more optimal management.
Performing the physical exam in the horse.
Dr. Schell reviews how to perform a basic physical examination in the horse and why every horse owner should be able to obtain their horse's vital signs.
Evaluation of the horse with colic.
Dr. Schell reviews the types of colic in the horse, how to perform an evaluation, and what their vital signs might indicate regarding their condition.
Management and therapy options for colic conditions in the horse.
Dr. Schell reviews the types of colic in the horse, causes, and typical therapies which are used to better manage those conditions.
Recurrent Colic in the Horse and Digestive Health
Dr. Schell reviews recurrent colic in the horse, causes, and connections with digestive health.
Equine Digestion and Gut Health
Dr. Schell reviews equine digestion, gut health, and the importance of the microbiome.
The Equine Digestive Microbiome and Achieving Balance for Overall Health
Dr. Schell reviews equine digestion, the microbiome, and how you can create balance in this organ system to impact your horse's overall health.
Vaccines and Horse Health; When to Vaccinate and When to Heed Caution.
Dr. Schell reviews equine vaccines, the types, how they work, when to vaccinate and what horses may require caution.
Insulin and Leptin Resistance in the Horse
Dr. Schell discusses and reviews insulin and leptin resistance in the horse, what they mean, and causes.
Management of Insulin and Leptin Resistance in the Horse
Dr. Schell discusses causes and therapy options for leptin and insulin resistance in the horse.
Pedal Osteitis in the Horse; Causes and Management options
Dr. Schell discusses pedal osteitis in the horse, causes and therapy options for optimal outcomes.