Stress Relief for your Horse
Are your horses displaying
distressing physical or emotional symptoms as a result of these
chronic arthritis pain
long term illness
Some of these
symptoms of stress may be despondency, eating disorders,
cribbing, aggression, skin disorders,
and lack of energy.
Management for Horse
addresses your animal facility set- up and procedures to
determine stress factors that may be affecting your animals.
is achieved through the
situational stress assessments, environmental
recommendations and procedural changes and redevelopment.
B.M.E. Stress Assessment for Horse Facilities
and facility improvement plans
are done on location. They involve collecting
and analyzing information about physical conditions, environmental factors and facility procedures that may be
contributing to your animals' current symptoms, illness or
appointments are scheduled to monitor and re-assess the
continued effectiveness of the facility improvement
plans and progress
of the horses.
involve environmental changes, procedure and schedule changes as
well as behavioural supports.
Stress Management Reviews©
are available to ensure continued progress and update your
plan to include any changes in your facility's function.
Martha Hoey is a B.M.E.
Management Specialist. She
works with facility
owners and their
horses to help them manage the
stress caused by their sensitivities to environmental challenges.
She also works with highly sensitive
Martha Hoey, B. Ed., B.F.A.,
Equine Health and Disease Prevention, University of Guelph