Stress Relief for Your Horse
Is your horse 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.
B.M.E. Stress Management for Horses addresses your
animal's physical and emotional stress to create an effective
treatment plan that will help you manage their stress.
Stress relief is
achieved through the use of
situational stress assessments,
Therapeutic Touch treatments, and owner/trainer after-care.
Referrals may be made to other practitioners i.e. massage
therapist, chiropractor, acupuncturist, veterinarian or
B.M.E. Stress Management Assessments©
and treatment plans are done on location. They involve
collecting and analyzing information about physical conditions,
environmental factors and emotional influences that may be
contributing to the animal's current symptoms, illness or
Follow-up appointments are scheduled to monitor and re-assess
the continued effectiveness of the plans and progress of the
involve environment changes, physical activity, schedule changes
and behavioural supports.
Chronic Stress Management
B.M.E. Stress Management Assessments
and treatment plans are available to manage chronic stress
conditions in Highly Sensitive Horses.
We provide in-home or hospital
stress management for patients and their families to help manage
the stress of medical procedures and pain management, emotional
stress, cancer treatment, grief and loss, chronic pain and
Martha Hoey is a B.M.E.
Specialist. She works
and their horses to help
them manage the stress
by their sensitivity
to environmental challenges.
She also works with highly sensitive people
Martha Hoey, B. Ed., B.F.A., R.T.T.P.T., Equine Health and
Disease Prevention, University of Guelph
"I came to Martha because my race
horse was becoming aggressive and sometimes very despondent.
His symptoms were sore points along his withers and leg splints.
Martha was able to come on very short notice to assess and treat
my horse in his stall. Follow-up sessions helped to fully
settle my horse and he is continuing to do well. Thanks, Martha
for your stress management skills." R. W.
is a treatment that helps to release the stressful energy of
tension and shock that can cause distressing physical and
available to prepare a horse for a new situation as well as to
assist recovery from a stressful experience.
is a stress management healing practice commonly used in
hospitals and hospices to help alleviate the on-set of stress
and pain associated with many standard treatments and
procedures. It is used at Columbia
University Hospital in heart surgery, to relieve pre and post
operative stress, thereby significantly improving recovery time.