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About Miriah Stuart

About Miriah Stuart

Miriah Stuart has been studying anatomy, horse massage, and equine exercise physiology since 2002.  She has received certification in Equine Body Work (R) from Equinology, Inc, a highly respected and thorough program of Equine education in California, and around the … Continue reading

My Education & Training

My Education & Training

2001 – School of Hard Knocks – my mare has an avulsion fracture in her front cannon bone.  My world is changed.  I meet Dr. Kerry Ridgway in Sonoma, California, which was very near my home of Sebastopol.  We start … Continue reading

Benefits of Thermography

Benefits of Thermography

Thermography is a non-invasive way to look at the horse.  I am 3-5 feet away from the horse with the infrared camera – it is not necessary to cause any pain to assess their issues. What this camera can do for the … Continue reading

History of Veterinary Thermography

History of Veterinary Thermography

Thermography in Veterinary Medicine By Miriah Stuart Article first Published in Flying Changes Magazine, April 2010 Hippocrates was a famous, bright, and intuitive physician.  He was born in Greece, circa 460 B.C., and in his life’s work he discovered that mud, … Continue reading

Lameness

Lameness

Here’s an epiphany I had the other day about equine lameness.  I was reading again in a text that the horse’s instinct is to show no lameness, even when it hurts.  His life depends on it. In the wild, as a … Continue reading

Thermal Imaging Training

Thermal Imaging Training

  Dr Jim Waldsmith with camera & Dr Tracy Turner with foot. I started my (official and acedemic) thermography training in February 2010 at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine. I am very grateful that I have found this … Continue reading

Veterinary Thermography in England

The video below is of my friend in England.  Helen Morrell and I were classmates in our thermography training at University of Florida, Veterinary College. Using the FLIR infrared camera, she is helping owners and their pets.  Watch the video to … Continue reading

About my horse story

About my horse story

I love horses.  I absolutely think they are amazing and beautiful.  I look at their images in the art on my walls, and think, “They’re so beautiful“.  I love to be around them, touch them, look in their eyes, and smell their … Continue reading

Article by Tracy Turner, DVM

The following link takes you to an article on the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) website.  Click the following link to read the article by Tracy Turner, DVM: The Use of Thermography in Lameness Evaluation. In the Portland, Oregon area, call … Continue reading