Ancient Chinese Secrets Photograph by Melissa Farlow
Wisps of smoke float from a burning Chinese herb on acupuncture needles used by veterinarian Rhonda Rathgeber to treat a mare for fertility troubles. The Chinese have been needling horses for several thousand years. Now Western vets are using such holistic remedies alongside traditional medicineor after it fails. Some believe the quick, painless pricks also boost the animal's athletic performance.
Camera: Nikon F5 Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100 Lens: 135mm Speed and F-Stop: 1/30 @ f/2
Weather Conditions: Indoors Time of Day: Noon Lighting Techniques: Available light Special Equipment or Comments: I had to hold my breath to keep my hands steady.