Author Archives: Madalyn Ward, DVM

About Madalyn Ward, DVM

This is a little blog about my move to Fischer, Texas, the horses, and other miscellaneous personal stuff that I don't normally get the share in my newsletters. I hope you enjoy these often humorous posts as I explore the journey of moving out to the country and will post replies and share your own experiences! Madalyn

Horseman’s Health: Protect Your Skin During Your Summer Rides

Planning on doing a lot of riding this summer? Me too, and that means finding ways to protect my skin from the harsh summer sun and heat. Did you know that the health of your skin reflects your overall health and level of stress? Healthy, glowing skin indicates you are living a healthy lifestyle and … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter July 2020

July 2020 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 7 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Symptoms: Important Information on Horses with Hives2. Equine Holistic Resources Just a Click Away =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Symptoms: Important Information on Horses with Hives It is so important to always look for the underlying cause of … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Wealth: Wealth Building – Learn to manage your emotion

When it comes to wealth building, emotion is not your friend! A perfect example of this is the roller coaster ride the stock market has been on the last few weeks. One day the news is good so people buy, the next day the news is bad so people sell. Did the companies being bought … Continue Reading »

June 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: How to deal with bad horse matches 2. Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: How to deal with bad horse matches Bad horse matches are way too common. A bad horse match can happen when a foal is … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Healthy Tips – Children, Probiotics & COVID19

By guest contributor Barbara Swanson Daily Use of Probiotics May Reduce Colds & Flu We are beginning to realize that our children are much more vulnerable to COVID19 that originally estimated. One way to help the children in your life is to get them on a daily probiotic. A recent study in Denmark indicates that … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter June 2020

June 2020 Why Metabolic Testing is So Important Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 6 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Why Metabolic Testing is So Important2. Equine Holistic Resources Just a Click Away =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Why Metabolic Testing is So Important Update from the original newsletter. I was able to get … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Wealth: What Is An Asset?

What is an asset? Sounds like a fancy accountant term. In reality, an asset is something of value which you own but smart money investors expect to not only own assets but have those assets bring in cash flow monthly. Boy, was this a lesson for me. For example, by definition my horses are assets, … Continue Reading »

May 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: How Self Confident is your Horse? 2. Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: How Self Confident is your Horse? Below is a newsletter I wrote when I first got Martini. I have had her 2 years now and … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter May 2020

May 2020 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 25, Number 5 ================ In This Issue: Why Adaptogens are so Important More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Why Adaptogens are so Important Intro from Madalyn:We are coming out of a very challenging time for our country. It looks like the country … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Wealth: Network marketing – Small vs. Big Business Model

Message From MadalynI want to preface this Horseman’s Wealth newsletter with a message of hope. This pandemic has brought so much stress and grief into the lives of so many, yet there are positives. Our earth has had a chance to cleanse with less human activity. We have been able to see the benefits of … Continue Reading »

April 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament – Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? 2. Horse Harmony Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament – Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is the part of the nervous system that automatically controls all that happens … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter April 2020

April 2020 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 25, Number 4 ================ In This Issue: 1. How to help your horse handle vaccinations2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources ================ 1. How to help your horse handle vaccinations Attitudes about vaccination have changed in the last 20 years. Vaccines were once seen as the … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Wealth: Wealth Building-Big Dream, Bigger Struggle, Huge Victory

Big dreams come at a high price. God wants us to dream big but he also wants us to grow into the kind of person who can appreciate the victory. It’s the growing between dream and victory that can really challenge us. I have heard the concept of big dreams requiring bigger struggles but I … Continue Reading »

March 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament – Why boundaries matter 2. Horse Harmony Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament – Why boundaries matterWhy does one horse get pushy, one get sullen and another flighty when they are all handled the same way? The answer is different horse … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Life Hacks to Avoid Diabetes

by guest contributor Barb Swanson We Know It’s a ProblemType 2 Diabetes (T2D) is a national epidemic. 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes, and another 3 of every 10 are prediabetic. This means close to 40% of our population is at risk for a largely preventative killing disease, since 95% of diabetics have T2D. There … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2020

March 2020 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 25, Number 3 ================ In This Issue: 1. On Blue Green Algae and Horses2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources ================ 1. On Blue Green Algae and Horses Blue-green algae plays a very important part in my holistic healing practice for horses. The blue-green algae I … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Wealth: The Power of Building Residual Income

We are starting a new blog series. As a partner to our Horseman’s Health we are now going to add Horseman’s Wealth. In this blog, we are going to look at financial education. This first blog is long and I apologize for that. I wanted to tell enough of my story to help you get … Continue Reading »

February 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. ================ Horse Temperament: Does your Shao Yin lack self confidence? Online Class For Horse Temperament Typing ================ 1. Horse Temperament: Does your Shao Yin lack self confidence? Self-confidence is something every good horseman wants to see and develop in a horse. Horse temperament has a lot … Continue Reading »