Category Archives: Horse Health Care

Buzz From The Barn

Cushings, Human vs Horse Doses & Arnica – June 2022 Madalyn Ward, DVM shares her answers to specific holistic horse care questions from clients. To see more questions and answers on real holistic horse care situations check out our Holistic Horsekeeping and Horse Harmony Facebook pages. Q – I have a question about using the powdered algae/probiotic/enzyme blend. The bottle states … Continue Reading »

3 Important Considerations When Breeding Your Mare

So you want to breed your mare after weighing all the pros and cons of this big decision. The next step is to make sure your mare and her offspring are as healthy as can be. 

Holistic Horse Health: Buzz From The Barn

Madalyn Ward, DVM shares her answers to specific holistic horse care questions from clients. To see more questions and answers on real holistic horse care situations check out our Holistic Horsekeeping and Horse Harmony Facebook pages. Q – I’m looking for a holistic supplement for flies; not sure if garlic is safe to use or you recommend something else. Flies … Continue Reading »

March 2021 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse Dr. Madalyn Ward 1. Special Needs for your TaiYin Horse TaiYin means most Yin. Yin is the slow, cooling and moisturizing energy in the body. The Tai Yin(Earth/Metal) horse generally has a laid back attitude and enjoys relaxing and eating. He is not super ambitious but is … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2022

Bony Bi Syndrome Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 27, Number 3 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Bony Bi Syndrome 2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources Ever wonder why the miracle product that works on so many horses does not do a thing for your horse? Or why the wonder cure you found and shared with … Continue Reading »

Buzz From The Barn: Is your Horse ready for Spring?

Yesterday it was 36 degrees, windy and raining here in Central Texas. Today it is 65 degrees, sunshiny and calm. My horses are out napping in the sun after a miserable day yesterday locked in the barn. Drastic weather changes during the spring can take a toll on a horse’s system. Other factors, such as … Continue Reading »

February 2021 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse Dr. Madalyn Ward What to do before you temperament type a new horse “This is not the same horse I bought.” This is the statement those of us who type horses hear so often. These cases are so hard. Imagine that you have just moved to a … Continue Reading »

Buzz From The Barn – November 2021

Madalyn Ward, DVM shares her answers to specific holistic horse care questions from clients. To see more questions and answers on real holistic horse care situations check out our Holistic Horsekeeping and Horse Harmony Facebook pages. Q – I have a Lippitt Morgan 6 year old gelding that has an SI injury we have been … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter November 2021

November 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 11 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Fixed Bi 2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= Fixed Bi Ever wonder why the miracle product that works on so many horses does not do a thing for your horse? Or why the wonder cure you found and shared … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter September 2021

September 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 9 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Pain explained with Traditional Chinese Medicine 2. Is your horse the perfect match for you and his job? =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= 1. Pain explained with Traditional Chinese Medicine Ever wonder why the miracle product that works on so many … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter June 2021

June 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 6 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Symptoms: Early warning signs of EPM 2. Develop a Better Relationship with Your Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Symptoms: Early warning signs of EPM I have come to look at EPM in the same way I look … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter May 2021

May 2021 How to Avoid Digestive Ulcers Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 5 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. How to Avoid Digestive Ulcers2. Develop a Better Relationship with Your Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. How to Avoid Digestive Ulcers Equine digestive ulcers are unfortunately common. I believe the main cause is stress. … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter December 2020

December 2020 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 12 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Holistic Horse Health: Is your horse getting his greens? 2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Holistic Horse Health: Is your horse getting his greens? Horses thrive on quality grass but how many actually have access to pasture … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter November 2020

November 2020 Holistic horse health is an inside job Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 11 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Holistic horse health is an inside job 2. Learn More About Horse Temperament Typing =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Holistic horse health is an inside job Your horse may not be sick but … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter September 2020

September 2020 Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 9 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Five Amazing Facts About EpigeneticsEpigenetics is the study of how external influences like diet affect the activity and expression of … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter August 2020

August 2020 Holistic Horse Health: 5 Natural Alternatives to GastroGard for Horse Ulcers Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 8 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Holistic Horse Health: 5 Natural Alternatives to GastroGard for Horse Ulcers 2. Equine Holistic Resources Just a Click Away =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Holistic Horse Health: 5 Natural … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horse Health: The Buzz From the Barn

Madalyn Ward, DVM shares her answers to specific holistic horse care questions from clients. To see more questions and answers on real holistic horse care situations check out our Holistic Horsekeeping and Horse Harmony Facebook pages. Q – We are dealing with fly issues here in California with our horses. Wondering if you have come … 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 »

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 »

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 »