Category Archives: Horse Health Care

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 – I had the vet out for my mare because her flanks have been severely drawn up and … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter January 2020

January 2020 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 25, Number 1 ================ In This Issue: How CBD Really Works – by Richard Thomas Using Hemp Oil and CBD For Your Animals ================ 1. How CBD Really Works By Richard Thomas in CBD Beginner’s Guide Excerpted from cbdcentral.org (CBD) Cannabidiol is rapidly … 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 – Is it safe to use Diatomaceous Earth on horses as an anti-parasitic? If so, how much and … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter December 2019

December 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 12 ================ In This Issue: Holistic Horse Health: Pre and Probiotics Holiday Gifts for Horse Lovers ================ 1. Holistic Horse Health: Pre and Probiotics Anyone who has followed my holistic methods knows how strongly I feel about feeding a horse pre … 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 – Just got 2 weeks ago what I think is an Earth horse. Lots of changes for him … 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 – Read your article about Aloe Vera and slippery elm to heal equine ulcers. I found a product … 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 – All four of my horses are on the algae/probiotic/enzyme powder. One of my horses is extremely sensitive … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter September 2019

September 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 9 ================ In This Issue: Supporting your Insulin Resistant Horse Is Your Algae Safe? ================ 1. Supporting your Insulin Resistant Horse The challenge with Insulin Resistant (IR) horses is that they love to eat but they tend toward very slow metabolism … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter August 2019

August 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 8 ================ In This Issue: Horse Joint Care in 3 Simple Steps More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Horse Joint Care in 3 Simple Steps When it comes to horse health care, joint care can be one of the most … 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 – I have had my mare on 2 hrs of grass, then 3, then 4. Not giving supplements … 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 – I’m looking to start mixing my own feed and get away from the store bought feeds. I … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter May 2019

May 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 5 ================ In This Issue: Spring Feeding More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Spring Feeding Spring is here and for those lucky horses who live in native grass pastures this means a wide selection of herbs and nutritious weeds, plus … 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 – I am trying to find the product “Stomach Soother” on your website and can’t find it. I … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter April 2019

April 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 4 ================ In This Issue: Why Adaptogens are so Important More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Why Adaptogens are so Important What is an adaptogen? The Manual Equine Herbal and Energetics describes adaptogens as any substance that increases the body’s … 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 – If my horse is only earth are they still TaiYin? (in response to newsletter on 3/15/19) A … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2019

March 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 3 ================ In This Issue: Do You Know Your Hay? More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Do You Know Your Hay? Hay makes up the largest percentage of the diet for most horses. Bagged feeds should be a small part … 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 – I’ve had my water tested (Well) and it’s VERY high in Ca/Mg. I was “sold” on a … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2019

February 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 2 ================ In This Issue: CBD Oil – A New Frontier in Medicine More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. CBD Oil – A New Frontier in Medicine Hemp based CBD oil has the potential to change the way we look … 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 – I have a quick question for you. I am giving all my horses the Essentials Blend you … Continue Reading »