Category Archives: Horse Health Care

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter December 2018

December 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 12 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Why do Horses Chew Wood? 2. Great Gifts for Horse Lovers =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Why do Horses Chew Wood? Nothing is more annoying than seeing your nice wood fences or barn walls turning into kindling. Trees … 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 – Who do you use for hair testing on horses? A – I like to use DePaolo Equine … 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 got a new horse I care about. He’s generally healthy, just has dry itchy skin, in … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter October 2018

October 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 10 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Treating Bursa Injuries 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Treating Bursa Injuries Bursas are pouches of fluid over joints and bony parts of the body. For instance, you have a bursa over the … 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 – Wondering if you have any articles or comments about Leptospirosis in horses, and also anything about cleaning … 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 Lippitt Morgan 6 year old gelding that has an SI injury we have been … Continue Reading »

August 2018 – Mid Month Update

August 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Supporting your Horse’s Micro biome 2. Share the Knowledge =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Supporting your Horse’s Micro biome The intestinal micro biome includes the trillions of microbes and their genes that live and interact in the horse’s digestive tract. Microbes … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter August 2018

August 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 8 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Supporting your Insulin Resistant Horse 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Supporting your Insulin Resistant Horse Our Morgan gelding, Tanq, has struggled this summer with sore feet. The drought in Colorado has made … 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 bought a 16 year old, 13.2h pony for my daughter to start learning to jump. The … 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 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 already giving my horses CoolStance, the coconut meal and want to know if giving blue green … 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 – My horse has a tear in a check ligament. He is getting FM11, and I am wrapping … 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 horse with ulcers that I just got scoped. I have the Gastroguard to heal … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2018

March 2018 Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption/Hypercementosis Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 3 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption/Hypercementosis 2. The Holistic Approach to Horse Care =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption/Hypercementosis Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption/Hypercementosis (EOTRH) is a condition affecting the incisors and canine teeth … 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.   This month we are sharing a case study report on a horse holistically treated for ulcers. (From the … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2018

February 2018 Using Homeopathy to Treat Equine Cushings Disease Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 2 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Using Homeopathy to Treat Equine Cushings Disease 2. The Holistic Approach to Horse Care =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Using Homeopathy to Treat Equine Cushings Disease Just lost a wonderful Icelandic … 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 an 800 lb. Donkey who currently has 20% firm stool and 80% loose. It occurred … 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 just bought a 16 year old pony for my daughter to start learning to jump. The … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter December 2017

December 2017 How to Help Your Cranky Mare Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 22, Number 12 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. How to Help Your Cranky Mare 2. Great Holiday Gifts for Horse Lovers on Your List =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. How to Help Your Cranky Mare Mares are usually more sensitive … 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 – How often should a 25 year old thoroughbred gelding in excellent condition get his teeth floated? Had … Continue Reading »