Category Archives: Newsletters

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 »

November 2018 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: Dry Weather Challenges 2. Online Class For Horse Temperament Typing =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: Dry Weather Challenges Dry weather is a setup for Metal horse colic but other temperaments can also suffer. Dust can irritate delicate mucous membranes in … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter November 2018

November 2018 The Model Natural Diet for the Horse Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 11 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. The Model Natural Diet for the Horse 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. The Model Natural Diet for the Horse Fads come and go in the … Continue Reading »

October 2018 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Is your Supplement Program out of Control? 2. Online Class For Horse Temperament Typing =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Is your Supplement Program out of Control? Is your horse getting more than 4 supplements a day? If so, I would suggest you step back … 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 »

September 2018 – Mid Month Update

September 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? 2. Share the Knowledge =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is the part of the nervous system that automatically controls all that happens in the … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter September 2018

September 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 9 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Trusting your Horse 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Trusting your Horse Yesterday I decided to take a quite ride down the road. I got boots on both horses and set out riding … 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 »

July 2018 – Mid Month Update

July 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Martini Settles In 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Martini Settles In Martini, my new ShaoYin mare, has been with me for about 3.5 months. She seems to be happily settled in. I have found it … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter July 2018

July 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 7 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Feeding Horses that Have No Pasture 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Feeding Horses that Have No Pasture There are many reasons for horses to be denied pasture grazing. Arid climate, limited land, … Continue Reading »

June 2018 – Mid Month Update

June 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. How Self Confident is your Horse? 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. How Self Confident is your Horse? Martini, my new Shao Yin (Fire/Water) mare is not very self-confident. Understanding horse temperament has helped me recognize … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter June 2018

June 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 6 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Feel, Form, Function 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Feel, Form, Function Raw talent (function) is a wonderful trait in a performance horse but it is not enough by itself to guarantee a … Continue Reading »

May 2018 – Mid Month Update

May 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Upset on the Farm 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Upset on the Farm Things have not been the same at our farm since Cerise was put down a few weeks ago. I … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter May 2018

May 2018 Cerise Passes the Torch Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 5 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Cerise Passes the Torch 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Cerise Passes the Torch I plan to put my beautiful Cerise down next Wednesday. In the past 6 months … Continue Reading »

April 2018 – Mid Month Update

April 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. I Have a New Horse 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. I Have a New Horse I have brought a new horse into our herd. Martini is a 7 year old quarter horse … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter April 2018

April 2018 Does Your Horse Know What is Good For Him? Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 4 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Does Your Horse Know What is Good For Him? 2. The Truth About Pet Cancer =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Does Your Horse Know What is Good For Him? … Continue Reading »

March 2018 – Mid Month Update

March 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Attitude vs Geography – Does Your Horse Respect You? 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Attitude vs Geography – Does Your Horse Respect You? Horses are very detail oriented. They notice every nuance … 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 »

February 2018 – Mid Month Update

February 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Why Do Horses Set Back? 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Why Do Horses Set Back? Some horses are never taught to properly yield to pressure and this can be a reason for … Continue Reading »