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September 2021 – Mid Month Update

How do I get a Temperament Typing done for my horse? Register for a session with a certified Horse Temperament Typing Consultant. After filling out a questionnaire, the Typing Consultant will review your answers, and ask you questions, through email or phone, about your horse to help you arrive at the correct temperament type for … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Supporting Your Joints so They Can Support You By: Dr. Madalyn Ward Our joints aren’t something we really think about much usually until we start experiencing stiffness and/or pain with them, but without good joint care our mobility is affected and the pain and stiffness can slow us down. And who has time … 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 »

August 2021 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse. When to Use Balance Formulas It is not surprising that people have some misunderstanding about using the Balance formulas. After all, most supplements are designed to benefit all types of horses and to be fed continuously. The Five Element Balance formulas are designed to support the individual … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter August 2021

August 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 8 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Medicinal Mushrooms 2. Is your horse the perfect match for you and his job? =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Medicinal Mushrooms Mushrooms are ancient foods that contain powerful healing compounds. Here is a list with some information about the most … Continue Reading »

July 2021 – Mid Month Update

RIDING VERSES TRAINING Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Riding Verses Training2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Riding verses Training You know the saying “I am not a doctor but I play one on TV.” That is the way I feel about being a “trainer”. I have been to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health

July 2021 – Holistic Horsekeeping.com Horseman’s Health: The Importance of Hydration by guest contributor Barb Swanson We Know We Need It…For years, people have heard they need to get enough water. It is an accepted fact that 64 ounces, or 1/2 gallon, daily, is a good amount for most people. A lot of people are now … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter July 2021

July 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 7 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Comparing Karbo Products and Spine and Nerve for EPM 2. Is your horse the perfect match for you and his job? =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Comparing Karbo Products and Spine and Nerve for EPM Equine Protozoal Myelitis (EPM) is … Continue Reading »

June 2021 – Mid Month Update

Coming out of Shutdown Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Coming out of Shutdown?2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Coming out of Shutdown? Martini had a major hissy fit during our ride yesterday. I was actually excited to see her show some emotion. Martini is a Shao Yin temperament type … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Your Diet Dragging You Down?

Natural Energy Solutions To Boost Your Energy June 2021 – Holistic Horsekeeping.com Leave a comment We all have periods of time when we start dragging, usually when we’ve been extra busy or burning the candle at both ends. But usually with some extra rest or a vacation we recoup our energy level. The real problem … Continue Reading »

Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD)

By Madalyn Ward, DVM When most horse owners think of lower respiratory disease they think of serious conditions such as pneumonia or heaves. Performance horse owners, on the other hand, realize that low grade inflammation in the lower respiratory tract can cause trouble long before obvious clinical signs are apparent. A mild cough with a … Continue Reading »

The Buzz From the Barn

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse 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 13 year old Mustang /Paint cross horse that I adopted … Continue Reading »

May 2021 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Could Your Metal Horse Have Caudal Heel Syndrome?2. Mentoring Opportunity You Don’t Want to Miss =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Could Your Metal Horse Have Caudal Heel Syndrome? Could Your Metal Horse Have Caudal Heel Syndrome? Caudal heel syndrome can be similar to navicular syndrome but … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: What Causes Allergy in Spring and How to Avoid Feeling Muddled

Leave a comment When spring springs forth, do you enjoy the beautiful flowers or do you wonder, “What causes allergy?” because you are so tired of all the sneezing, runny eyes, runny nose …? If those symptoms match what happens to you every spring, then you suffer from seasonal allergies, what is commonly called “hay … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2021

February 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 2 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Holistic Horse Health: The miserable merry go round of horse ulcers 2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Holistic Horse Health: The miserable merry go round of horse ulcers First you have stress, then you have ulcers, then … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Wealth: Don’t Give Up on your Dream

It was the early 1990’s when I started studying holistic medicine. I was frustrated that my conventional practices were not keeping my patients healthy. I was spending too much time treating chronic health problems and I wanted to find another way to approach my cases. I was so impressed with the information I found on … Continue Reading »

September 2020 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse ================ In This Issue: Horse Temperament: Special Needs for your TaiYin Horse Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources ================ 1. Horse Temperament: 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 … Continue Reading »

January 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. ================ The Future for Horse-Keepers: Isolation or World Change? by Anna Blake Online Class For Horse Temperament Typing ================ 1. The Future for Horse-Keepers: Isolation or World Change? by Anna Blake  Madalyn’s Introduction to AnnaAnna Blake is a trainer and educator I have followed for several … Continue Reading »

August 2019 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. ==================================== FAQ’s for a Fire Horse Temperament Learn More About Temperament Types ==================================== 1. FAQ’s for a Fire Horse Temperament Q. My Fire Horse is very physically sensitive to pain and irritation. Fly bites swell, injuries blow up into huge hematomas, and small scratches are very … Continue Reading »