How to have a healthy happy horse.
Volume 24, Number 1
In This Issue:
- New Year’s Resolution: Do You and Your Horse Have One?
- More Help For Your Horse
1. New Year’s Resolution: Do You and Your Horse Have One?
Are you busy making New Year’s resolutions for you and your horse? Are you hoping to go more places, win more prizes, or have more fun with your horse?
More importantly, is there something that has held you and your horse back from your dreams and aspirations? Some of the barriers that I see in my practice that hold horse-human teams from achieving their dreams include:
- Health issues such as ulcers, joint problems, burnout, metabolic challenges, or poor hooves.
- Mental or Emotional issues that stem from previous trauma or doing an occupation that is a poor fit for the horse’s temperament type.
That One Big “Thing”
If your horse has been plagued by that one big “thing” that keeps you, as a team, from achieving your dreams, maybe now is the right time to look for a true and permanent solution. Perhaps you have been palliating the symptoms or coping with the situation as well as can be expected, but wouldn’t it be nice to really tackle and conquer the problem once and for all?
That’s why I am presenting here a compendium of resources to help you learn about the one big thing standing in the way of your horse dreams, and hopefully get you and your horse on the road to success!
There are too many health issues to list them all here, but we have gathered newsletter articles on the most common health issues that horses have. Hopefully you will find helpful information for your horse in this list.
Different types of ulcers
Spasmodic and gas colic
Laminitis and Metabolic Issues
Joint health for young horses
Burnout in horses
Mental or Emotional Issues
Many horses can suffer from health issues that stem from mental or emotional imbalances. For instance, a horse who dislikes his occupation will likely suffer from emotional problems that can manifest as physical health issues. That’s why it is important to temperament type your horse and ensure that your horse is a good match for you and for his occupation. You can read more about temperament typing here:
We have many more resources for holistic horsekeeping that will help you and your horse achieve your goals and dreams in the coming year. Check out our:
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Happy New Year. ~ Madalyn
2. More Help For Your Horse
Ready to get the new year off to a good start for you and your horse? Consider a nutritional consult with Dr. Ward. Or get help from one of our temperament consultants to discover your horse’s temperament type. You might even consider taking the online course and becoming a temperament consultant yourself.
Then if you are ready to really get serious increasing your knowledge of holistic horse care, the Mentoring Program with one-on-one instruction with Dr. Ward may be just what you are looking for.
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