Tag Archives: holistic horse care

Functional, Supportive and Situational Nutrition

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter January 2022Volume 27, Number 1 Are you proactive with your horse’s nutritional needs or do you wait until you have a problem? If you address the functional and supportive nutritional needs for your horse then there is a very good chance you will have much fewer problems in the future. Functional nutrition … Continue Reading »

December 2021 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping – By Madalyn Ward, DVM The TaiYin Schoolmaster Tanq is my TaiYin (Earth/Metal), Morgan gelding. I have been working with him to teach a teenage girl to ride. Tanq has taken his new job very seriously and not only is he teaching his student but he is also teaching me how to teach.  At … Continue Reading »

November 2021 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping – By Madalyn Ward, DVM Balancing your Water horse for Winter Equine Holistic Resources are just a click away Winter is the season that Water horses have the most problems. Cold is the environmental condition that is most difficult for the Water horse. Bone pain and lower back problems common symptoms seen in … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter November 2021

November 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 11 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Fixed Bi 2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= Fixed Bi Ever wonder why the miracle product that works on so many horses does not do a thing for your horse? Or why the wonder cure you found and shared … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter October 2021

Ever wonder why the miracle product that works on so many horses does not do a thing for your horse? Or why the wonder cure you found and shared with all your friends did not help their horses one little bit. The reason is not all pain is the same. Western Medicine tends to lump all pain symptoms together and treat them the same. Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) divides types of pain into 5 types and treats each type quite differently. 

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2021

March 2021 Does Your Horse Know What is Good For Him? Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 3 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Does Your Horse Know What is Good For Him?2. Learn at Home =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Does Your Horse Know What is Good For Him? Horses in the wild will … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter November 2020

November 2020 Holistic horse health is an inside job Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 11 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Holistic horse health is an inside job 2. Learn More About Horse Temperament Typing =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Holistic horse health is an inside job Your horse may not be sick but … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter September 2020

September 2020 Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 9 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Five Amazing Facts About EpigeneticsEpigenetics is the study of how external influences like diet affect the activity and expression of … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter August 2020

August 2020 Holistic Horse Health: 5 Natural Alternatives to GastroGard for Horse Ulcers Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 8 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Holistic Horse Health: 5 Natural Alternatives to GastroGard for Horse Ulcers 2. Equine Holistic Resources Just a Click Away =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Holistic Horse Health: 5 Natural … Continue Reading »

July 2020 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse ================ In This Issue: 3 Reasons Why Fire horses get Leaky Gut Mentoring Opportunity You Don’t Want to Miss ================ 1. 3 Reasons Why Fire horses get Leaky Gut If you have a Fire horse you know these horses have sensitive digestion and can be very picky … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter June 2020

June 2020 Why Metabolic Testing is So Important Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 6 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Why Metabolic Testing is So Important2. Equine Holistic Resources Just a Click Away =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Why Metabolic Testing is So Important Update from the original newsletter. I was able to get … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter April 2020

April 2020 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 25, Number 4 ================ In This Issue: 1. How to help your horse handle vaccinations2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources ================ 1. How to help your horse handle vaccinations Attitudes about vaccination have changed in the last 20 years. Vaccines were once seen as the … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2020

March 2020 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 25, Number 3 ================ In This Issue: 1. On Blue Green Algae and Horses2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources ================ 1. On Blue Green Algae and Horses Blue-green algae plays a very important part in my holistic healing practice for horses. The blue-green algae I … Continue Reading »

February 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. ================ Horse Temperament: Does your Shao Yin lack self confidence? Online Class For Horse Temperament Typing ================ 1. Horse Temperament: Does your Shao Yin lack self confidence? Self-confidence is something every good horseman wants to see and develop in a horse. Horse temperament has a lot … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2020

February 2020 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 25, Number 2 ================ In This Issue: 1. Introduction to Holistic Medicine2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources ================ 1. Introduction to Holistic Medicine Palliation, Suppression, and Cure There is a lot of focus on “alternative,” “natural,” “herbal,” and “holistic” health care these days, for both … 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 had the vet out for my mare because her flanks have been severely drawn up and … 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 »

November 2019 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Pain – How it interferes with accurate typing 2. Holiday Gifts for Horse Lovers =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Pain – How it interferes with accurate typing A horse in pain is harder to type because the pain interferes with accurate typing. A horse in … Continue Reading »