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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 looking to start mixing my own feed and get away from the store bought feeds. I … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter May 2019

May 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 5 ================ In This Issue: Spring Feeding More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Spring Feeding Spring is here and for those lucky horses who live in native grass pastures this means a wide selection of herbs and nutritious weeds, plus … 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 am trying to find the product “Stomach Soother” on your website and can’t find it. I … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter April 2019

April 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 4 ================ In This Issue: Why Adaptogens are so Important More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Why Adaptogens are so Important What is an adaptogen? The Manual Equine Herbal and Energetics describes adaptogens as any substance that increases the body’s … 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 – If my horse is only earth are they still TaiYin? (in response to newsletter on 3/15/19) A … Continue Reading »

March 2019 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. ================ Horse Temperament: Special Needs for your TaiYin Horse Short Term Boarding in Pagosa Springs ================ 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 a … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2019

March 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 3 ================ In This Issue: Do You Know Your Hay? More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. Do You Know Your Hay? Hay makes up the largest percentage of the diet for most horses. Bagged feeds should be a small part … 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 had my water tested (Well) and it’s VERY high in Ca/Mg. I was “sold” on a … Continue Reading »

February 2019 – Mid Month Update

Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. ================ Horse Temperament: 11 Quirks for 11 Types Share the Knowledge ================ 1. Horse Temperament: 11 Quirks for 11 Types Some horses are so easy to type. Others, not so much. If you are having a challenge with figuring out who your horse is then you … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2019

February 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 24, Number 2 ================ In This Issue: CBD Oil – A New Frontier in Medicine More Help For Your Horse ================ 1. CBD Oil – A New Frontier in Medicine Hemp based CBD oil has the potential to change the way we look … 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 quick question for you. I am giving all my horses the Essentials Blend you … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter January 2019

January 2019 Holistic Horsekeeping 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 … 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 – What do you recommend for a feed for horses? Have you heard of crypto aero? I am … Continue Reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »