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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 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 »

January 2021 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse ================ In This Issue: Remi Webinars With Wendy: Kim Bauer, TCM 5 Element Temperment Typing Case Studies ================ 1. Remi I was sad to learn that Remi was put down last fall for age related issues. Remi was an amazing horse. I first met him after he … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter January 2021

January 2021 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 26, Number 1 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Be the Best Version of Yourself 2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Be the Best Version of Yourself Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Do you keep them? Your horse has a suggestion. Forget about the diets … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Wealth: Your Horse Can’t Fix You!

Graduating from Vet School, pioneering holistic horse care and temperament typing are small endeavors to where I am about to go now. Honestly, I am terrified but the horses need me to say this. When I was not able to get horses healthy using conventional medicine I learned about Holistic approaches and lots of horses … Continue Reading »

December 2020 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse ================ In This Issue: Kim Bauer-Handling/Training suggestions for each Temperament Type Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources ================ 1. Kim Bauer-Handling/Training suggestions for each Temperament Type The video below from the You Tube “Webinars With Wendy” series featuring Kim Bauer, is an excellent resource for learning how each temperament … Continue Reading »

November 2020 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse ================ In This Issue: Horse Temperament: What do you want your horse to be? Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources ================ 1. Horse Temperament: What do you want your horse to be? When I first started working with horses I did not know the difference between a loyal soldier … 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 »

October 2020 – Mid-Month

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse ================ In This Issue: Horse Temperament: Why They Balk Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources ================ 1. Horse Temperament: Why They Balk Failure to move forward when asked (balk) is what causes many training challenges. Each horse personality has a different reason for not wanting to move forward when … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter October 2020

October 2020 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 10 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Stress Induced Ulcers in Horses: Is Your Horse Stressing Out?2. Holistic Horsekeeping Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Stress Induced Ulcers in Horses: Is Your Horse Stressing Out? It is easy to recognize stress in the horse that walks his … 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 »

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 »

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 – We are dealing with fly issues here in California with our horses. Wondering if you have come … 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 »

June 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: How to deal with bad horse matches 2. Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: How to deal with bad horse matches Bad horse matches are way too common. A bad horse match can happen when a foal is … 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 »

May 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: How Self Confident is your Horse? 2. Horse Harmony/Horse Temperament Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: How Self Confident is your Horse? Below is a newsletter I wrote when I first got Martini. I have had her 2 years now and … Continue Reading »

April 2020 – Mid Month Update

Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament – Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? 2. Horse Harmony Resources =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament – Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is the part of the nervous system that automatically controls all that happens … 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 »