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Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2023

Holistic Horsekeeping, Madalyn Ward, DVMHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 28, Number 2 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Aph. flos-aquae (AFA )Why would you feed AFA algae to your horse? Because many horses never get access to pasture that would supply them with the fresh enzymes and micronutrients they need for optimum health. AFA algae has so much … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Boosting Energy to Get Ready for Summer

Summer will be here before we know it and that means the need for extra energy to deal with kids home for the summer, family vacations, longer daylight hours to be out and about, longer riding time, and all the summertime sports and summer fun. If you are feeling an energy drain, now is the … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Getting Ready for Spring Allergy Season?

I love seeing everything turning green and blooming, but can certainly do without the sneezing, itchy and watering eyes, runny nose and coughing this time of year can bring. I know I’m not alone in this as the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America estimates around 50 million Americans suffer from nasal allergies. And I … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Your Diet Dragging You Down? Natural Solutions to Boost Daily Energy

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 comes with a chronic energy drain. About 10% of the population in the world suffers … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Your Immune System Ready for Winter?

Here we are again with cold and flu season upon us and the need to remember that giving your immune system a boost is the best way to defend yourself against catching colds and flu. A strong immune system means less illness, less time missing out on the winter fun, less time feeling miserable, and … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Quality Sleep to Avoid the Grumps

Not only does getting inadequate amounts of sleep make you a grump, but it also affects many of your cognitive functions such as memory, concentration, attention and ability to problem solve. This makes you less productive as well as just not much fun to be around. Lack of sleep can also be a dangerous thing … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Your Immune System Ready for Fall?

With kids back at school getting more exposure to germs and Fall fast approaching with cold and flu season, is your immune system ready to take it all on? If not, then it’s time to get it in shape and help it out with some natural solutions for immune support. Your Immune System Your immune … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Get Ready for Summer With an Energy Boost

Summer will be here before you know it, is your energy level ready for it? Summertime means extra outdoor activities like camping, swimming, biking as well as kids and grandkids around, events to attend, vacations to take, and all sorts of activities that you’ll need a boost in energy to get it all done. There … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Get Ready for Fall and Winter Allergies

We usually think about allergies in connection with springtime, but Fall and Winter can bring their own allergy symptoms. As colder weather approaches, we spend more time indoors and the holidays can have their own allergy triggers associated with them. No one enjoys sneezing, coughing, and runny nose and eyes so now is the time … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Solutions for a Daily Energy Boost

Daily energy is something we all want, but at one time or another we all have times when we experience the afternoon slump or days we just can’t seem to get moving. Luckily there are natural solutions that can help us stay on top of our game and have the daily energy we need to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Solutions for How to Slim Down – Your Horse Will Thank You

Just kidding, I’m sure your horse loves you just the way you are and doesn’t mind carrying those few extra pounds you’ve been trying to lose. But you know that extra weight puts stress on your heart and other body organs and just isn’t healthy for you in lots of ways. If you’ve been trying … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: What is Inflammation and What to Eat to Avoid It

What is inflammation? It is one of your body’s defense mechanisms, which is a good thing…usually. Sometimes however the body gets confused and becomes inflamed at the wrong times or responds to the wrong stimulus and then inflammation becomes a bad thing. When your body senses an infection or a chronic condition that it considers … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Common Food Allergies and Natural Solutions

Are you one of the many Americans suffering with common food allergies? Do you have to carry an epipen with you wherever you go and scrutinize every food label before eating anything? It is estimated that there are 3 million children in this country with common food allergies and 3,000 emergency room visits a year … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Signs That Your Immune System Needs a Boost

How is your immune system working for you? Do you find yourself catching every “bug” that comes along while others you know seem to rarely get sick? The difference could be how you are treating your immune system. It may be that your immune system needs a boost to function more efficiently. Your Immune System … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: 5 Habits That Are Wrecking Your Immune System

Your immune system is your first line of defense in protecting your body from disease and sickness. Your immune system has a full time job taking care of you, but what have you done for your immune system lately to help keep it healthy and strong? Could be you eat plenty of foods with antioxidants … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Solutions for Better Hair

Having better hair doesn’t have to mean hours at a salon or wrecking your wallet with expensive hair treatments. The fact of the matter is that many salon treatments may help your hair look better temporarily, but many of these treatments actually damage your hair. For instance, excessive coloring, perming, and highlighting actually stresses your … Continue Reading »

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

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 fever.” If you … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Problems Sleeping? Turn Off That Blue Light and 5 Other Natural Solutions

Did you know that more than 60% of Americans report having problems sleeping (according to the Sleep Foundation)? Add to that the fact that at least 25% of people in the US take some form of sleep medication, and most still don’t get enough sleep (6 hours or less). All of these problems sleeping are … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Your Immune System: 5 Natural Solutions to Avoid Catching Every Cold and Flu This Season

If you haven’t thought about your immune system this year, you might want to. Why? Because the U.S. is being hit hard by the flu this year according to the Centers for Disease Control (http://on.webmd.com/WgniPB). As of the first week of January, 47 states reported widespread flu activity, and Northeastern states have seen a flood … Continue Reading »