Tag Archives: probiotics

The Miserable Merry-Go-Round of Horse Ulcers

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter, Sept 2022, Volume 29, Number 9 Dr. Madalyn Ward – How to have a healthy happy horse First you have stress, then you have ulcers, then pain causing more stress. Or you have pain, then ulcers and then more pain and stress or you have ulcers, then stress… See how horse ulcers … Continue Reading »

Leaky Gut Syndrome Part 2

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter, August 2022, Volume 27, Number 8 Dr. Madalyn Ward – How to have a healthy happy horse Pathology Associated with Leaky Gut Syndrome To prevent noxious substances from entering the bloodstream, the healthy gut responds in a complex, highly integrated fashion. Enterocytes, or gut-lining cells, actually bind the noxious substance and release chemicals to destroy it. These cells … Continue Reading »

The Earth Dog

July 2022 – Mid-Month Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse (Or Dog) Dr. Madalyn Ward There are many approaches to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but the Five-Element approach is unique in that it includes the idea that each of us, animal or human, represents a “constitutional type,” exhibiting certain physical and emotional traits … Continue Reading »

Buzz From The Barn

Cushings, Human vs Horse Doses & Arnica – June 2022 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 question about using the powdered algae/probiotic/enzyme blend. The bottle states … Continue Reading »

The Fire Dog

June 2022 – Mid-Month By: Dr. Madalyn Ward – www.HolisticHorsekeeping.com When you think of a Fire dog you can think about a Poodle. The Fire dog loves attention and praise. The balanced Fire dog is full of joy and exuberance. The organs associated with Fire include the Heart and Small Intestine. When the Fire dog is out … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Have You Got the Guts for Good Health?

Horseman’s Health – from Dr. Madalyn Ward, HolisticHorsekeeping.com Leave a comment You may not realize how much your guts actually do for you and how important gut health is for overall good health. According to Len Saputo, M.D., the gut is the largest immune organ you have. In addition, around 80% of our protective immunoglobulins … Continue Reading »

Have You Got the Guts for Good Health?

Horseman’s Health: Dr. Madalyn Ward You may not realize how much your guts actually do for you and how important gut health is for overall good health. According to Len Saputo, M.D., the gut is the largest immune organ you have. In addition, around 80% of our protective immunoglobulins are produced in the gut. Your … Continue Reading »

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 »

Horseman’s Health: Digestive Help for the Holidays

It’s holiday time again and even with the Covid-19 precautions many of us are taking that restrict social engagements and travel, a big part of the holiday fun revolves around food. Maybe even more so this year since we are missing out on those social and family gatherings that define the holidays. But why is … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Remedies vs. Quick-Fixes

By guest contributor Barb Swanson (author of Beyond Foods: The Handbook of Functional Nutrition) / There is no doubt that within the last 120 years, medicine has dramatically changed human health. Some advances have truly enhanced our lives. Antibiotics offer cures unlike anything previous in human history. Surgery has become a micro-art form. Also, however–and … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter July 2020

July 2020 Holistic HorsekeepingHow to have a healthy happy horse.Volume 25, Number 7 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Symptoms: Important Information on Horses with Hives2. Equine Holistic Resources Just a Click Away =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Symptoms: Important Information on Horses with Hives It is so important to always look for the underlying cause of … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Healthy Tips – Children, Probiotics & COVID19

By guest contributor Barbara Swanson Daily Use of Probiotics May Reduce Colds & Flu We are beginning to realize that our children are much more vulnerable to COVID19 that originally estimated. One way to help the children in your life is to get them on a daily probiotic. A recent study in Denmark indicates that … 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 – I’m looking to start mixing my own feed and get away from the store bought feeds. I … 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 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 »

Holistic Horse Health: The Buzz From the Barn

Madalyn Ward, DVM shares her answers to specific holistic horse care questions from clients. Client #1: Q – I bought the Probios for my horse as there was no equine-specific product at the health food store. I found a couple of interesting-sounding products online but couldn’t follow the links to order them. I found information … Continue Reading »

July 2014 – Mid Month Update

July 2014 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Horse Temperament: Dew, the Coughing Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Horse Temperament: Dew, the Coughing Horse Dew is a young, paint mare with a serious cough. I saw her first on June 2. She came to me with a … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter March 2014

March 2014 Holistic Horse Health: Is Your Horse Ready for Spring? Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 19, Number 3 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Holistic Horse Health: Is Your Horse Ready for Spring? =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Holistic Horse Health: Is Your Horse Ready for Spring? Yesterday it was 36 degrees, windy and raining … Continue Reading »