Case Studies


BREED BEAUTIFUL HORSES WITH CORRECT NUTRITION

Over the years we have bred some very beautiful babies.  We have focused heavily on nutrition and the results have been outsta...

 

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TWO WEEKS AWAY FROM HEAVEN

Tigger - rescued just in time

Taking on rescue horses can be very costly and our scant budget does not allow us to take on as many as we would like…..but sometimes a horse reaches out to us for help and we just have to rea...

 

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CASE STUDY - TRAINING A RACEHORSE

DUWELL Feeding Program Performs at the Highest Level

21st August 2017

Quite a few years ago now, we had the opportunity to lease a thoroughbred filly "Abby”.  Abby’s dam, "Rosey”, had come to be ajisted...

 

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LEADING PHOENIX BACK TO GREAT HEALTH

Ongoing from July 2015

DUWELL customer, Michelle Brown, purchased an old Tb horse, Phoenix, after seeing him advertised on Trade Me for over 12 months. After speaking with his owne...

 

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FLAT FEET - GREEN GRASS AND NO SUPPLEMENTS

This horse went off to a trainer to be started or broken in as some people refer to it as.  He was sent with all his feed and supplements packaged into an easy ...

 

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ON THE WAY TO LAMINITIS

A lack of correct mineral and vital roughage provision in your horse’s diet can set them on a path to laminitis.

The hooves in this photo belong to a 3 year old mare that was sent away for training. She was receiving good levels of salt, magnesium, minerals and hay prior to leaving but ...

 

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SORE FEET - BROODMARE

This photo is of a brood mare that was fed a popular premix mare nut and was on general pasture. She had been trimmed once already before this photo. She arrived 6 weeks prior to foaling. Although i...

 

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STERLING

A beautiful arab/warmblood cross gelding who was formerly a Novice Eventer and dressage horse. He developed head-flicking two years ago and when I met him he was facing a very uncert...

 

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CAROL & DREAM

Carol was looking to buy a new horse and Dream ticked many boxes. Very good natured and sound. She had a few problems though but after viewing Dream with Carol I was sure we coul...

 

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CASE STUDY - THE EFFECTS OF GRASS STAGGERS, GRASS TETANY ON MOVEMENT AND HEALTH

Soonie 19yr old Morgan Arab cross. Moved from grazing kikuyu to more lush pasture. Symptoms on arrival ...

 

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CASE STUDY - AGGRESSIVE AND HERDBOUND BEHAVIOUR

Brownie 7yr TB gelding. Off track for approx. 2yrs prior. Symptoms on arrival Kicking in float. Tense and uptight....

 

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CASE STUDY - PINTO BOY

Head Flicking and Laminitis

2008

"Pinto Boy" 14yr 16.2hh 1/2 TB Gelding. Arrived October.This horse would be the fattest horse I have ever seen! Symptoms before treatment Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) Extremely overw...

 

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