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HAY BELLY IN HORSES

Hay Belly - what it looks like and how to treat it. Many people believe that hay belly means that the horse is eating too much hay, but this is not the case. Symptoms of Ha...

 

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COMMON NEW ZEALAND GRASSES AND BROADLEAF PLANTS

DUWELL is passionate about bringing you the information that will make a profound difference to your horse's health and behaviour.  ...

 

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10 TOP TIPS FOR A HEALTHY HORSE

Providing great practical information for caring owners like you is our greatest passion. Here are 10 of our Top Tips to help you keep your horse healthy and performing at his or her best th...

 

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SALT - A GAME CHANGER FOR YOUR HORSE

Salt is a very important when it comes to keeping horses happy, healthy and calm.  With summer on its way it is a good idea to educate yourself about the salt re...

 

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DUWELL FEEDING PLAN

Simple, economical and effective to ensure excellent health and behaviour Duwell is passionate about simplifying equine nutrition through the use of plain feeds and the targeted u...

 

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TIPS AND HINTS

Ideas for Keeping Your Horse Health and Happy

Tips & Hints Ensure Excellent Health We have proven that the right mineral balance and diet can correct major health and behavioural issues in horses. ...

 

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WHY ARE HORSES NOT NAUGHTY?

There are quite a few myths out there in regard to horses being "Naughty”.    ...

 

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IS MY HORSE AFFECTED BY MY GRASS?

Symptoms and things that can go wrong

Symptoms of pasture or feed related mineral imbalances. Mycotoxins problems can have the same symptoms. Adding a toxin binder is great way to make sure you horse is covered for every eventuality. chec...

 

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DUWELL WINTER HEALTH CHECKLIST

Part 1 - Hooves

Winter time can be very challenging with damp and cold conditions putting added stress on our horses and us too!  ...

 

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PASPALUM - A POTENTIAL HEALTH RISK FOR YOUR HORSE?

What you need to know -

Paspalum has had a bumper year this year. Previously there has been little issue with Paspalum in the area where I live. Most people have a small amount in their pasture but as it is rather unpalatabl...

 

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EXCESSIVE PROTEIN IN THE EQUINE DIET CAN CAUSE SIGNIFICANT PROBLEMS

Protein is absolutely necessary for the body to exist and survive. Without proteins, DNA, enzymes, and hormones would not exist as these substances are primarily composed of proteins. Life cannot be...

 

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CHELATED MINERALS AND WHY DUWELL USES THEM

Are they really more absorbable than inorganic minerals?

Minerals are essential to life, but cannot be manufactured by life. All minerals must be absorbed into the body from the outside. ...

 

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SPRING GRASS

Disaster Pasture or What!?

It is well known that spring grass can have a dramatic effect on your horse’s health and behaviour. Understanding the reasons why this happens will help you avoid likely problems. ...

 

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PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES

March 2017

PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES - Courtesy and with permission - Hira Labs   Banned Substances and Stand down Periods  Our comments o...

 

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SHORTCOMINGS OF PREMIXED FEEDS

Premixed feeds are sold to us as being convenient and contain everything our horses need. They can be far from that in reality. Here at Duwell when it comes to equine n...

 

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HEAD FLICKING

DUWELL Protocol

DUWELL has successfully rehabbed 6 horses severely affected by head flicking. The most recent is a stunning eventing warmblood cross gelding. He had been flicking for 2 years and his owners were at a ...

 

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WHAT IS IN MY HAY?

Being proactive and learning about the types of grasses that are suitable for horses, the issues related to the various grasses, signs of mineral deficiencies and imbalances is essential for all horse owners.

Knowledge of the types of grasses that are in your pasture and hay is very valuable. These different grasses have a significant impact on your horse’s health and behaviour. Being able to identify ...

 

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LAMINITIS - AVOID THE PITFALLS

       1.    Happy, Healthy, Good To Go Action to take :– continue to feed plenty of fibre, quality magnesium, salt, bio-available minerals an...

 

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BLOOD TESTING - WHY - WHAT - HOW

Blood testing can be useful when the right testing is carried out. Here we are going to discuss electrolyte levels in your horses blood. Why Testing can give you a base point fr...

 

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PLAIN FEEDS - THE BEST WAY TO GO

Premixed feeds – convenient and balanced – really?

Feeding horses and caring for horses in New Zealand conditions can be very challenging. Horse owners want to do the right thing nutritionally for their horses but it is a sea of information out there ...

 

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NEW PRODUCT - HAPPY TUMM

The new revolution in gut health for your horse! Check out the photos below transformations sent in by customers. Customers have reported these fantastic changes in their horses: ...

 

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NEW PRODUCT - COMPETE N GROW

A high quality balanced blend of organic/inorganic calcium, organic/inorganic magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin D and boron. A fantastic product for competition horses, growing horses, lactating m...

 

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HOW TO IMPROVE HOOF QUALITY AND EVEN BETTER PREVENT HOOF ISSUES

Magnesium and chloride play an important role in hoof wall integrity. Anecdotal evidence and extensive DUWELL case studies show how effective feeding plenty of these 2 minerals is when it comes to hoo...

 

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WHEN SHOULD I TEST MY HORSES SELENIUM LEVELS?

 

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WINTER FEEDING (OR NOT) - MYTHS BUSTED

Winter Feeding (or not)   - Myths Busted I have had some interesting discussions in the last couple of days with horse-trainer friends that are h...

 

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