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Equimins Ltd Blog | Natural Horse Supplements, Supplies & Products Equimins specialises in producing natural horse supplies, products and supplements for the major areas associated with caring for a horse. All products are proudly made in the UK and excellent specification quality products are of paramount importance. Using this blog we want to share some of the knowledge we have gained through nearly 30 years of experience.

Archive | July, 2013

22 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Lovely legs- how to look after legs post strenuous exercise

After the horse has taken part in strenuous exercise, for example, after completing a cross country course, you’ll see many management techniques- but the theme that unites them is the desire to cool the tendons after exercise. Cooling the legs has two benefits. Firstly, it can help to reduce inflammation caused by any knocks. Secondly, [...]

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22 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Muscles managed- supplements to help the horse’s muscles.

Keeping muscles healthy and working correctly is very important to horse health, particularly the health and well being of the performance horse. People feed muscle supplements for a number of reasons- to help promote performance and good health, to help existing issues, for stamina and for lots of other reasons too. We sell a number [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use? Clean Coat

We received a lovely email from Ann Williams about Clean Coat- accompanied by a great picture of Missie- here’s what she had to say: I have been buying your products for a while now and have to say how pleased I am with the products I have. I’ve just posted on your Facebook page about [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Give ‘em a boost- all about Per4mance Booster

A horse’s feed is his fuel…the more work he does, the more fuel you need to put in the ‘tank’ to help him perform. This doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in volume, but if he’s using more energy that you’re putting in, you might need to adjust the levels to ensure he performs as well [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to clean tack

We know that it’s not your favourite job, but tack cleaning is necessary to help keep your bridles, saddles and other leatherwork in top condition and lasting for years to come. We have a great range of well priced products to help you whatever your tack cleaning dilemma…   Tight on time or at a [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What are electrolytes and why do horses need them?

Electrolytes are minerals that form salts in the horse’s body, salts that help with a number of body processes, from fluid regulation to muscle function and a lot in between. Many people associate the feeding of electrolytes with competition horses and, as electrolytes are lost through sweat (as well as urine and faeces), it seems [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Top tips for great turnout

It’s that time of year again with shows, events, camps and gymkhanas all over the country, but how can you get your horse to look his best? Here are our tips for great turnout… If you want to get the best from your horse’s coat, consider a shampoo made for his colour, like our Red, [...]

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15 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Keep your horse cool!

We love the sunshine and most of what comes with it (barbeques, ice creams, beaches…the list goes on!) but we know that it’s not ideal for horses. With the flies and heat, horses can find summer pretty hard going…and that’s why we asked our lovely Facebook fans for their tips when it comes to keeping [...]

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