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Archive | Calming

07 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Equimins – Serenity Ultra Calm + Review – Kate Bullen

Serenity Ultra Calm +

In our April newsletter, we offered a number of tubs of Serenity Ultra Calm + for T&T. One tester was Kate Bullen. Here, she tells us how she got on with the product and how she felt it helped her horse…   Before I begin my review let me tell you a little about Kali; [...]

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28 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

How to buy a calming supplement

Serenity Ultra Calm +

If you’re looking to buy a calming supplement, this is the blog for you. We know how overwhelming the choice available can be, and that’s why we’ve put together some tips to help you buy the right supplement for your needs. Do you really need one? Yes – you read that correctly! If you horse [...]

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28 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

How to deal with competition nerves

Many of us deal with competition nerves and, although a little bit of this kind of energy can actually be positive, too much can be very negative. Depending on the extent of your issue, you might have butterflies before you compete, or your might be nauseous, panicky and a ball of stress. In some cases, [...]

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14 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Liz Smith

Liz emailed us about her lovely horse Matrix, what he eats and why he’s definitely an Equimins fan! Meet Matrix, he’s a Pure Bred Spanish (PRE) Gelding who came over to the UK as a 5 year old and who I’ve owned for the last 8 years. He’s truly my horse of a lifetime; very [...]

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16 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use Maria Rochfort-Hyde?

Maria got it touch with us to tell us all about her lovely horse TB… “I use your Hoof Mender 75 pellets and Serenity Liquid calmer on my TB. The farrier said, when I took his shoes off, he would never go barefoot and he is a rock cruncher now! I put this down to [...]

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09 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to make bonfire night better for your horse

Serenity Pre Event Paste

The loud bangs and cracks of bonfire night are hardly relaxing…especially for horses! Here, we’ve put together a few tips to help you and your horse cope this season…   Safety first – scared horses and safety don’t tend to go hand in hand, so be very aware of this when handling your horse on [...]

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15 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What is chaste tree berry?

Chaste Tree Berry

Chaste tree berry, also known as vitex agnus castus, is a herb that’s commonly associated with horses in need of hormonal support. For this reason, you’ll see it on the ingredients list of many hormonal or moody mare supplements, as well as supplements that support stallions and rigs with hormonal imbalance. That said, chaste tree [...]

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17 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Products to make competing a little easier

With competition season here, we thought we’d put together a little blog to highlight some of our time saving and can’t-live-without products that have been created to make your life a little bit easier…   Serenity Calm Down Paste – if you horse finds competitions a bit too exciting, our Serenity Calm Down Paste could [...]

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16 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Jay Ward?

This month’s ‘what do you use?’ comes from Equimins customer Jay Ward. Jay’s based in Devon and regularly posts great pictures and tips on our Facebook page…here’s a bit more about her… “I run a small yard offering show production and schooling near Kingsbridge in South Devon. My association with Equimins started in the early [...]

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18 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Herbal help

Ever wondered which herbs help to support specific areas of the body? Here’s our quick guide to herbal help for horses. If you’re interested in feeding herbs and you’re not sure which to choose, you can always call or email us and we’ll do our best to help you. Don’t forget that all the herbs [...]

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16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Hollie Jones?

Hollie Jones emailed us about her horses Skyllar and Rooney, and told us a bit about them…and what she uses from our range and why… The horses… I have Skylla – he is an Irish sports horse around 7ish. Unfortunately he is just a very expensive field ornament as he can’t be ridden due to osteoarthritis [...]

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16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Remember, remember…tips to keep horses happy this bonfire night

Serenity Pre Event Paste

Bonfire night and the evenings around 5th November aren’t usually greeted with joy for anyone who owns a horse. The loud crashes and bangs can spook even the calmest of horses, but there are things that you can do to help ease your horse’s anxiety. Here are our top tips. Find out when the displays [...]

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17 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Michelle Ridgwell?

This month’s ‘What do you use?’ comes from Facebook, from Michelle Ridgwell. Michelle sent us a lovely picture (below) of her pony, Chicco, and told us a little but more about him and the supplement she uses…   I’d like to share a picture of my little boy and his pony at a show this [...]

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28 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Money, money, money! Which products carry our money back guarantee?

We know it can be really hard to pick the right supplement for your horse- you want a calmer…but how do you know it’ll help support your horse? You want a balancer to support great condition…but how do you know it’ll do what it says? You want a hoof supplement that supports quality hoof growth…but [...]

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26 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Keep calm and use Serenity!

Serenity Ultra Calm +

Our Serenity calming range contains five products: three for horses and two for their riders…here’s a quick guide to our Serenity range… 1. Serenity Ultra Calm + This great calming supplement has a money back guarantee and has been created to help induce calmness and tranquility. It combines magnesium from six different sources for a [...]

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26 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Eco and easy!

Veteran Vits and Mins

We use ecopack packaging on a number of our lines- some completely and some as refills- because they have 95% less packaging than standard supplements tubs, can be resealed to maintain freshness and they’ll save you a few pounds too as we pass the packaging saving costs onto you! Here’s a list of our ecopack [...]

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26 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Why use Serenity Calm Down?

Serenity Pre Event Paste

If you have a horse that gets a little bit over excited at competitions or doesn’t cope too well with stressful situations, Serenity Calm Down Paste could be the product for you. The oral paste is fast acting and should be dispensed into the mouth two hours before competition or stressful event. It’s easy to [...]

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27 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Moody mares

Nightmare Hormonal Mare Supplement

Do you have a moody mare? Some mares do suffer from mood swings and temperament changes in line with their cycles and, for these mares, we have a couple of products to help support them. Both products share the ‘Nightmare’ name… Our Nightmare Hormonal Mare Supplement is provided in a tub and can be fed [...]

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26 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Calming support for riders

If you get a little anxious when you’re about to climb aboard, whether at a show or at home, we have a couple of products that might help. Serenity Riders Chill Out Calmer Capsules can be taken a couple of hours before you ride, to help induce calm without lethargy. They contain very digestible sources [...]

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25 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Cost per day vs. cost per pack

If you’re looking for a way to keep your supplement costs down, then we have the solution…so get your calculators out and we’ll talk you through it! We know what it’s like. You go into a tack shop and there’s a lot of supplements on offer. Say you want a joint supplement. There’s a tiny [...]

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