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Archive | Digestion

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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11 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to help your horse thrive this winter

Keeping condition on your horse during the colder months can be challenging but, at Equimins, we’re not interested in merely surviving winter, we want your horse to THRIVE! In this blog, we’ve put together some top tips to help your horse this winter…   Forage – forage is an essential part of the horse’s diet. [...]

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11 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Do you feed probiotics?

A number of our products contain probiotics, and it’s easy to see why. These friendly bacteria help to support gut health, which not only helps to maintain digestive health, but can also support the immune system, general health and well being. The good news is that you can integrate probiotics into your horse’s diet each [...]

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11 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Melissa Palfreyman?

For this month’s ‘what do you use?’ blog, we speak to Melissa Palfreyman… “My name is Melissa Palfreyman, I’m from Warrington and have two horses – a 15.2hh Connemara cross, 20 year old mare, called Marble and a two year old thoroughbred cross called Spyro. I went from having one horse on part loan to [...]

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18 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to feed garlic

Garlic is a very popular equine feed supplement, whether it’s added to the diet to help support respiratory health, for general health or even to help repel flies and biting insects in the warmer months. At Equimins, we have a variety of garlic supplements, to suit your feeding style and the kind of product you [...]

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18 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

It’s all about liquorice  

Liquorice Root

Have you ever fed your horse liquorice root? The word liquorice might be associated with the black sweet treat, but in its herb form, liquorice can be fed to horses for a number of reasons, including supporting the respiratory tract, liver and body systems. If you’re looking at liquorice, then why not consider the products [...]

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15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Five facts about the horse’s gut (and how we can use this information to help keep our horses healthy)

We all want our horses to be fit, healthy and happy, and although there are many factors that influence this, what we feed (and how we feed it) can really contribute towards it. In this blog, we take five facts about the horse’s digestive system and explain how this information can help us to feed [...]

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15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Take the Before and After Advance Challenge!

Advance Concentrate Complete

Are you concerned about your horse’s condition? Are you looking for a new balancer? Have you been using Advance Concentrate Complete and are delighted with the results? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, this competition is for you. We’re asking Equimins customers to send us before and after pictures of their horses [...]

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15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Black and White Eventing prepares for the new Event Season with Equimins

Over the winter period I have been letting my horses have a slightly laid back time, making sure their health and wellbeing is all in check. I keep my horses at home on the family farm and as well as caring for my yearling and children’s four ponies I compete on Wanda, a 10 year [...]

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17 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Feeding fibre this festive season

Advance Concentrate Complete

Feeding fibre isn’t just for Christmas, it’s something that should be done all year round – in fact – it’s one of the 10 rules of feeding that every horse owner should abide by! The rules of feeding are there to help us keep our horses as happy and healthy as we can when it [...]

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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

The ‘general purpose’ supplement that’s far from average! Equimins Pro-Bio

If you’re looking for a general purpose or broad spectrum supplement for your horse, you’ve come to the right place. Not only does our Pro-Bio supply the horse with a broad spectrum of high specification vitamins and minerals, but it also contains probiotics, prebiotics and Saccharomyces Cerivisae yeast! Here are five facts about Pro-Bio… It’s [...]

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09 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Read about natural feeding for horses…

We’ve recently produced a four page brochure (available from Equimins retailers) about Advance Concentrate Complete and natural feeding. For those of you who order online, we thought we’d pop the brochure up on our blog, so you can have a read too!  

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16 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

All about probiotics

Probiotics are everywhere at the moment, in human nutrition as well as equine. Often referred to as friendly bacteria, probiotics are live bacteria or yeast that can be used to help rebalance the bacteria in the gut, if it becomes unbalanced for any reason. Sometimes, there’s an obvious reason for an imbalance, such as a [...]

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28 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Oil ‘em up!

Linseed Oil

Do you add oil to your horse’s feed? Or do you wonder why people do? There are many reasons why people add oil to their horse’s diet – it could be to help support their horse’s joints, to improve coat shine and condition, or to increase the calorie content of the horse’s bucket feed using [...]

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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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27 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Good for guts! Equimins launch new Gut Health

Gut Health

Equimins’ new Gut Health is a concentrated herbal extract containing 14 different herbs to help support gut health in a natural way. The liquid contains quassia, cinnamon, peppermint, cayenne, garlic, chamomile, fenugreek, ginger, mint, fennel, thyme, liquorice, wormwood and clivers. For best results, the company suggest that Gut Health is added to the horse’s feed [...]

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27 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What are probiotics?

Inner Balance probiotics

We hear about them on the television, we include them in our supplements…but what are probiotics and what do they do? Probiotics is a general term for ‘friendly’ bacteria. These bacteria can help to support healthy digestion through balancing the microflora, promote immunity, aid the absorption of nutrients and support general health. The body comes [...]

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27 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Broad spectrum that supports digestion!

Veteran Vits & Mins

Selecting the right supplement for your horse can be a bit of a nightmare, especially if you’re hoping to support general health and well being. We’ve made it easier to select the right supplements and have an impressive range of broad spectrum supplements to suit all budgets and circumstances. A number of our ‘general purpose’ [...]

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