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Archive | First aid & stable

27 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

All about tea tree

Tea Tree Shampoo

A number of our products contain tea tree oil, a fresh and fragrant essential oil that delivers more than just a nice smell! In this blog, we have a closer look at tea tree oil, and also explore which products in our range contain it. What is tea tree oil? Tea tree oil comes from [...]

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23 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use? Fly Repellent Gel 3535

This month’s ‘what do you use?’ comes from Nina Perkins who’s been using Fly Repellent Gel 3535 on her three horses… I have three horses, one of whom is terrified of spray bottles, and one a mini Shetland who has skin conditions and is clipped all year and therefore gets eaten alive without her coat [...]

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25 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Wet weather worries

If you’re worried about your horse’s skin and hooves during this wet weather, this blog is just for you. We know that the winter can be a tough time. If your horse has got mud fever, it can be a tricky condition to treat and, if he hasn’t, you’re constantly checking to make sure that [...]

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25 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

10 top tips for healthy stables…

Stable Fresh

As promised in our latest newsletter, here’s out top 10 tips for healthy stables! Choose your bedding wisely. There are lots of beddings out there, and it might take you a little time to find the best one for your horse. If he has respiratory issues, look at low dust or dust free- if he’s [...]

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27 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Lice, mites and ringworm

Lice & Mite Lotion

Lice, mites, ringworm- all of these strike fear into the heart of any horse owner…and it’s easy to see why. In this blog, we’re exploring what lice, mites and ringworm are and what we can do about them. Let’s start with lice. These little devils might be small (from 2mm), but they can cause itching [...]

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27 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

First for first aid

Getting a good first aid kit assembled can reduce stress levels and save time should your horse injure himself, allowing you to treat the ailment faster and start him on his road to recovery. We all hope we’ll never need to use our first aid kit, but it’s still worth being prepared…think of it as [...]

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25 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Not so glorious mud

Whether you have a horse that’s plagued by mud fever or you just don’t like dealing with wet, muddy horses legs (who does?), the winter can be a really challenging time…but we do have some tips and products that might just help. Let’s start off by looking at exactly what mud fever is. It’s caused [...]

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25 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Preventing winter ailments

We don’t like to be the bringers of bad news, but winter is coming, whatever we try and do to ignore it! The weather is nice at the moment and we should be taking advantage of this as it’s giving us all a great opportunity to get prepared for winter, especially when it comes to [...]

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21 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use?

August can be a tricky time when it comes to feed with the growing grass often leading to reduced hard feed rations or, in some cases, no concentrated feed at all! Even though feed might be abundant thanks to the green stuff, supplements and topical products are still used to help promote health and more. [...]

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20 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Bites banished!

This summer has been great for the sunshine, but if you’re a horse owner, you will have noticed the number of flies…many of whom seem intent on annoying horses! Fly repellents are a great way to keep flies away, but what do you do if your horse gets bitten? Here’s our guide… A fly bite [...]

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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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14 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Super silver!

Our Total Care Wound Gel combines silver ions with six other active ingredients to help accelerate healthy skin rejuvenation and prevent infection in minor injuries…here’s how…   As mentioned above, Total Care Wound Gel contains silver ions. These positively charged particles help to inhibit bacteria, in fact, they are shown to kill 99% of bacteria. [...]

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08 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Equimins Mud Slide Lotion – Mud Slides Clean Off!

Mud Slide Lotion

The mud is here, no doubt about that! With the mud comes the bacteria that sets up infection under the skin causing scabs and greasy heel. Prevention is better than cure, so with this in mind we have produced Equimins Mud Slide Lotion. It is a tried and tested preperation of pig oil saturated with [...]

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25 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

MSM Cream for horses, wonderful for hair regrowth

A soothing anti bacterial cream, combining all the benefits of MSM, Aloe Vera, Zinc, Castor Oil and essential oils of Tea tree, Lavender, Chamomile and Jojoba to help soothe minor skin conditions. A particularly useful barrier in muddy conditions and also to aid the re-growth of hair. Available in 250g, 500g and 1kg tubs.

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