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Archive | Grooming

16 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Show preparation tips

If you’re looking for ways to make your horse shine in the show ring, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog, we look at different ways to help your horse look his very best in the show ring using tips, tricks and terrific products designed for the job…   Enhance – considering using [...]

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11 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Tips for winter grooming

During the summer months, the lack of mud and shorter summer coats make it easy to keep your horse looking his best…but add in a good dose of sticky mud and longer coats and it’s a completely different ball game. Here, we’ve put together some top tips to help your horse to look gorgeous and [...]

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11 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Top tips for the perfect clip

Clean Coat Bodywash

If your horse has started to get a little wooly or you’ve noticed he’s sweating up more than you’d like when worked, you might have to reach for the clippers and give your horse a new ‘do’ sooner rather than later. Here are our top tips to help you get the perfect clip for your [...]

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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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17 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Pick the right shampoo for your horse

Lavender Shampoo

If you’re keen to give your horse a thorough clean now the weather’s a little warmer, but you’re a bit overwhelmed by the range of shampoos on the market, read on! In this feature we have a look at the shampoos we have available in our range and give you some top tips on how [...]

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15 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Why we love lavender

Lavender Shampoo

We have to admit to being lavender fans at Equimins. Not only does lavender have a lovely smell, but it also has natural antiseptic properties, can help to repel flies and insects and can help to calm and relax! The lavender plant is a common sight in many gardens across the UK. It’s easy to [...]

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18 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Products for shine in the show ring

We know what it’s like, you have an important show fast approaching and instead of being clean and shiny, your horse has decided that getting dirty is the way to go. Don’t panic! We have some great products to help your horse shine in the show ring…despite his best efforts… Giving your horse a good [...]

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18 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Tips for perfect quarter marks

If you’re looking to get perfect quarter marks this season, follow our top tips…   Use Quarter Marker – this liquid has been designed to set and hold quarter marks all day long – just spray onto the area, mark and that’s it! If you’re not using Quarter Marker, you’ll need to wet the area [...]

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15 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…James Mann?

In this month’s ‘What do you use?’ we speak to James Mann about his 17.3hh Irish Draught gelding, Tom. “I’ve owned Tom since October 2012.  My parents bought him for me to help with my studies as I had just enrolled onto an equine course at Salford College.  I am now coming to the end [...]

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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

Keeping stabled horses in high spirits

If your horse has to spend more time in his stable over the winter months, this is the blog for you! Stabled horses need to be kept occupied in their stable, to help prevent them becoming bored and even anxious. The stable environment is not that closely aligned with the horse’s natural environment, but there [...]

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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

Festive treats for those with four feet!

As we approach Christmas, we wanted to highlight some products that we’re sure your horse would like to find in his Christmas stocking! Here are our favourites… All that glitters…our Glitter Gel is the perfect product to add to your horse’s Christmas ensemble! Available in three great colours, Glitter Gel can be used all over [...]

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16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Horse grooming products for winter weather

If you’re dreading the challenge of getting your horse shiny and clean when the weather’s at its worst, don’t panic, we’re here to help. Here are our five top grooming products for the autumn and winter season….   Dry Clean. Giving your horse a full shampoo when it’s throwing it down and blowing a gale [...]

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16 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

How to make clipping easier this winter!

Clean Coat Bodywash

Love it or loathe it, clipping is often necessary in the winter, and transforms hairy horses and ponies to streamlined versions of themselves. Of course, people don’t clip their horses just because it makes them look better. Most people clip for health and hygiene reasons, to help prevent/reduce sweating during hard work and keep the [...]

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29 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Paula Hill?

Paula Hill and her 22 year ‘young’ piebald mare Holly enjoy hacking and schooling together. Paula got in touch and told us what she uses for Holly and why… “Holly loves hacking out and I do some schooling with her, but due to lack of confidence, I don’t do as much as I should! Others [...]

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27 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use?

This month’s ‘what do you use?’ comes from Vanessa Robertson. Vanessa lives in Perthshire and works full time for her local council as an e-Procurement Officer. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her horse, Excellaya (Shabana Excellaya), a horse she bought as a weanling and produced, backed and schooled herself. Excellaya [...]

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26 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Wash ‘em off!

Lavender Fresh Wash

At Equimins, we’re big fans of washes, both Lavender Fresh Wash and Clean Coat Bodywash. Here are five facts about each of our washes that explains why we’re big fans… Lavender Fresh Wash… It’s naturally antibacterial It helps to soothe and relax and can be used for minor cuts and bruising too It contains coconut [...]

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27 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

It’s show time!

Enhancing Gloss

If you show your horse, there’s every chance that you’ll use specialist products to help your horse look his very best in the ring. Whether you use leg whitener to help his socks really shine, or a spray on coat sheen to add lustre, we know how important these products can be. We make a [...]

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27 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

How-to to help!

Have you seen our Youtube channel? It’s definitely worth a visit. We’ve put together a series of how-to videos to help you use and get maximum benefit from our products. The current videos (and their links) are listed below… How to use Equimins’ Stain Remover How to use Equimins’ Stable Fresh and Microlat Stable Disinfectant [...]

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