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Archive | Joint

20 March 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Flexijoint T&T review – Julie & Caesar

Flexijoint joint supplement

We had a lovely T&T report in from Julie, who’s been testing our Flexijoint supplement. Here’s what she had to say about the supplement – and she sent us a pic of the gorgeous Caesar too! Name of Horse: CaesarAge: 24 Years OldBreed Type: Clydesdale  Workload/Activity: light work/happy hacker Issues/Existing Conditions: Stiff Joints/especially in his front [...]

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13 November 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What’s green lipped mussel – and why do you find it in joint supplements?

Flexijoint joint supplement

Green lipped mussel is, as the name suggests, a mussel with green lips! It’s native to New Zealand and its ‘proper’ name is perna canaliculus. But that’s not what is particularly interesting in this context; the interesting ‘bit’ is what it adds to joint supplements. Green lipped mussel is being integrated into animal and equine [...]

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26 October 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What’s in a joint?

We talk a lot about joints and joint health at Equimins – in fact, we have a large range of joint products that help to support and maintain joint health and condition. But what’s in a joint and what areas inside the joint do we need to help support to maintain soundness and health? A [...]

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15 September 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Rosie Scott?

Rose's Foxy Dancer

Rosie got in touch with us through Facebook and told us all about Foxy Dancer, an ex-racehorse in need of a joint supplement. Here’s Rosie’s story and her experience with our Glucosaflex 12000. I have been using Equimins Glucosaflex 12000 on Foxy for just under a month and I am really impressed with the results! [...]

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08 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

The joint supplement with the money back guarantee!

Our Flexijoint range of joint supplements for horses has lots of benefits. Not only do all three products come with a full money back warranty if you don’t notice a difference in your horse after feeding it (yes, we’re that confident), but they’re also very well priced. The range is made up of three products: [...]

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09 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Dawn Cox

This month’s what do you use comes from Dawn Cox from Angel Horse who has been feeding Bonnie, a rescue case, Advance Concentrate Complete since she came into Dawn’s care. Here, Dawn tells us about Bonnie, her hopes for the future and her progress…please note that some of these pictures do show malnourished horses (but [...]

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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 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

A quick guide to our Flexijoint joint supplements

Want to feed your horse Flexijoint but not sure which one to pick? Here’s our quick guide to Flexijoint joint supplements! Don’t forget that we’re at the end of the phone or can be contacted by email if you need help – don’t hesitate to get in touch! Flexijoint Supplement  High specification joint supplement that [...]

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15 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Jessica Hatcher?

This month’s ‘what do you use?’ comes from Jessica Hatcher, who tells us when she feeds her 23 year old gelding, Woody, Flexijoint… “I’ve had Woody for five years and he’s recently turned 23 years old. We spend a lot of time hacking but also do a little bit of everything including local dressage, showing [...]

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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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18 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Do the maths!

If you’re looking at winter supplements to help support your horse this year, then the chances are you’ll be pricing up the options to find out which is the better value…and we’re here to help! There are a few things to look out for… How much do you need to feed each day? What are [...]

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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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28 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use? Kate Davey tells us what she uses for her horses…

Equimins customer, Kate Davey, has two horses who use our products. In this blog, she tells us what Jiosco and Geo use… For Jiosco (16hh selle francais, 17yo) I use: Flexijoint – he has navicular and since his diagnosis which was about 2 year ago he has been on this. I also use it to [...]

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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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28 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Get to know your joint supplements!

Flexijoint

Joint supplements are popular with owners of different types of horses and can be fed for a variety of different reasons. To cater for everyone, we have an impressive range of joint supplements and, to help you find the best one for your horse, we’ve put together a quick ‘cheat’s guide’ to help you navigate [...]

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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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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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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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20 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Powders, pellets or liquids? How do you choose?

Have you ever wondered why some supplements are available as a powder or a liquid and others as pellets? On the whole, this caters for the preferences of the horse and/or his owner, but there are some supplements that are available in different presentations for other reasons. Here’s a few examples from our range… Advance [...]

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27 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Herbal help for joints

At Equimins, we’re herb fans. We use them in our herbal tinctures, in our herbal blends, and in a number of other products too as we feel that they can help to support health. In this feature, we’re looking at our joint supplements…and the herbs that they contain. Flexijoint, our popular joint supplement, is available [...]

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