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Equimins Ltd Blog | Natural Horse Supplements, Supplies & Products Equimins specialises in producing natural horse supplies, products and supplements for the major areas associated with caring for a horse. All products are proudly made in the UK and excellent specification quality products are of paramount importance. Using this blog we want to share some of the knowledge we have gained through nearly 30 years of experience.

Archive | Mare, Foal & Old

20 August 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Lucy Dewsnap – take two!

Lucy Dewsnap has been in touch with an update – not about the lovely Amy (see Lucy and Amy’s What Do You Use blog here), but about the super cute Jess, who’s also been enjoying Tip Top Supplement Powder! “Lady Jessica, (Jess) is an Exmoor x Dartmoor pony at around 12.1hh. She’s 4 years old [...]

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08 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

How to care for your veteran horse this winter

The winter can be challenging for all equines, but veteran horses seem to have the most to overcome. If they’re struggling to maintain condition, the colder weather makes them use their fat deposits to keep warm; if they struggle to chew due to lack of teeth, hay can be difficult to eat; if they suffer [...]

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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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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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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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24 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use? Amelia tells us about Honey…

We love hearing from our customers and we really like it when we find out a bit more about the horse that’s using the product and how the supplement/lotion/gel/cream has helped him or her. So, with this in mind, we’ve decided to bring back our ‘What do you use?’ blog feature, to give you all [...]

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25 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Feeding veteran horses

Older horses can struggle at this time of year and during the winter, but there are ways to help make winter much more pleasant for an aging horse. We manufacture a number of products to help veteran horses…here’s a very quick overview… Joint issues? From our Flexijoint through to herbal products like Devils Claw and [...]

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18 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What are Probiotics?

This question often comes up in the course of discussions with customers when talking about overall nutrition. There is sometimes confusion about exactly what Probiotics are. Question Are probiotics and prebiotics important for health? Is it important to include probiotics and prebiotics in a healthy diet? Answer Horses don’t necessarily need probiotics — a type [...]

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25 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Old Horse Liquid Herbal Tincture – a wonderful tonic for older horses

Old Horse Liquid Herbal Tincture, a wonderful tonic for older horses is a liquid herbal extract for the healthy maintenance of the older horse. We have developed this product to help your horses during their advancing years and is a truly superb tonic as it contains extracts of herbs such as Echinacea, Milk Thistle, Ginkgo, [...]

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25 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Young Stock Formula Supplement – outstanding nutrition for the young horse

At Equimins Ltd not only do we cater for the healthy upbringing of your horses in adulthood but we also produce products designed for the younger horse and ponies such as our Young Stock Formula Supplement, which provides outstanding nutrition for the young horse. Young Stock Formula Supplement has been thoroughly researched and developed to [...]

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