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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 | Performance

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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28 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Hydration station

If you’re looking for electrolytes for your horse, you’ve come to the right place! It can be difficult to choose which electrolyte will best suit your needs and your horse’s needs…but at Equimins, we have two great options: Revitalyte Electro Salts and Electrolyte Paste…so you’re covered! Not sure which one to choose? Here are three [...]

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28 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Five reasons to feed Advance Concentrate Complete this summer

Our high specification forage balancer, Advance Concentrate Complete, is a great product to feed all year round, including in the summer months when your horse needs his vitamins and minerals…but you don’t want to add it to a feed as he’s getting enough from the grass. Advance Concentrate Complete is the perfect product for this…here [...]

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26 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Performance supplements for horses

Our Performance range is jam-packed full of great products to help your horse perform to the best of his ability. They’re designed for the job and complement correct management, training and fitness work…consider performance supplements as a member of your ‘team’. Here’s a whistle-stop tour of a few of our super supplements…see the full range [...]

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26 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Post competition must haves!

Lavender Fresh Wash

At Equimins, we’re dedicated to the care of your equine friend, whether he’s old or young, competes or spends his time ‘mowing’ the field. Lots of people focus on what they need before a competition- and preparation is really, really important…but so is the horse’s post competition care. That’s the reason we have an exceptional [...]

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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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22 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Muscles managed- supplements to help the horse’s muscles.

Keeping muscles healthy and working correctly is very important to horse health, particularly the health and well being of the performance horse. People feed muscle supplements for a number of reasons- to help promote performance and good health, to help existing issues, for stamina and for lots of other reasons too. We sell a number [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Give ‘em a boost- all about Per4mance Booster

A horse’s feed is his fuel…the more work he does, the more fuel you need to put in the ‘tank’ to help him perform. This doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in volume, but if he’s using more energy that you’re putting in, you might need to adjust the levels to ensure he performs as well [...]

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19 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What are electrolytes and why do horses need them?

Electrolytes are minerals that form salts in the horse’s body, salts that help with a number of body processes, from fluid regulation to muscle function and a lot in between. Many people associate the feeding of electrolytes with competition horses and, as electrolytes are lost through sweat (as well as urine and faeces), it seems [...]

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16 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What a performance! Top tips for performance horses

Serenity Pre Event Paste

As spring marches on, events become more frequent, whatever kind of sport you participate in. With this in mind, we thought we’d do a blog about performance horses, including a few of our top tips. As you’d expect, we have some great products designed for hardworking horses… Be prepared- yes, make sure you put in [...]

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19 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use? Vanessa tells us about Amy and Advance Concentrate Complete

Equimins customer Vanessa Wotton sent us an email about her horse Amy, who was losing condition during the winter, and how adding Advance Concentrate Complete into her horse’s diet changed things. Vanessa lives in Devon and owns Amy, a 16hh Irish Sports Horse. Vanessa has owned Amy for 15 months. “I bought Amy in October 2011 [...]

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19 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

The bioavailability of minerals…and why it matters

You’ll see, in our literature, that we regularly refer to ‘bioavailable minerals’ in the ingredient list- not just minerals, but bioavailable ones. We believe this is a really important property and one that we’d like to explain in a bit more detail. We’re going to focus on one product, Advance Concentrate Complete. This product contains [...]

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04 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use? Lucy tells us about Arthur and Super Plus Competition Supplement

    Equimins customer Lucy Counsell sent us an email about our Super Plus Competition Supplement, and we wanted to share what she had to say: “I currently have one horse called Bakkelys Tornado (Arthur) who is a chestnut gelding and 17hh. He is owned by Lizzie Milton who rescued him as a 7yo. He [...]

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05 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

New Product – Per4mance Booster

Equimins Per4mance Booster is a great new way of getting some concentrated energy into your horse if you are competing, to help give it that extra bit of “umph” when required. It comes with a handy measure and may be used 3 – 4 times through the day to provide extra energy when required, if competing [...]

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29 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Equimins Advance Concentrate Pellets

Equimins Advance Concentrate represents a huge breakthrough in modern nutrition for the equine world. For the first time, an important new source of bio available minerals have been used in an equine diet previously only available in human nutrition. Advance Concentrate contains what can only be described as a truly superb combination of ingredients. The pellets are [...]

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