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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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09 August 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Lucy Dewsnap

Lucy Dewsnap got in touch with us through Facebook to tell us all about her lovely horse Amy, and how she’s thriving on Tip Top Supplement Powder.   “Amy, otherwise known as Chasing Amy is a ten year old 15hh Thoroughbred x French Trotter. I have had Amy for three years now and she’s always [...]

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14 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

5 reasons to feed Pro-Bio Supplement

If you’re looking for a general purpose or vitamin and mineral supplement for your horse, you have to read this blog! In this blog, we talk about Pro-Bio Supplement, a broad spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement that also includes high levels of probiotics that support a healthy gut. Wondering why you should buy Pro-Bio? Here [...]

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14 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

How to keep condition in the winter

Keeping condition over the winter months does have something to do with feed, but there are a lot of other factors that influence your horse and how he ‘winters’…   Fibre. Fibre in an essential part of the diet – not just from a nutrition point of view, but fibre also helps to keep the [...]

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11 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to help your horse thrive this winter

Keeping condition on your horse during the colder months can be challenging but, at Equimins, we’re not interested in merely surviving winter, we want your horse to THRIVE! In this blog, we’ve put together some top tips to help your horse this winter…   Forage – forage is an essential part of the horse’s diet. [...]

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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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18 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

SOEquine – Good riddance winter, hello Spring!

Here’s the latest blog from guest blogger Sophie Ostler… It has been a very long winter for us; riding has taken a back seat as usual, but not for want of trying. Our lack of facilities makes it almost impossible but somehow I managed to keep things just ticking over, despite the snow that interrupted [...]

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15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Take the Before and After Advance Challenge!

Advance Concentrate Complete

Are you concerned about your horse’s condition? Are you looking for a new balancer? Have you been using Advance Concentrate Complete and are delighted with the results? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, this competition is for you. We’re asking Equimins customers to send us before and after pictures of their horses [...]

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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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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

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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16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The ‘general purpose’ supplement that’s far from average! Equimins Pro-Bio

If you’re looking for a general purpose or broad spectrum supplement for your horse, you’ve come to the right place. Not only does our Pro-Bio supply the horse with a broad spectrum of high specification vitamins and minerals, but it also contains probiotics, prebiotics and Saccharomyces Cerivisae yeast! Here are five facts about Pro-Bio… It’s [...]

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09 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Read about natural feeding for horses…

We’ve recently produced a four page brochure (available from Equimins retailers) about Advance Concentrate Complete and natural feeding. For those of you who order online, we thought we’d pop the brochure up on our blog, so you can have a read too!  

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17 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

5 reasons to feed Advance Concentrate Complete this winter

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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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16 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Supplementing horses that live out

Does your horse live out during the winter? Does he receive a bucket feed? Some horses live out all year round with additional quality forage in the winter and they do more than just survive…they thrive! There are lots of benefits associated with horses living out, but there are some drawbacks too. One of these [...]

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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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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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