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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.

23 September 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What is ammonia, and why is it bad for you and your horse?

The eye-watering aroma that greets many a horse owner each morning at the yard is ammonia. To some, ammonia goes hand-in-hand with horse ownership, but it doesn’t have to and, more to the point, it shouldn’t as it can irritate the horse’s respiratory system and actually impact on his performance. So, what is ammonia? It [...]

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14 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Coughs and sneezes

Respiratory Formula

Coughs and sneezes are far from uncommon, especially in the winter time when horses tend to spend more time inside. In this blog, we’re looking at ways to help prevent coughs and sneezes and also how to support a horse that’s recovering from respiratory illness. Prevention is better than cure You can’t always prevent your [...]

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09 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Top tips for respiratory health this winter

Respiratory Formula

There are lots of reasons why respiratory issues rear their ugly heads in the winter months. It could be because the horse is spending more time inside in a potentially dusty environment, or that his bedding irritates his respiratory system, or that he has an allergy to the dust or spores in hay…the list goes [...]

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18 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to help respiratory issues in horses

Respiratory Formula

If you’ve noticed that your horse is coughing, sneezing or showing signs that could suggest his respiratory system is in need of a little help, this is the blog for you. Here, we’ll look at ways to help support the horse’s respiratory system.   Assess the situation. The horse’s respiratory system is pretty sensitive and [...]

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15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to reduce ammonia in the stable

Stable Fresh

If you’re experiencing eye watering ammonia in your horse’s stable, it’s time to act to reduce the issue. Ammonia might be unpleasant for you, but for your horse, who spends more time in his stable than you do, it can actually irritate his mucous membranes and contribute towards respiratory issues. Here are our top tips [...]

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25 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

10 top tips for healthy stables…

Stable Fresh

As promised in our latest newsletter, here’s out top 10 tips for healthy stables! Choose your bedding wisely. There are lots of beddings out there, and it might take you a little time to find the best one for your horse. If he has respiratory issues, look at low dust or dust free- if he’s [...]

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