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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.

22 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Why do hooves crack?

Hooves can crack for many reasons, in both the summer and winter. If you notice your horse does have cracked hooves, trying to prevent these splits and cracks from getting bigger is a good idea. With hooves growing between 7mm and 10mm a month, it can take a while to get ‘rid’ of cracked hooves, [...]

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17 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Summer hoof care tips

If you’re worried about the condition of your horse’s hooves, have a look at our top tips below. All have been put together to help your horse’s hooves to maintain condition over the summer and beyond… Nutrition. Quality hoof growth comes from within, so before you spend your money on lotions and potions, make sure [...]

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17 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Better hoof health

At Equimins, we’re passionate about nutrition to support health, and hoof health is an excellent example of why. There are lots of topical hoof products out there, and we do sell a number that help to maintain moisture in the hoof, or improve their appearance, and we also sell a hoof hardener. All these products [...]

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15 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…James Mann?

In this month’s ‘What do you use?’ we speak to James Mann about his 17.3hh Irish Draught gelding, Tom. “I’ve owned Tom since October 2012.  My parents bought him for me to help with my studies as I had just enrolled onto an equine course at Salford College.  I am now coming to the end [...]

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28 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

All about biotin

Equimins Biotin 15

Do you feed biotin to your horse? Why do you do it? Is it because it’s something you’ve always done or for a specific reason? In this blog, we ‘lift the lid’ on biotin- what is biotin? Why feed biotin? How to feed biotin? Biotin, also known as vitamin H, is a water soluble vitamin [...]

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27 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use?

This month’s ‘what do you use?’ comes from Vanessa Robertson. Vanessa lives in Perthshire and works full time for her local council as an e-Procurement Officer. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her horse, Excellaya (Shabana Excellaya), a horse she bought as a weanling and produced, backed and schooled herself. Excellaya [...]

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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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12 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How much supplement do you give your horse?

Seems like a silly question, doesn’t it? The answer will more than likely be ‘as much as the tub suggests’, but we find the amount of supplement really interesting, because you might be surprised at how much this varies across different manufacturers…and why this matters. If you decide you’re going to look for, say, a [...]

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