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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?

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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

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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16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Hollie Jones?

Hollie Jones emailed us about her horses Skyllar and Rooney, and told us a bit about them…and what she uses from our range and why… The horses… I have Skylla – he is an Irish sports horse around 7ish. Unfortunately he is just a very expensive field ornament as he can’t be ridden due to osteoarthritis […]

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28 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

All about biotin

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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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26 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Eco and easy!

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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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13 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hoof care heroes!

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  If your horse has hooves in poor condition, you might be looking at supplements to help promote hoof quality…but how do you know which one to choose? At Equimins, we have three specific hoof care supplements: Biotin 15, Biotin Plus 25 and Hoof Mender 75…but how do you know when to feed which one? […]

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07 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use? Kerry tells us about Katy and Biotin Plus 25

Kerry Weisselberg is an amateur rider who started eventing in 1988. She has always produced her own horses from scratch and so far has managed to get a couple to 2* and one to 3* CCI and placings at Advanced level. The ultimate aim remains 4*, ideally on a homebred, but she realises just how […]

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