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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

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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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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28 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Why is Hoof Mender 75 so different?

Hoof Mender 75

We’re proud of all the products we make at Equimins, and Hoof Mender 75 is no exception. We’ve seen great results from this product over the years and received lots of testimonials from happy customers to support it. We think Hoof Mender 75 is a cut above the rest. Why? Well, here’s just five reasons [...]

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25 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Wet weather worries

If you’re worried about your horse’s skin and hooves during this wet weather, this blog is just for you. We know that the winter can be a tough time. If your horse has got mud fever, it can be a tricky condition to treat and, if he hasn’t, you’re constantly checking to make sure that [...]

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20 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Give hooves a helping hand

Hoof Mender 75

Sometimes hooves can need a little extra help and, when it comes to supporting hoof growth, we believe in helping from the inside. If you look at our Hoof section, you’ll see a number of supplements designed to help, but for hooves in need of maximum support, we have Hoof Mender 75. This supplement is [...]

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22 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Milk thistle joins Laminator’s impressive formulation

When we create a product, we don’t just say ‘that’s it- it’s perfect’…we’re always looking at ways to enhance it as different ingredients become available and new research comes to light. Take Serenity Ultra Calm + for example. It was good before…actually, it was very good, and many of our customers experienced excellent results. However, [...]

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21 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use?

August can be a tricky time when it comes to feed with the growing grass often leading to reduced hard feed rations or, in some cases, no concentrated feed at all! Even though feed might be abundant thanks to the green stuff, supplements and topical products are still used to help promote health and more. [...]

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14 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Product focus: Laminator

With spring upon us, we wanted to tell you a little bit more about a product that sells particularly well at this time of year…and that’s Laminator.   Laminator can be found in our Hoof category and has been designed to help nutritionally support the laminae and hoof integrity. It combines some 40 carefully selected [...]

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13 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hoof care heroes!

  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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