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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.

10 March 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Should you feed from the floor?

There are arguments for and against feeding from the floor, but if your horse suffers from any kind of respiratory ailment, it could be worth consideration. Horses are designed to graze, and that means that eating from the floor ‘fits’ their ‘design’. Eating from the floor encourages natural respiratory drainage, exposes him to less respiratory [...]

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03 March 2017 ~ 0 Comments

How do you feed your hay?

How do you feed your horse his hay? Does he have it dry, do you soak, do you steam? How should you feed hay? The first point to note is that, no matter how you feed your horse his hay, the quality should be good. Harvesting conditions can change the quality from one year to [...]

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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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20 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Condition in the cold

If your horse could do with a little more condition this winter, don’t worry, we’re here to help! Horses can lose condition in the winter for many reasons. One can be if they become cold and use their ‘food’ to keep them warm rather than for weight. Another can be a reduction in food- as [...]

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