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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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18 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Hoof lotions and potions

Hoof Disinfectant

With a lot of hoof products out there, we thought we’d give you a quick guide to our hoof care products that can be applied to the horse’s feet to help keep them healthy all year round. With hoof oils, hoof gels, hoof moisturisers and more, we wanted to give you the top points about [...]

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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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21 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hoof help for hot days

Keeping hooves crack free during the summer months can be a tricky task. The hot weather dries out the ground and also dries out hooves…but have you ever wondered why? Hooves, in some ways, are like sponges and it’s often said that they are a product of the environment that the horse lives in. During [...]

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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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