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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.

05 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Why do hooves smell?

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If there is a strong, foul smelling odour coming from your horse’s feet, particularly from the sole and frog area, your horse may have thrush. Thrush is a degenerative infection of the grooves within the frog. It is usually caused by standing in wet, dirty bedding or for lengths of time in a wet field. [...]

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17 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Hoof care problems – thrush

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Thrush is an unpleasant condition that is far from uncommon. The good news is that prompt treatment can quickly resolve the issue, and correct management can help to prevent the condition altogether. So, what is it? Thrush is a bacterial infection around the horse’s frog. It’s easy to identify because it creates a black discharge [...]

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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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18 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Hoof lotions and potions

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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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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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27 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

How-to to help!

Have you seen our Youtube channel? It’s definitely worth a visit. We’ve put together a series of how-to videos to help you use and get maximum benefit from our products. The current videos (and their links) are listed below… How to use Equimins’ Stain Remover How to use Equimins’ Stable Fresh and Microlat Stable Disinfectant [...]

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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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25 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Preventing winter ailments

We don’t like to be the bringers of bad news, but winter is coming, whatever we try and do to ignore it! The weather is nice at the moment and we should be taking advantage of this as it’s giving us all a great opportunity to get prepared for winter, especially when it comes to [...]

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