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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.

13 November 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What’s green lipped mussel – and why do you find it in joint supplements?

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Green lipped mussel is, as the name suggests, a mussel with green lips! It’s native to New Zealand and its ‘proper’ name is perna canaliculus. But that’s not what is particularly interesting in this context; the interesting ‘bit’ is what it adds to joint supplements. Green lipped mussel is being integrated into animal and equine […]

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08 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

How to care for your veteran horse this winter


The winter can be challenging for all equines, but veteran horses seem to have the most to overcome. If they’re struggling to maintain condition, the colder weather makes them use their fat deposits to keep warm; if they struggle to chew due to lack of teeth, hay can be difficult to eat; if they suffer […]

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09 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Dawn Cox

This month’s what do you use comes from Dawn Cox from Angel Horse who has been feeding Bonnie, a rescue case, Advance Concentrate Complete since she came into Dawn’s care. Here, Dawn tells us about Bonnie, her hopes for the future and her progress…please note that some of these pictures do show malnourished horses (but […]

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11 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Melissa Palfreyman?

For this month’s ‘what do you use?’ blog, we speak to Melissa Palfreyman… “My name is Melissa Palfreyman, I’m from Warrington and have two horses – a 15.2hh Connemara cross, 20 year old mare, called Marble and a two year old thoroughbred cross called Spyro. I went from having one horse on part loan to […]

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18 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

A quick guide to our Flexijoint joint supplements

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Want to feed your horse Flexijoint but not sure which one to pick? Here’s our quick guide to Flexijoint joint supplements! Don’t forget that we’re at the end of the phone or can be contacted by email if you need help – don’t hesitate to get in touch! Flexijoint Supplement  High specification joint supplement that […]

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15 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Jessica Hatcher?

This month’s ‘what do you use?’ comes from Jessica Hatcher, who tells us when she feeds her 23 year old gelding, Woody, Flexijoint… “I’ve had Woody for five years and he’s recently turned 23 years old. We spend a lot of time hacking but also do a little bit of everything including local dressage, showing […]

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15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Black and White Eventing prepares for the new Event Season with Equimins

Over the winter period I have been letting my horses have a slightly laid back time, making sure their health and wellbeing is all in check. I keep my horses at home on the family farm and as well as caring for my yearling and children’s four ponies I compete on Wanda, a 10 year […]

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28 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Get to know your joint supplements!


Joint supplements are popular with owners of different types of horses and can be fed for a variety of different reasons. To cater for everyone, we have an impressive range of joint supplements and, to help you find the best one for your horse, we’ve put together a quick ‘cheat’s guide’ to help you navigate […]

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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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27 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Herbal help for joints

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At Equimins, we’re herb fans. We use them in our herbal tinctures, in our herbal blends, and in a number of other products too as we feel that they can help to support health. In this feature, we’re looking at our joint supplements…and the herbs that they contain. Flexijoint, our popular joint supplement, is available […]

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27 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What goes into a joint supplement?


We’re very keen on education at Equimins as we know our customers and want to provide them with all the information that they need to make an informed choice. We also know how confusing supplements can be. In this blog, we’re looking at what actually goes into a joint supplement – so, what kind of […]

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27 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Fabulous Flexijoint


We’re really proud of our Flexijoint range of supplements, all of which use high specification ingredients at high levels to help support healthy cartilage, strong joint structure and the quality of the synovial fluid. Why we do we make three? Well, they’re all a bit different… Flexijoint Cartilage Supplement contains chondroitin sulphate, glucosamine, MSM, ascorbic […]

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16 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Joint decisions

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Not all that long ago, joint supplements were only given to older horses, but we’re seeing more people using joint supplements as a way to help prevent conditions as the horse ages, by promoting joint health. Whatever your requirements, we have a superb range of products, meaning that whatever your needs and whatever your budget, […]

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