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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?

Flexijoint joint supplement

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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26 October 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What’s in a joint?

We talk a lot about joints and joint health at Equimins – in fact, we have a large range of joint products that help to support and maintain joint health and condition. But what’s in a joint and what areas inside the joint do we need to help support to maintain soundness and health? A [...]

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25 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Feeding veteran horses

Older horses can struggle at this time of year and during the winter, but there are ways to help make winter much more pleasant for an aging horse. We manufacture a number of products to help veteran horses…here’s a very quick overview… Joint issues? From our Flexijoint through to herbal products like Devils Claw and [...]

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25 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Why feed cod liver oil?

Do you feed cod liver oil? Why do you add it to your horse’s diet? The majority of people we speak to add it to help joint health in aging equines…but have you ever wondered how it works or what alternatives there are? Cod liver oil is a natural source of very digestible vitamins A, [...]

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