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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.

14 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Coughs and sneezes

Respiratory Formula

Coughs and sneezes are far from uncommon, especially in the winter time when horses tend to spend more time inside. In this blog, we’re looking at ways to help prevent coughs and sneezes and also how to support a horse that’s recovering from respiratory illness. Prevention is better than cure You can’t always prevent your [...]

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08 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What is echinacea?

Echinacea, whether it’s fed as a liquid or dried herb, can be added to the horse’s diet to help support the immune system. It can be fed when the immune system has been compromised, during times of stress, after veterinary treatment or to help maintain wellbeing and health. Research has also shown that echinacea can [...]

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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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18 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to help respiratory issues in horses

Respiratory Formula

If you’ve noticed that your horse is coughing, sneezing or showing signs that could suggest his respiratory system is in need of a little help, this is the blog for you. Here, we’ll look at ways to help support the horse’s respiratory system.   Assess the situation. The horse’s respiratory system is pretty sensitive and [...]

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18 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to feed garlic

Garlic is a very popular equine feed supplement, whether it’s added to the diet to help support respiratory health, for general health or even to help repel flies and biting insects in the warmer months. At Equimins, we have a variety of garlic supplements, to suit your feeding style and the kind of product you [...]

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18 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

It’s all about liquorice  

Liquorice Root

Have you ever fed your horse liquorice root? The word liquorice might be associated with the black sweet treat, but in its herb form, liquorice can be fed to horses for a number of reasons, including supporting the respiratory tract, liver and body systems. If you’re looking at liquorice, then why not consider the products [...]

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16 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What is milk thistle?

Have you ever wondered what milk thistle is? Well, if you’re curious about this herb, this is the blog for you. Milk thistle, also known as silybum marianum, looks a lot like a ‘normal’ thistle, complete with purple flowers but, beneath its spiky exterior, there’s something pretty special. The milk thistle’s seeds are the part [...]

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18 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Do the maths!

If you’re looking at winter supplements to help support your horse this year, then the chances are you’ll be pricing up the options to find out which is the better value…and we’re here to help! There are a few things to look out for… How much do you need to feed each day? What are [...]

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29 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Paula Hill?

Paula Hill and her 22 year ‘young’ piebald mare Holly enjoy hacking and schooling together. Paula got in touch and told us what she uses for Holly and why… “Holly loves hacking out and I do some schooling with her, but due to lack of confidence, I don’t do as much as I should! Others [...]

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25 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

A quick guide to our respiratory range

Respiratory Formula

If your horse is coughing, wheezing, sneezing or suffers with an allergy or condition like COPD, the chances are that you’ll be looking at ways to help support his respiratory system. It’s important to note that while coughs and sneezes can be attributed to dusty hay, bedding or allergies, they can be symptoms of more [...]

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20 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Herbs and herbal blends

Mint

At Equimins, we’re big fans of herbs. A look at our website and product range will show just how much we like them through the dried herbs, herbal liquid tinctures and other supplements containing herbs that we produce. In this blog, we’re highlighting a few herbal products that we do, and also a number of [...]

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27 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Introducing our new Respiratory Formula

Respiratory Formula

Equimins’ new Respiratory Formula is available now and is ideal for those who suffer with dust and pollen allergies. This powerful herbal extract helps to support the respiratory system and lung function, and has been formulated particularly for those with dust or pollen allergies. It contains liquorice, echinacea, marshmallow, coltsfoot, garlic, plantain, clivers, milk thistle, [...]

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