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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.

10 March 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Should you feed from the floor?

There are arguments for and against feeding from the floor, but if your horse suffers from any kind of respiratory ailment, it could be worth consideration. Horses are designed to graze, and that means that eating from the floor ‘fits’ their ‘design’. Eating from the floor encourages natural respiratory drainage, exposes him to less respiratory [...]

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08 February 2017 ~ 0 Comments

How to feed a horse with respiratory issues

Feeding horses with respiratory issues can be tricky, whether the horse has a cough, a running nose, or a diagnosed condition like COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) or RAO (recurrent airway obstruction). In all cases, looking to support the horse’s respiratory system is a good call. Actually, even if your horse has a healthy respiratory [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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19 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Product focus: Respiratory Supplements- Air- Way

As you may have noticed, we have two Air-Way products in our range, both designed to help the respiratory system. First, we have Air-Way Herbs. This pure herbal compound contains liquorice, marshmallow, aniseed, garlic flakes, ginkgo, nettle, golden rod and peppermint, in one easy to feed product. The herbs used have been carefully selected to [...]

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13 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Product Focus- Air Power Booster

If we get a cough, we usually head off to the supermarket or chemist, and find the perfect cough mixture to help fix the problem- but with horses, we can’t do this…or can we?   As it so happens, we have a product called Air Power Booster, which is an equine cough mixture created for [...]

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