Welcome to our blog...

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.

23 September 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What is ammonia, and why is it bad for you and your horse?

The eye-watering aroma that greets many a horse owner each morning at the yard is ammonia. To some, ammonia goes hand-in-hand with horse ownership, but it doesn’t have to and, more to the point, it shouldn’t as it can irritate the horse’s respiratory system and actually impact on his performance. So, what is ammonia? It [...]

Continue Reading

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 [...]

Continue Reading

08 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Winter yard tips

Stable Fresh

If you hate everything about winter including the havoc it causes around the yard, then this blog with winter yard tips is a must read…enjoy! Super salt – salt isn’t just a feed supplement! Putting salt down on concrete areas to prevent freezing can really pay dividends and prevent a lot of accidents. Breaking the [...]

Continue Reading

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 [...]

Continue Reading

15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to reduce ammonia in the stable

Stable Fresh

If you’re experiencing eye watering ammonia in your horse’s stable, it’s time to act to reduce the issue. Ammonia might be unpleasant for you, but for your horse, who spends more time in his stable than you do, it can actually irritate his mucous membranes and contribute towards respiratory issues. Here are our top tips [...]

Continue Reading

18 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use…Linda Graham?

This month, our ‘what do you use?’ blog comes from Linda Graham. Here, she tells us all about what she uses with her Highland pony Dalesman of Combebank. “I have had Dalesman of Combebank (Dabs) for four years.  He is a Highland pony who was lightly handled when I got him.  I initially showed him [...]

Continue Reading

26 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Eco and easy!

Veteran Vits and Mins

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 [...]

Continue Reading

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 [...]

Continue Reading

25 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

10 top tips for healthy stables…

Stable Fresh

As promised in our latest newsletter, here’s out top 10 tips for healthy stables! Choose your bedding wisely. There are lots of beddings out there, and it might take you a little time to find the best one for your horse. If he has respiratory issues, look at low dust or dust free- if he’s [...]

Continue Reading

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 [...]

Continue Reading

21 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What do you use?

August can be a tricky time when it comes to feed with the growing grass often leading to reduced hard feed rations or, in some cases, no concentrated feed at all! Even though feed might be abundant thanks to the green stuff, supplements and topical products are still used to help promote health and more. [...]

Continue Reading