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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.

18 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How to treat rubs and grazes

Wound Gel

Most horses will, at one time or another, cause themselves a rub or graze type injury. Although these injuries are not usually serious, it pays to treat and clean them quickly and ensure that the wound is regularly checked during recovery. So, if you notice that your horse has a rub or a graze, here’s [...]

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28 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

First aid for bites and rubs

Aloe Vera Gel

Unless you wrap your horse in bubble wrap or cotton wool, the chances are that he’s going to incur a minor injury at least once in his life. The main thing with any kind of wound is to assess it quickly and keep it clean. Some wounds do need veterinary attention, and getting this promptly [...]

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27 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

First for first aid

Getting a good first aid kit assembled can reduce stress levels and save time should your horse injure himself, allowing you to treat the ailment faster and start him on his road to recovery. We all hope we’ll never need to use our first aid kit, but it’s still worth being prepared…think of it as [...]

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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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22 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Lovely legs- how to look after legs post strenuous exercise

After the horse has taken part in strenuous exercise, for example, after completing a cross country course, you’ll see many management techniques- but the theme that unites them is the desire to cool the tendons after exercise. Cooling the legs has two benefits. Firstly, it can help to reduce inflammation caused by any knocks. Secondly, [...]

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