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Hilton Herbs Himalayan Rock Salt Large 5kg with rope

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Description

A 550 million year old source of minerals and trace elements for your horse or pony.  Mined from the Khewra Salt Mines at the foot of the Himalayan mountains in Pakistan, and transported by truck and train, these mines give the local mountain people one of their main sources of income. It is said that Alexander the Great discovered the mines when he travelled through South Asia, but in fact it was the horses that first alerted him to this rich mineral source! When Alexander's army stopped to rest, the horses started licking the stones, one of the soldiers noticed this and tasted the rock stone and realised it was salty, thus leading to the discovery of the mines. Watch the information video here.

Hilton Herbs Himalayan Salt Licks for horses and ponies are obviously distinctive by their colour, however, it’s not just this that sets them apart from other licks. We like to describe them as salt licks with 'nothing added and nothing taken out' and we believe they are one of the purest forms of salt (sodium chloride) available.

Hilton Herbs Himalayan Salt Licks have been analysed and have been shown to be predominantly sodium chloride, with other trace elements such as potassium, magnesium (vital for maintaining health) and iron which is responsible for the distinctive rose pink colour. Himalayan Rock Salt Licks are literally 'rock hard', which means that horses and ponies are unable to bite chunks off, a problem that can occur with the softer 'pressed' salt licks. The licks are also much more weather-resistant and can be hung up in the field for horses and ponies to “help themselves”, exactly as nature intended.

Quality is always our policy - In line with all Hilton Herbs products our Himalayan Salt Licks are ethically sourced from a fully-accredited supplier whose facilities comply with UFAS feed safety standards.

Ingredients:
Pink Himalayan Rock Salt

How to use:
Himalayan Salt Licks can be used in the stable, shelter or field
Smaller Licks are suitable for placing in the feed bowl for horses or ponies that bolt their feed
Medium sized Licks can be hung in the stable, shelter or field
Larger Licks are best suited for use in the field
Himalayan Salt Licks are more resistant to rain than ordinary pressed salt licks, but will deteriorate if left sitting in water
Block Holders can be fixed as required and refilled with our 2 Kg Blocks
750 g Licks and 14 Kg Licks do not come with a rope
Restrict access to Licks in a stable if you find your horse or pony is taking too much interest : use in feed bowl instead

Himalayan Rock Salt Licks: In the old days yaks were used to transport the Himalayan rock salt from the mines down the mountains. Nowadays, tractors and trucks are used to take the salt from the mines down to the railhead from where they are transported to the major cities and ports of Pakistan.


Delivery

Shipping charges mainland UK zone1

ValueWeightDelivery Charge
Over £49.00Any WeightFREE
Under £49.00No weight limit£4.50
Under £49.00Under 250g£2.99

Most orders are despatched the same day and standard delivery is 3 to 5 working days from despatch. FAST Expedited options are available.

NB: Orders placed with faster delivery must be placed before 13:00 to ensure same day dispatch (excluding weekends and bank holidays). Please also check on the product page that the items ordered show 'In Stock' otherwise your order will be delayed until the stock becomes available, which in most cases will only be 24hrs.

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Overseas orders

Postage outside of the UK is from £4.50

Prescription Items

Prescription items will be sent on receipt of a valid signed and dated prescription.

Pick up

We offer a pickup service for orders placed over the phone.

Please ring us on 01833 641112 for more information.

Refrigerated Items

Refrigerated items will be sent by carrier or Royal Mail with coolpacks unless you pay for a premium for a refrigerated delivery. We will contact you prior to despatch for your instructions.

Returns

We want you to be completely satisfied with any purchase. If not any item* can be returned to us within 14 days of receipt for exchange or refund Please give us a ring for a returns number on 01833 641112 or alternatively email [email protected] to obtain a returns number.

*Due to legal requirements medicines may not be returned except to correct an error in despatch or in response to an "official recall". If an item is believed to be faulty it should be returned for inspection and it may be necessary to forward it to the manufacturers for testing before replacements or refunds can be authorised. This does not infringe legal rights. Please contact our customer services for a "Returns Number" which must appear on the outside of the package or it will not be accepted. We advise customers to use an insured method of shipping and to retain proof of despatch. We may refuse returns on products specially obtained or manufactured to order. Items must be returned unsoiled and unused and sent adequately packed and carriage paid.

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Reviews

5/5

My olde ponies love gnawing away at this. The large size makes it last longer, and not fall off the rope provided to hang it

Reviewed on: 28 September 2020

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5/5

My horse loves this salt lick, strong rope to tie up the block

Reviewed by: Sarah Moss

Reviewed on: 04 March 2020

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5/5

My horse loved it! So will be purchasing again!

Reviewed by: SamYad

Reviewed on: 10 December 2019

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5/5

As described, rope nice and long unlike some other brands.

Reviewed on: 06 August 2019

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5/5

Great value for money. Lasts well in wet weather compared to other salts

Reviewed by: Carolyn Thomas

Reviewed on: 02 February 2018

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