Himalayan Pink Salt Licks on a Rope provides your horse or pony with vital minerals. This enables them to keep hydrated and healthy. Our Pink Salt Lick is mined from the Khewra Salt Mines at the foothill of the Himalayan Moutains in Pakistan.
Himalayan Pink Salt Licks on a Rope licks are not only distinctive by their colour that sets them apart from other animal licks, they are also believed to be one of the purest forms of Salt.
Himalayan Pink Salt Licks have been analysed and have shown to be predominantly sodium chloride Other traces of elements are:
The above elements are vital for maintaining a good level of health.
The iron in the Pink Salt is responsible for the distinctive rose pink colour.
The benefit of having our Himalayan Pink Salt licks on a rope is that our licks are solid rock. This means horses and ponies are unable to bite chunks off which can become problematic with other softer ‘pressed’ salt licks.
Another benefit of our Himalayan Pink Salt Licks are also much more weather resistant. Customers can hang the Salt Licks in the field or a stable for horses and ponies to use if and when they like, exactly as nature intended.
The Mogul Pink Salt is transported by trucks and trains throughout Pakistan and distributed to the rest of the world. Our mines are able to provide our Locals with one of the main sources of income.
The mines, is said to have been discovered by Alexander the Great. They were found while he was travelling through the South of Asia. In fact, it was the horses that first alerted him to the rich mineral source of our Pink Salt.
While Alexander’s army stopped to rest, the horses would lick the stones. One of his soldiers noticed this and tasted the stone. He realised it was salty, therefore this lead to the discovery of the Pink Salt mines.