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Keeping horses in the confines of a stable for prolonged periods creates a variety of potential risks that can seriously affect their health and well-being. In our own Bedmax annual national surveys over recent years, we have found that over 40% of horse owners in the UK experience equine health problems that require veterinary treatment and/or box rest for their horses during the winter months.
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Promoting preventative horse health care
The stable isn’t a naturally healthy environment for horses. In major national surveys we have carried out during the past two years, we have found that around 40% of horse owners in the UK experience equine health problems that require veterinary treatment and/or box rest for their horses during the winter months – the period when the majority of horses in the UK spend a minimum of 12 hours a day in their stables.
Equine veterinary research confirms our findings that over half of these cases are due to respiratory and hoof disease. The majority of these serious problems could be prevented by better stable management – including the use of better quality, low dust bedding.
We designed and developed Bedmax shavings nearly 20 years ago specifically to help prevent horses from suffering these serious, stable-related horse health problems.
Now we want to help spread the message that vets are promoting: Don’t let your horse suffer. Prevention is far better for you, your horse and your pocket than cure.
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Bedmax Bedding Products
Bedmax bedding products are purpose made to provide an ideal bedding for horses and ponies. They are made at three dedicated production plants in the UK, from fresh timber sourced from renewable UK forestry. Bedmax bedding has been developed to offer owners a natural bedding that would help address the issues that threaten the health and welfare of horses in stables.
Our large flake dust extracted pine shavings
All the benefits of Bedmax in a lighter form
A healthy, absorbent and economical bedding option
The ideal bedding for many other animals, large and small
The sustainable alternative to logs for winter and summer