Breathe Easy – Maintaining Respiratory Health in the Stabled Horse

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After lameness, breathing related issues are the most common reason for a vet to be called out and potentially 80% of horses in the UK that are stabled have some degree of airway inflammation. If your horse suffers from respiratory problems, being stabled for long periods during winter can make the condition worse. As horse […]

Time Saving Tips for Winter

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As any horse owner will know, there are never enough hours in the day during the winter months and it can often be a case of prioritising which job is the most important. Time-saving doesn’t have to mean cutting corners and anything that can make life a little easier – especially as we head into […]

Boredom Busting for the Stabled Horse

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As winter starts to take hold our horses and ponies will be spending more time in the stable. Not everyone has the luxury of being able to turn their horses out during the winter months or the time they do get out in the field is limited. Even if you are lucky enough to have […]

Mucking out Miscanthus bedding

Mucking out made easy

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Known as one of the least enjoyable yard jobs horse owners face – especially in the colder months – mucking out is a tedious process which can take up a lot of precious time that could be spent with your horse. Using a more absorbent horse bedding like Miscanthus helps to alleviate this problem while […]

Winter Hoof Care

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As the old saying goes ‘no hoof, no horse’ and considering the hooves support the entire weight of the body, hooves are notoriously fragile and conditions related to the hoof can have huge implications on soundness. Winter brings with it a whole host of challenges to help keep hooves in good condition, especially if your […]

Miscanthus bedding triumphs at a soggy Thoresberton

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The super absorbency of Miscanthus Horse Bedding stood the harshest test at Osberton Horse Trials at Thoresby Park this October, due to high levels of rainfall, attracting fantastic feedback from riders and event planning team. “We had a great response from the Miscanthus bales in each stable,” says Osberton’s Georgie Dickinson. “We sold a lot […]

Meet our brand ambassador

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  Megan Harman is 16 and based in the South East and has been a brand ambassador for Terravesta Equine since summer 2020. This October, we get to know her by asking her about eventing, her experience of lockdown life and using Miscanthus horse bedding…   Tell us about your horse His name is Filou […]

Miscanthus Horse Bedding, the natural choice for horses

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Bed down with Miscanthus Bedding this winter and see the benefits of using a sustainable, natural material for your horse. With concerns for climate change at a critical level, switching to Miscanthus bedding not only benefits the environment by reducing carbon emissions and waste, it provides positive changes to your yard and horse’s health.   […]

From field to stable: The journey of Miscanthus Horse Bedding

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At Terravesta Equine, we take pride in providing full traceability from the field Miscanthus is planted in, to the bedding arriving at your yard. These are the five main stages your bedding goes through before landing on your doorstep…   Stage 1 – Planting Miscanthus Miscanthus is the material used for our bedding. It is […]

FAQ’s – your horse bedding queries answered

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IS MISCANTHUS HORSE BEDDING DUST EXTRACTED? Our Miscanthus bedding is dust extracted which helps your horses to breathe easier and also ensures horse owners don’t inhale dust while making the bed and mucking out. We have had great feedback from our customers where their horses have experienced reduced coughing due to the low dust level. […]

Winning feedback from BEDE Events

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Terravesta Equine supplied the bedding for all competitors at Osberton Horse Trials, providing two bales for each stable. Georgie Dickinson, head of commercial, marketing and sponsorship at BEDE Events, was impressed with the great feedback from the 2019 show, and has decided to work again with Terravesta Equine to supply bedding. “We had fantastic feedback […]

Hector Payne's horse on Miscanthus bedding

5* international event rider converts competition yard to Miscanthus bedding

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Hector Payne, 5* international event rider, has converted his own private competition yard over to Miscanthus to reduce dust in the stables, yet the bedding has brought about more unexpected benefits to his operations. Hector explains that he’s tried everything from straw to shavings and wood pellets, but the Miscanthus really stood out on all […]

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5 ways our bedding can help improve your yard and the comfort of your horse(s)

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At Terravesta Equine we prioritise the comfort of your horses and try to find ways to make your yard more efficient. Here are 5 ways our 100% Natural Miscanthus Horse Bedding helps to make your day to day horse care easier… 1.It’s dust extracted This helps your horses to breathe easier and also ensures horse […]

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In response to the outbreak of Covid-19 we would like to reassure our customers we are closely monitoring the changing UK Government guidelines and are following them accordingly. We are committed to prioritising the health and safety of our team members, and customers whilst still fulfilling orders.   Remote working & social distancing measures We […]

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Terravesta Equine 2020 Events

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Terravesta Equine is the official horse bedding supplier to BEDE 2020 events, and will have a presence or be attending the following:   The Eventing Spring Carnival. Thoresby 27th -29th March CANCELLED . Firle Place 9th-10th May 2020 . Shelford 24th-26th May 2020 . BCA 6th-7th June 2020 . Aske 4th-5th July 2020 . Tower […]

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Gloucestershire stud benefits from environmental strategy

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A Gloucestershire-based Stud has turned its operations around by prioritising the environment, and the move has paid off, with happier horses and staff as well as streamlined procedures. Stud manager, Katy Barr, has been behind the move to an eco-friendly strategy, which has seen reduction in plastic waste by 80%, organic status on the estate […]

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