What is Miscanthus Horse bedding?

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Miscanthus Horse bedding is rapidly becoming the go-to bedding for horse owners due to its high absorbency, quick mucking out times and its eco-friendly credentials fitting with the global move to more sustainable choices. Many have still not heard of this completely natural alternative to wood shavings and other forms of bedding, read on to […]

Miscanthus horse bedding review: huge yard benefits seen in 12 months

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Stud manager, Katy Barr, explains how making the switch to Miscanthus horse bedding has brought significant benefits to her yard, including reduced stable mess and improvements in horse comfort.   Based in Gloucestershire, the yard has turned its operations around by prioritising the environment, and part of this strategy has included the introduction of our […]

Winter Training Tips with Hector Payne

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During the winter months it can sometimes be a struggle to keep motivated and on track with your horse’s training.   Following a short winter break, event riders like our very own brand ambassador, Hector Payne, will have to ignore the gloomy conditions and crack on with preparations for the season ahead.   This year […]

Your guide to First Aid Kit Essentials for horses

First Aid Kit Essentials

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A new year always presents an opportunity to clear out the cupboards, so now is a good time to dig out your first aid kit to check it is complete with all the necessary products you might need to treat a minor wound or injury.   Prompt first aid treatment can have an important influence […]

Sammy Moody and her horse Tommy in the stable with Miscanthus horse bedding

Mucking out made faster with Miscanthus

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Having used shavings to bed down her ponies for many years, Sammy Moody decided to give Miscanthus bedding a try in the stable of her retired pony, Tommy.   Having heard good things about Terravesta Equine, Sammy thought this was the ideal choice for veteran Tommy. 22-year-old Sammy has owned Tommy, who is her first […]

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 Miscanthus horse bedding questions answered

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Miscanthus is a modern horse bedding which is quickly growing in popularity with horse owners but is it the right bedding material for your horse? Below we answer some of the most popular questions we are asked about 100% Natural Miscanthus Horse Bedding. IS MISCANTHUS HORSE BEDDING DUST EXTRACTED? Our Miscanthus bedding is dust extracted […]

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 […]

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