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New Super Tough Round Bale Hay Nets

Round Bale Hay Net

Do you have destructive horses?  We have a solution – the new Super Tough 6cm Round Bale Hay Net – the first Australian design and the best! In response to customer demand, we’ve increased the strength of our round bale 6cm hole nets from a 48 ply twine to a 60 ply twine. This much thicker […]

Round Bale HaySaver Q&A

Some common questions answered about round bale hay nets. 1. How do you stop horses from tearing the net?  The netting is pretty tough and takes quite a lot of tearing/pulling to make a hole, but a frustrated horse could chew through it if they haven’t learned to pull the hay through the holes. That’s […]

Round Bale Net use and cover to make

I can see why some people prefer to use round bales as they are cheaper than the equivalent in small squares, and it means less hay handling on a daily basis. The downside to large rounds is the wastage as horses can really make a mess of a bale that is not contained. Even in […]

Hay Feeders = less gorging and waste

While doing a spot of web surfing, I found the site of Swedish hoof trimmer, Ove Lind who has put together an interesting selection of hay feeding options to enable 24/7 hay and to reduce gorging and wastage. He says “I have found that as long as there is a limited supply of hay the […]

Bring Back the Horse’s Instincts

By Juliet M Getty Ph.D. The issue is free choice forage feeding. I respect and honor the way horses are made – they are different – unique, really. In a suitable, native environment, they are quite capable of taking care of themselves. They are free to eat and roam and be, well, horses. Domestication involves […]

Reviews

Website Review: SlowFeedYourHorse.com is a new website that explains the concept of Slow Feeding, an integral part of preventing and treating laminitis and founder. Its also healthy for your budget as well as your horse, saving hay while satisfying your horse’s need to ‘graze’ 22 hours a day. This site also lists where to buy […]

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