Time to get your stable ready for winter
Summer is fading and time is running out to overhaul your stables before winter sets in. The stable environment is highly influential on your horses respiratory condition.
So what can be done to ensure maximum health?
Deep bedding can be a problem
Deep bedding has been a common management tool for many years, giving owners the option to do a full ‘muck out’ a little less often and proving what looks to be a comfortable bed for their horse. The truth?
You’re potentially creating a dusty space and the perfect environment for the production of ammonia.
Deeply bedded and poorly fitting rubber mats can allow a build-up of urea and bacteria, which in turn releases ammonia causing irritation to the respiratory system and eyes.
A sealed flooring system is needed
Introducing our revolutionary ComfortStall Orthopedic and Sealed Flooring System, combining three key veterinarian-recommended components to provide multiple benefits for both horse and owner.
An impermeable IronClad TopCover sealed with the sub-flooring, preventing the build-up of ammonia and harmful bacteria
Orthopaedic Precision Foam padding for its unique ‘spring in your step’ anti fatigue properties and benefits to joint health
Sealed, one piece design prevents build up of harmful urea, its off-gassing of ammonia, and bacteria
More rest and sleep from the energy-returning properties of the foam layer
Non-slip, non abrasive surface that means hock sores are a thing of the past
Horse's joints, tendons and ligaments are supported by the therapeutic properties of a surface that springs back with every step
Life expectancy of up to 20 years, 6 year warranty
What the Champions say
One of Ashley’s top horses, the 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood, Mango Eastwood, got hock sores from his previous traditional rubber stall mats, “no matter how many shavings we used.” Those [hocksores] have “literally disappeared [with Haygain’s ComfortStall]… And he comes out every day raring to go!”
Ashley Holzer, Team USA
4x Canadian Olympian, One Olympic medal, previously Team Canada
“ComfortStall, [...] is durable, affordable and exceptionally beneficial in the ongoing effort of providing excellent care and management of our equine partners. I’ve been a horse owner and trainer for over 40 years and couldn’t recommend it more highly"
Owner of Fleet Apple, Olympic medallist
"I believe that the ComfortStall Flooring System has significantly improved the well-being of my horses. [...] Walking on the ComfortStall myself makes it obvious that the horses experience less concussion while moving around their stalls and greater comfort when lying down. My grooms have even installed the ComfortStall in the tack room to stand on when cleaning tack!“
Master of the Fox Hunt Red Rock Hounds, Reno, NV
An investment that pays dividends.
We have reports of up to 75% savings in bedding costs each year!
What the Veterinarians say
“The foam under-surface padding has held up very well! We still have the original foam in all of the recovery stalls since 2005. Overall, it appears to be the best surface we have come across."
LVT Anesthesia Dept. Equine Hospital, Cornell University Hospital for Animals
"In my 40 years of practice, the ComfortStall is by far the best stall flooring system.”
Dr Richard Perce
Aspen Equine Clinic Windsor, Canada
“I would always use ComfortStall. Whenever you can dampen the concussion on the entire skeleton, that’s good. The overall cushioning is good for all horses and especially those with sore feet, thin soles or other issues.”
Mark Silverman, DVM MS
Sporthorse Veterinary Services, California, USA