Christmas Gifts and Stable Toys - Keep Your Horse Happy in His Stable
Following on from our get your stable ready for winter feature, here we take a look at stable toys that will help keep our horses happy, yet healthy, over the winter.
Stubbs Horsey Ball
The stubbs horsey ball is ideal to reduce boredom in the stable and can encourage trickle feeding, which in turn will help prevent the horse from eating too quickly.
Simple and robust, the ball has just one hole for slow discharge with handles for easy filling. There are no plugs or stoppers or other removable parts to lose or break.
Designed not to move in a straight line. Moulded from ultra tough Stubbythene.
Likit Boredom Breaker
The Likit Boredom Breaker in a combination toy that includes a Likit Holder and a robust ball with inserts for two little Likits.
The Boredom Breaker is designed to be hung in the stable well away from any walls and as the horse licks the Boredom Breaker will swing and spin making them work hard for their reward.
Try using a Salt Likit on the top section and flavoured Little Likits in the ball for the ultimate challenge.
Horse Stable Mirror
A stable mirror provides good company for the horse.
The Mirror On A Roll works brilliantly in settling stressed horses in stables and offers an instant and flexible fit. It is made of flexible reflective material, that will not shatter if the horse becomes unsettled in the stable.
With the material used, the mirror doesn't project unwanted light or a severe reflection, but that of one that is comfortable yet not too startling to the horse.
Can be placed in most areas of the stable as long as surface is smooth.
Choose from colours red , blue, purple, bubblegum scented pink, apple scented green, peppermint scented red/white speckle or blueberry scented blue
Designed to relieve boredom and stress, the Jolly Ball comes with a handy pick me up handle for your horse to mouth and learn to move around the stable.
The ball is durable, yet lightweight. It resists deflation from biting, punches or kicking and needs no air to inflate.
NAF (Natural Animal Feeds) Himalayan Crystal Salt Lick
The purest form of salt you can give your horse. Horses and ponies require supplementary salt on a daily basis. Research shows that salt is the one nutrient that horses will self-supplement to balance their diet. Himalayan Salt Licks hung in the stable and field allow access to the purest form of salt, without unnatural flavours that can encourage greediness!
No one nutrient is lost more through sweat than salt. There is over 80 minerals and essential elements for health and vitality packed into the salt lick.
Allowing your horse free access to NAF Himalayan Crystal Salt Licks ensures his daily requirements for salt are met and helps alleviate boredom. For the horsebox, stable and field.
Hang at a safe height within easy reach of your horse. For equine use only. Includes rope for hanging.
Horslyx Garlic Horse Lick - 5kg
Garlic Horslyx Horse Lick, offers horse owners the opportunity to encourage natural feeding at the same time as balancing nutritional deficiencies in forage and grazing. Great to use in the stable to prevent the horse from becoming bored and restless.
A natural fly repellent, garlic is also good for the coat and the cardiovascular system.
The lick offers year round benefits including relief from coughs and acts as a natural antibiotic, anti-septic with anti-inflammatory properties.
The lick is very palatable and contains Biotin, Zinc and Methionine for healthy hooves.
Can be used indoors or out.
Bizzy Bites Stable Toy
A new generation stable toy with unique patented design complete with a low sugar treat your horse will love.
Recommended for horses that are teething.
A great solution for keeping your horse entertained in, and out, of the stable.
Comes in aqua or hot pink. Refills are available to purchase separately.
Equilibrium Vitamunch Marvelous Meadow 1Kg
The Equilibrium Munch Vitamunch Grass Blocks are made from top quality timothy grass.
Enriched with essential vitamins, minerals and herbs. Available in two tasty varieties, the blocks can be fed in a small feed bowl or the vitamunch net, ideal for hanging in the stable.
Varieties; Heavenly Hedgerow with added Rosehips, Hawthorn Leaf and Cleavers or Marvellous Meadow with added Dandelion, Red Clover and Nettle.
A super tasty treat that provides 50% of the published daily requirement of essential nutrients.
Low in sugar and high in fibre makes them suitable for use as a boredom breaker for horses and ponies that are prone to laminitis or obesity.
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