New Names - same great Balanced Equine Minerals
Date Posted: 19 October 2018
Carol Layton at Balanced Equine has renamed several of her very popular minerals to be clearer for horse owners.
Radius Rasp makes hoof trimming easier
Author: Cynthia Cooper Date Posted: 25 September 2017
I became aware of the Radius Rasp by Evolutionary Hoofcare recently, and after a few months of trying it, I loved it so much I decided to stock them. The Radius Rasp has passed my ‘Horse Endorsed’ product testing by being a tool that works well ....
New LightRider Bitless Bridle Chinstrap Cover
Author: Cynthia Cooper Date Posted: 8 August 2017
The new LightRider Chinstrap cover is made from soft neoprene to keep the chinstrap buckle secure and padded.
The Art and Science of Feeding Horses with Carol Layton
Author: Carol Layton Date Posted: 2 July 2017
In this video presentation Carol Layton of Balanced Equine (Australia) looks at two common horse nutrition problems: Faded or sunbleached coats, and dry cracked hooves....
The Best Way to Care for your Leather Saddlery.
Author: Rick Allen Date Posted: 11 May 2016
There are three basic products that help to maintain leather tack in good order. These are saddle soap, cream conditioner and oil. I recommend Oakwood products because every saddler and leather worker I've asked, say they are the best. I've also used ...
Super Tough Round Bale Hay Nets
Author: Cynthia Cooper Date Posted: 20 April 2016
Introducing the new Super Tough 6cm Round Bale Hay Nets - the first Australian design and the best! In response to customer demand, we've decided to increase the strength of our round bale 6cm hole nets from a 48 ply twine to a 60 ply twine...
Unique Laminitis Rescue Mineral Mix
Date Posted: 23 February 2016
Developed by Carol Layton from Balanced Equine, the Laminitis Rescue mix came about after horse owners requested a mix which offers the nutrients that benefit horses who are either laminitic prone...
Exciting new grooming glove
Date Posted: 2 February 2016
The most highly anticipated and by far the best bathing AND grooming product to ever hit the market, HandsOn Gloves have arrived. With a glove on each hand, you reach beyond professional grooming excellence while naturally bonding with your animal...
What to do when horses don't like minerals!
Author: Carol Layton Date Posted: 19 November 2015
It's always a relief when owners say their horses accept the minerals straight away but it is fairly common that it doesn't work that way. Essentially you have to re-educate your horse's palate and this can take time in some horses.
Treeless Saddle pad helps high withered horses.
Author: Cynthia Cooper Date Posted: 25 September 2015
I've always recommended using a cotton saddle pad under the LightRider Bareback Pad to keep it clean, and finally, our own saddle pad is available at a very affordable price in comparison to others in the market....
Using the LightRider Bitless bridle chinstrap... or not.
Author: Cynthia Cooper Date Posted: 12 April 2015
LightRider bridles are a sidepull style of bitless, either with chinstrap action or no chinstrap action. So what’s the difference and how do you use it either way?
New Supersoft Knotless Rope Halter
Date Posted: 27 July 2018
For those who like all the qualities of superior rope but don't want knots to apply pressure, this beautiful halter is light, neat and gentle. Made from 8mm Equestrian Braided Tuff Tack rope with a poly rope noseband cover, it provides more comfort.
Which mineral supplement is best for my horse?
Rather than offering a smorgasbord of nutrients in tiny amounts per serve (the 'everything but the kitchen sink' approach), Balanced Equine mineral mixes target what is most likely too low in the diet. They use premium mineral sources backed by research,