bag return

At PelletBeds we care about the environment.  Our natural British Straw is grown locally and we are the only bedding company that will take back your used bags (for free) to wash and reuse; reducing plastic waste, whilst giving you back 10p per bag or up to £5 per bulk bag!

natural, soft, sustainable British Straw

up to 3x MORE ABSORBENT THAN SHAVINGS, 2x WOOD PELLETS

PelletBeds® are a range of Premium ‘Soft’ Straw Pellet Bedding made specifically for horses from 100% natural, sustainable British Wheat and Miscanthus Straw with NO pelleting additives.

PelletBeds are made with horse welfare, comfort and the environment in mind with straw being a truly sustainable annual crop left over from harvest.

PelletBeds are made ‘soft’ using 100% long,  springy straw fibres, which reduces the possibility of pellets being eaten, minimises dust and helps keeps hoofs healthy. PelletBeds are also the only bedding to receive a DEFRA approved, anti-bacterial treatment ‘Protek’ which helps keeps your horse protected from bacteria, viruses and fungi etc..

In comparison  ‘hard’ wood or straw ‘fuel’ pellets which are commonly sold as bedding….. are made for burning from fine dust for better combustion and contain bonding additives to keep the pellets hard during transport and storage.

PelletBeds® have been independently verified as the MOST absorbent bedding available; (Bangor University 2013) being capable of absorbing up to 3x the capacity of wood shavings or over 2x wood pellets.

We are also proud to be the first Zero waste bedding company with all our bags being returnable and reusable…and you will receive money off your next purchase.

PelletBeds® are easy to use & long lasting, requiring half the time to maintain, while lasting twice as long. Unlike ‘hard’ wood or straw ‘fuel’ pellets, they are soft so do not require soaking before use. The used bedding will also decompose quickly, ~10x faster than wood products, adding nutrients to the soil.

PelletBeds are made from sustainable, locally sourced British Straw and Miscanthus; with each ton absorbing up to 3.4 tons of CO2 as it grows annually

Unlike wood pellets or shavings; PelletBeds do not require the destruction of forests; it takes 3 trees to make 1t of wood pellets which then require carbon intensive drying and transport to process.

Our own Warwickshire factory is ideally situated in the middle of the country and we offer FREE delivery, using small 7.5t trucks, throughout most of Great Britain.

MADE FOR BEDDING....NOT BURNING!

SOFTER PELLETS; NO SOAKING REQUIRED

PELLETS MADE FOR BEDDING!

NO SOAKING REQUIRED

EQUINE PRO

OUR 'PRO' RANGE OUTPERFORMS ALL OTHER BEDDING

Why PelletBeds

soft, super absorbent, low dust equine bedding

WHY PELLETBEDS

Established over 20 years ago, we are the original and largest manufacturer of equine pellet bedding in the UK, using only locally sourced, fully traceable British Straw. We are also the only company offering pellets made specifically for bedding in returnable sustainable packaging.

PelletBeds are unique and have been independently verified, by Bangor University, as the most absorbent bedding on the market. PelletBeds are also the only bedding to receive a Defra approved antibacterial treatment.

PelletBeds® have been developed to keep your horse healthy and comfortable. During our unique process, straw is chopped; dedusted, then steam sterilised & soft pelleted. The pellets are cooled, then finally, before packaging, receive a unique, Defra approved, anti-bacterial treatment ‘Protek‘ to help minimise stable bacteria & odours . Our pellet bedding regularly undergoes microbiological analysis to ensure it is in perfect condition prior to despatch.

Our products are sustainable and environmentally friendly. Straw grows annually, unlike wood does not require drying/processing and our packaging is returnable and reusable. After use  PelletBeds will compost quickly (reducing disposal costs) without harming the soil.

PelletBeds will last much longer than traditional shavings, chopped straw or wood pellet bedding and with less time required to ‘muck out’, offer a healthy, cost effective solution to stabling horses.

MISCANTHUS STRAW

OUR EQUINE 'PRO' IS THE MOST ABSORBENT BEDDING ON THE MARKET

GREATER ABSORBENCY

3x MORE ABSORBENT THAN SHAVINGS; 2x WOOD PELLETS

Our pellet bedding has been independently verified, by Bangor University, as the most absorbent bedding on the market. PelletBeds are also made soft so will open easily without soaking, further increasing there absorbency over wood ‘fuel’ pellets, which are made hard and require time consuming ‘soaking’ before use

Equine Pro 570ml
Equine Max 315ml
Wood Pellets 270ml
Flax 262ml
Shredded Wood 244ml
Wood Shavings 182ml
Results based on ml of water absorbed by 100g of each product

LESS DUST

LONG SPRINGY STRAW FIBRES

LESS DUST

PelletBeds are made specifically for horses from long springy straw fibres which are on average ~ 10x larger than wood pellet particles.

As wood and straw fuel pellets are made for combustion they have to be made from small dust particles.  The bsl ENplus A1 Wood Fuel Pellet standard requires that ‘95% of particles in wood pellets must be less than 2 mm….and 60% less than 1 mm….!!!!’)  These fuel pellets are also made very hard (for combustion and transport reasons) so require excessive watering to open.

Some pellets may also contain pelleting additives such as caustic (sodium hydroxide) which are harmful to horses.

We manufacture all our pellets at our own UK production facility, shipping directly to consumers. This insures we can constantly monitor our pellet quality and minimise dust created through handling.

See our “How To Use’ page to see how we can make your job of mucking out a whole lot easier.

SOFTER PELLETS

REQUIRES LESS WATERING

'PROTEK' PROTECTION

KILLS 99.99% OF ALL BACTERIA

PelletBeds are the only equine bedding to receive a Defra approved anti-bacterial treatment.

PelletBeds are heated to ~ 100C, then are further protected using ‘Protek’ EnviroCair anti-bacterial treatment. ‘Protek’ EnviroCair Veterinary concentrate is a DEFRA approved and AHVLA tested, long acting anti-bacterial treatment which is proven to kill 99.999% of bacteria, viruses, fungi, spores and moulds, then Goes on protecting for up to 14 days…..

Protek EnviroCair Veterinary concentrate is fully approved for competition horses.

DEFRA APPROVED

AHVLA TESTED
Equine Max

1000kg (Free Delivery)

£339.95 Add to basket

LOCALLY GROWN SUSTAINABLE BRITISH STRAW

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY

SUSTAINABLE BRITISH STRAW

We care about the environment.

PelletBeds are made from Natural British Straw and Miscanthus which is sourced locally to minimise transport, then processed efficiently, before being despatched directly to you.

We are the first bedding company to offer Zero waste with all our bags reusable and returnable for free to receive money off your next purchase.

As straw is a sustainable residues from annual crop production it does not require the destruction of forests and as is also naturally dry it does not require excessive energy to dry before being processed.

Straw and miscanthus are also carbon negative annually; capturing up to 3.4t of CO2 per t as they grow

Trees in comparison require over 20 years to grow and reabsorb the carbon emitted when one is cut down for bedding….

We believe trees are a valuable environmental resource which have to be managed carefully. The UK has only 13% tree cover compared to a European average of 46% and currently over 88% of the wood used in the UK has to imported (Worlds 2nd largest)…..this is clearly unsustainable….

REMOVE, REDUCE, REUSE & RECYCLE (RRRR) PLASTIC!! WITH PELLETBEDS NEW 'ZERO WASTE' BAGS - RETURN REUSABLE BAGS 'FOR FREE' AND GET UP TO £6.50 OFF! YOUR NEXT ORDER
  1. Cut short end of coloured thread and put to remove carefully
  2. Fold undamaged bags into a used bag.
  3. When the bag is full with used bags (minimum 60 bags) email: RRRR@pelletbeds.com
  4. We will reply with a prepaid label to print and attach to the bag.
  5. Then simply drop the bag at a post office within 5 days
  6. Once we receive used bags we will email you a discount code.
bag return

MADE IN THE UK

FROM BRITISH STRAW

WEEKLY QUANTITY CALCULATOR

For an average stable (12ft by 12ft) you will need 8x15kg bags to start the bed.  Use the tool below to work out how many additional bags of PelletBeds you will require per week.

PelletBeds® are easy to use & long lasting; they require half the time & storage (before and after) of baled products, while last twice as long. The used bedding will decompose quickly, ~10x faster than wood products, adding nutrients to the soil.

EASY TO USE

50% LESS TIME

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