Here is a picture of Kwintus our Friesian stallion. He is a 5 year old ster stallion who has been making a name for himself in the Friesian show world. For the last two years he has been the National Champion Jr Stallion in Hand as well as National Champion Stallion at Liberty. He isn't just a pretty face either. He has many firsts in both riding and driving. We raise Friesians and use Woody Pet in our mare and foal stalls. We also are using Woody Pet in our USDA CEM quarantine barn for imported mares. Thanks for an excellent product.
Sue and Gary, NY - Feb.2008
We really like your product for use in our horse trailer.
Mary S, OK - Aug.2007
I am located in Las Vegas and I absolutely love your product and have used it before when I lived in Oklahoma.
Amanda B, NV - Aug.2007
Got a sample from a friend. Love it.
Amy H, MO - Jul.2007
I live near Perth, Western Australia. I recently bought Woody Pet and I replaced my horses bedding with Woody Pet (as she is allergic to dust) and it has been wonderful. She has stopped coughing.
Karen L - Jul.2007
I am looking for the nearest source for your Woody Pet horse bedding product. I purchase by the pallet. Love your product.
Kathy B, MA - Jul.2007
I am down to my last 3 bags of Woody Pet. Please tell me where I can find it now. I bought enough last fall to get me up to now. I love your Woody Pet, it is the BEST!
Marianne S, NY - Jul.2007
I take care of about 19 cats and a Husky that have been injured or dumped. My Vet suggested that I use your product for litter in place of the clay stuff. I purchased your product at ... I think your product is great.
Bud B, KS - Jun.2007
I moved here last summer from NJ and always used Woody Pet for my rabbits and other small animals. It is great and cuts down on the smell a ton! I would love to find someone here that sells it as well. Thanks
Danielle, GA - Jul.2007
I learned about Woody Pet through the local rabbit rescue, Bunny Buddies. They are very protective of their rabbits, pets and fosters, and they very much like Woody Pet. They sell it to their members and provide it for free for the fosters. Thank you again for allowing me access to your information and product.
Debbie H, TX - Jul.2007
This is THE ONLY product my cat will use and it is FAR BETTER than anything available in the pet stores!! Is it possible to have the product shipped to me? I wish you all did online direct sales!!
Elle S, TX - Jun.2007
I LOVE it for my animals. I tried the Equine fresh pellets and it does not work as well, my kennel is now a mess of dust from the equine fresh. I NEED this woody pet for my dogs litter boxes. I had to purchase some Tidy cats to try out but I just don't think it will work as well.
Jessie, ND - Jun.2007
I found your product when living in California. I love it, but I am moving to Florida and would like to find a dealer where I can purchase your product.
Judy F, CA - Jun.2007
A friend of mine has a Lusitano stallion and he has been having a horrible time with hives. She has tried everything....as a last resort she had the barn people strip the stall of shavings/sawdust and cleaned it thoroughly...then put in woody pet. Two days later the hives were gone!!! She is going to gradually decrease his medication and see if the woody pet
is the definitive answer. We all hope so!!
Ingrid S, WA - Mar.2007
I just wanted to thank you for you product, and tell you how great it is! I have 7 indoor cats and was spending over $100 a month for feline pine, when I saw your product in my local feed and supply and it is exactly the same!!! I now spend $5 a month and my cats like it more! Thanks again for a great product!
Corrine C, PA - Nov.2006
Thank you so much for your very informative reply to my questions! I was most impressed. I love your product and have been using it for all my horses ever since first trying it a year ago for my 29 year old horse with Cushings Disease who was prone to laminitis. His comfort and joy at his new bedding is what sold me initially; now I have learned to appreciate other qualities about it as well.
Grace S, NY - Nov.2006
All the other stall bedding products I've tried stain my white horses. After a few days they get a reddish brown stain from laying in the bedding. You may already know this. I believe this is important information and should be included on your package. I would like to order a pallet or two and have it delivered.
Gail Z, PA - Oct.2006
I had some experience with the Lonestar pellets. I was going to be a dealer for them until I tried them myself and realized how awful they were. I think I mentioned that I raise guinea pigs. I still have the dust from those pellets all over my caviary. What a nightmare.
I love Woody Pet - I no longer have a issue with dust with the guinea pigs OR the horses. And, there is NO comparison
to shavings - these pellets are so far superior in every way to shavings. And, what you have left is pure compost - I have this all over my property now and it is all biodegradable and breaks down much faster than shavings,
plus you lose so much less product when cleaning a stall, never mind that you can clean a stall in half the time. And, by the way, these pellets are excellent for foaling stalls.
Kay S, TX - Oct.2006
I have to tell you ... Woody Pet bedding is the best ever! I ran out of my last pallet so I bought the stuff called Equine Fresh. This product is NOT THE SAME as Woody Pet Bedding, no where close. As a matter of fact, I just returned 7 of the 10 bags I bought. The other product claims all sorts of things, one thing is dust free. My barn is so dusty after using just a few bags. This is what started my mission of finding Woody Pet quickly. I am so excited that I found it locally! I have been using Woody Pet now for about 5 years and would not use anything else in my barn. The other stuff just does not work. Woody Pet absorbs better, controls odor better and dust, well, what dust! Thanks for making such a great product and keep it coming!
Rebecca S, VA - Oct.2006
I was first introduced to Woody Pet Professional Pet Bedding from one our stall boarders. We saw what a difference it made in her horses' stalls. We use sand in our stalls; however some of our horses still make mud holes in their stalls, especially when they have to spend long periods of time in them. We tried traditional shavings but there is so much waste. Woody Pet really improved the quality of our stalls for our horses. And saved us money. Now all of boarders use this product. You can use Woody Pet alone or you can mix it with shavings. i prefer to use it alone.
Woody Pet has been a money saving product for us. I use less Woody Pet than I was using with shavings. Also it has improved the quality of stall area for my horses. Now my stalls stay cleaner longer. It is the best pet bedding I have found to put in my stalls.
Dianne C - Nov.2004
Just a few months ago, after a long and frustrating winter using pine
shavings for my four horses' barn, we discovered the woody pet. It's just
amazing how well it works. Besides saving us a lot of money, the odor from
my horses urine is undetectable and the flies are not as troublesome as
M. Rogers - Aug.2004
I recently started using Woody Pet because I work at our local tack store
and had heard so much about this stuff from the customers and because I am
the biggest skeptic around and wanted to prove them wrong I bought some for
my worst horse!!! Well I followed the directions to give it a fair chance (
according to my husband direction reading is not something I do !) I put it
in the stall and it looked like granola.. I say to myself this will never do
... I added water but a few hours later it looked the same . I had to go to
bed........ the next day I went in the barn fully expecting to put the
regular bedding in but when I opened the barn door I
was hit in the face with that wonderful pine smell from only the one stall
... I ran over to the stall looked in and here was my big 17.3 gelding
standing in bedding over his ankles!!!!!!! I ran back in the house like a
child at Christmas telling my husband that sorcery had been performed in the
barn last night because I still have no explanation for it!!!!! Now all 4 of
my horses on it and I love it! I have however tried some others but there is
absolutely no comparison!
Laurie, OH - May 2004
Dear folks at woody pet.
I Love your bedding. I will never use the infamous wood chips again. Woody pet has cut my work in half. Caring after 5 horses and working a 18 hr a day job is tough. It became more simplistic since using your product. everything comes up easier, no more wasting bedding, and the stalls stay dry. I did a test of my own between my brand of wood chips and woody pet.
You won!!! woody pet is cheaper and lasts 2 weeks longer. saving me a lot of $$$$$. Which Id rather spend on hay and feed.
So to cut this short.. Thank you!!!!
You are the GODS of Bedding, WHAT IS NEXT?
I live in Northern Connecticut and in this area winters can be very
difficult. We are never quite sure what is going to be in store for us. It
can be below zero and windy one day, and 60 degrees and raining the next.
This winter has been no exception. During December we received record
rainfall and experienced (way) below normal temperatures. I have two
animals at home both share pasture turnout, and the barn has two stalls that
are left open so they are able to go in and out at will. As you know, in
winter if it rains after the ground has frozen, you end up with water and
mud. My pasture flooded and the stalls were in terrible shape. No matter
how often I cleaned them, how much lime I put down and how many bales of
shavings I put in them, I could not fight the odor and dampness. I was at
my wits end. I decided to research other bedding options and came across
information on your product. I called my local feed store and found that
they carried your products. It has been three days since I began using the
Woody Pet bedding and stall deodorizer in conjunction with shavings. I am
absolutely amazed at the change in the stall condition. There is NO odor in
the barn. Cleaning time is cut in half due to the way in which the wet
spots stay together and most important, the animals are happy. The
temperature has dropped into the single digits now and they are spending
twice as much time in the stalls to stay out of the wind. Even with the
increased stall use, the stalls are clean, dry and warm.
In closing I would like to thank you for making this fine product available.
Thank-you for the quick response. We have 15 horses and have been
dealing with ridiculously wet stalls. It seemed like no matter how much
shavings or stall dry we used nothing was doing the job. My sister and I
have been eyeballing your product for a while but was un-sure because of the
initial set up cost. Long story short, we tried it and now Love it. Our
stalls are so dry it is like it's Summertime and not to mention the odor
We went to the store today to buy some more and the cashier greeted us with
"I see you have the best kept secret around here" she's right. Anyways,
thanks for making such a great product and I am going to leave a testimonial
on your website.
Thanks so much, there are 4 or 5 people at our barn that have switched
to Woody Pet from shavings and all like it especially us. Our horse's
hooves had been giving us fits with thrush, he is so susceptible to it and
it was getting out of hand, but since we switched to your product it is
virtually gone !!!!! And picking is so much easier than with the shavings
words cannot express how much we like Woody Pet, it doesn't stick to his
blankets and he does not get any more urine stains on his front socks
either, this stuff is something else! The part I like the best is that I am
not throwing out what I have paid for with the manure, only the manure, and
that is great
I have used your bedding with the wetter horses and I love it. I had tried another brand and it just wasn't the same. I had to strip the stall and start over with your product. Thank you
Last Friday I purchased 14 bags of WoodyPet and I was sold by its ability within the first 24 hours. Now it has been 6 days and I LOVE IT. At first I was a little apprehensive because I have only been able to put 14 bags of shavings in the back of my truck...hence why I ordered 14. When it took up such a small area I thought I had been had by false advertising. Now I find that I will be a loyal customer from now on. Thank you.
Donna, MO - Oct.2003
You have no idea how much $$ Woody Pet has saved me! Well, you probably do. I've been buying Pine Fresh at $9.50 per 20 lb bag, and going through 40 pounds a week. Have you ever given thought to attending cat shows in order to promote/sell your product and recruit dealers? We have one coming up really soon (2 weeks) and you could sell a TON of this there. The other wood pellet litter that is sometimes at this show sells for $14.00 per 40 pounds if multiple bags are purchased.
I think it would be a great opportunity for you! I"ve already turned my friends on to the product but there are many people to reach.
Traci J - Oct.2003
I swear I have the most disgusting horse in the world. I used to have to strip his stable twice a week. I found Woodypet and have replaced all the bedding in all my stables. Now I can muck out all six stables on my own in record time and the amount of waste removed is less than half. It is saving me heaps as I don't have to employ anyone anymore ....... and I'm in a wheelchair.
Mary, Western Australia - Sep.2003
My husband and I own and operate an equine facility in west-central Indiana. Although we provide a myriad of services, our focus is boarding
and training. We may not have multi-million dollar horses in our barn but nonetheless, their comfort and health are paramount.
I am another skeptic who waited too long to try your product. Last Friday, July 11th, I purchased 6 bags of Woody Pet and decided to test it
on one of the(wettest) mares we have here in training. I followed the instructions; took out the old bedding, then replaced the shavings with 4
bags of WP. I am happy to report that the mare’s stall is the driest in the barn. I must tell you that we pride ourselves on many things
---cleanliness of our facility being one of them, and even using shavings we are complimented on our "no-odor" barn...BUT I find your product to be a vast improvement. I am convinced that after the initial purchase, it will be cost effective as well as labor saving. I wish I had decided to use it sooner; a client's horse with heaves would have been much more comfortable. All of our stalls will now be bedded with Woody Pet.
A final word -- please do not change your manufacturing methods; this is one product that can stand up to its claims.
C. Chambers, Turning Point Equine Center - Jul.2003
Last Friday I purchased 14 bags of Woody Pet and I was sold by its ability within the first 24 hours. Now it has been 6 days and I LOVE IT. At
first I was a little apprehensive because I have only been able to put 14 bags of shavings in the back of my truck...hence why I ordered 14. When
it took up such a small area I thought I had been had by false advertising. Now I find that I will be a loyal customer from now on.
Donna J, MO - Jun.2003
I received the information you sent; thank you so much for resending it to ensure I did indeed receive it.
Thanks, also, for such a WONDERFUL product! I cannot tell you how much we appreciate Woody Pet and this is before we acquire yet another kitty (right now, we only have one but we will have another in a couple more weeks). One of my biggest complaints about cats is the litter box, however, with Woody Pet, this issue has been taken care of.
Tammy - May 2003
A while back I e-mailed you to ask about Woody Pet for my pet bunny.
I did purchase the product and I have to say it is fantastic!!!! It has
totally solved my problem with a solid bottom cage. Thank you so much. I
will recommend your product to anyone I know with small pets. I know this
will not make or break your business, as I am sure most of your customers
have large animals with large needs. I just wanted to let you know that I
think it is great.
Carolee H, NY - May 2003
It has been a year since I heard about your product. I tired to find it then
but it was not available locally. Finally I have gotten to try it as Southern
States now carries it. I love it. I bought several bags after our torrential
rains because one of my stalls had flooded. The Woody Pet absorbed all the
water and then, when the rains stopped, I stripped that out and re-bedded with
Woody Pet. I now use it in both stalls. It saves so much work! No more heavy
Now, I have a few requests. First, please make sure Southern States continues
to stock the product. A sales clerk tried to tell me that no one was buying it.
Second, please make an ergonomic version of your fork. I have a regular fork
in an ergonomic version and it really helps my back. I bet the rest of your
customers would like it too.
I have recommended Woody Pet to my horse friends, my trainer, and my horse club
(Rockville, VA chapter of Old Peoples' Riding Club). It's a great product.
Katherine H. - May 2003
Thank you so much for your response! I still can't thank your company enough
for finding such a terrific solution to horseman's greatest challenge!
I will never put anything else in my horses stalls!!
Cheryl - Mar.2003
February 21, 2003
Hi, I just purchased woody pet and
put it in my stalls immediately to
try it. I have 3 fillies I stall on
some days and they would become a
horrible mess when I would use pine
shavings or hay. The mess was awful,
and smelly, needless to say the white
on my fillies wasn't white anymore,
and my new barn was starting to smell
like urine!!! I stalled my filly's
overnight on the woody pet shavings
just to see what it would do. I must
say: "I AM IMPRESSED!" I
am going today and buy 20 more bags.
I have a mare that is due to foal
soon, and I plan on using woody pet
for the brooding pen. It is sterile
and stays dry and clean. The clean
up time in my filly's stalls was cut
in 1/2, and the clean up was easy.
I plan on buying one of the forks
to use also. Thanks Woody Pet for
making my love for horses even lovelier!
Thanks Woody Pet!
February 10, 2003
I went to TSC in Mansfield and got
40 bags. We used it last year and
loved it. Yes, it saves on a lot of
stall cleaning and smell. We have
five horses and it saves a lot of
time also. Thank-you for inventing
P.S. and it is easy to handle!!!!!
HAVE A NICE DAY!!
February 3, 2003
I don't know if you'll remember me
from last fall, but I had the two
stall mattresses shipped up to Yellowknife.
Just wanted to let you know that I
am delighted with this system! We
are in the deep freeze here (-37 this
morning), and the stall mattress keeps
my horse's floor in our unheated barn
above zero - the water that splashes
from his bucket doesn't freeze on
it as it does with the other stalls.
In addition, the continuous surface
means no urine seeps down between
the mats, so my horse isn't breathing
ammonia in his stall, as he used to
be. It seems to take less bedding,
as well, to keep his stall clean.
I wish all the horses had stall mattresses,
and wanted to say thanks for a great
January 20, 2003
I have a petsmart right down the
street but I would rather drive 30
minutes away to the Tractor Supply
company to get Woody Pet! What a great
Product! We have 5 Guinea Pigs, 1
hamster, 1 rat and a Chinchilla. I
have used the alpine and the gray
biodegradable paper litter....EWE
is all I can say. I purchased Woody
Pet because I was visiting the store
and they had no other litter at the
time. I was very skeptical however
after the first try, I was sold. It
controls odor and lasts longer than
the conventional litter. I can also
use a shopvac to clean the cage and
this saves my back from lifting and
dumping heavy cages.
I love my children and they love
their pets. Woody Pet has made it
easier for me to love them too.
January 6, 2003
Why haven't I been using Woody pet
all along? My local TSC was out of
shavings and I read the Woody Pet
bag....still skeptical I came online
and read all the reviews on this web
page and others. Everything I read
sounded wonderful, so I purchased
6 bags of Woody Pet. I have one horse
right now in a 10 x 10 stall. She
is turned out most days. This bedding
is amazing. It took almost 2 weeks
for me to reach the proper moisture
point since she is not stalled constantly.
My stall cleaning time is a fraction
of what it was with shavings and in
2 weeks I have only made 2 trips to
the manure pile with the wheelbarrow!
I am a Veterinarian so I was concerned
about the health aspects of a bedding
switch. It cushions well, isn't dusty,
she doesn't eat it and her feet look
fabulous. Thank you for making such
a wonderful product.
December 30, 2002
Just got back from taking care of
my 2 horses. I open up one of my woodypet
bags, saw your address and decided
to email you.. I just want to tell
you, I LOVE YOU PRODUCT.... All of
these years I used straw, and everyday
had to clean out wet, dirty straw,
had horses with manure on them, manure
on me after cleaning out these stalls.......
just had a mess and hated it. A local
man sells horse products,Jim Braunbeck,
Fombell, Pennsylvania..... carries
the woodypet, told me about how great
it is, was a little hesitant at first,
but now am hooked. Only takes me minutes
to clean out stalls, have happy clean
horses, cheaper than straw, and the
most important thing is how happy
I am...! Telling everyone that I know
who has horses, about your product.
Sincerely, A Happy Customer...
December 11, 2002
Just want you to know how extremely
pleased I am with your product! Wish
I'd switched to it two years ago when
I got my horse - I would have saved
a fortune in shavings cost! I stripped
stall and put in 5 bags and let her
fluff! Took two weeks to get the uniform
moisture level (my horse is in only
at night.) Instead of 1 to 2 muck
buckets out per day, I was taking
out 1/4!! The last two days, I have
started taking out the saturated wet
bedding (still only about 1/3 a muck
bucket) and mixing in handfuls of
woody pet...I'm now waiting to see
what happens when they fluff. The
best part is the thick, cushiony stall
my mare has been enjoying - she seems
to be resting better at night.
A happy customer!
December 10, 2002
I have tried your bedding and love
it! it has made a big difference in
the 4 stalls I have tried it in. When
my 23 stall show barn is completed
I will be using nothing but woody
Thanks so much, Tamara
December 6, 2002
I have been using Woodypet with my
three horses for the past 18 months.
Two of my horses can trash a stall
an hour after it's been cleaned. By
reducing my bedding costs over 40%
Woodypet has enabled me to afford,
barely, my horses. As two of my horses
are rescued thoroughbreds who probably
would have ended up in dog food cans
keeping them is very important to
December 3, 2002
Woody Pet is A- Number -One in my
book. Cages are dry, no odor, no dust,
going on a week now, have not had
to clean. It saves me much time, and
keeps my little guys ( pet rats) dry
and comfortable. I will recommend
it to all my friends! Great product,
keep up the good work!
November 28, 2002
This is my third year of using Woody
Pet. I would not want to use anything
else in my horse stalls - it is cleaner,
drier, and less odor, and less to
clean out. A finer tine fork is a
great idea - some of the manure gets
broken into small pieces and falls
out of my fork. Thanks for a great
October 23, 2002
I purchased 10 bags of your products
last Friday, 6 of which I put down
in the stall over rubber mats. Within
minutes the barn smelled clean. My
2 year old gelding was a mess every
morning, between the wet and the manure
all over him it was awful he was a
mess. Since using your product no
more wet horse, wet stalls, and the
ammonia and manure smell is gone.
Everyone who comes to my barn who
knows what a slob Toby (the gelding)
is can't believe the difference. My
morning chore time is cut in half,
leaving more time just to be with
Connie from Bay Creek Stables was
so informative on the product and
answered all my questions.
October 17th, 2002
To Whom It May Concern,
In reading your testimonials I noticed
they are ALL are in regards to horses.
I want to pass on to you and to all
rabbit breeders how fantastic of a
product this is for rabbits, ferrets,
guinea pigs, and other small pets.
I have been fortunate to have a dealer
within driving distance and I could
not be more pleased. This product
cuts my time in half when it comes
to cleaning cages and virtually eliminates
odors. . All twenty plus rabbits are
kept in a spare room in my house and
when I have company I always hear
in amazement, "How do you make
it so they don't smell"? That
is simple, "Woody Pet".
Until recently, however, I never
knew to what depth I could count on
Woody Pet. When I had to leave unexpectedly
for a family emergency my husband
became in charge of taking care of
my pets. I returned 4 days later,
and expecting the worst walked down
the hall to find I could not smell
any odor, still. I then figured he
had cleaned the cages. I was amazed
to find he had not. The Woody Pet
kept absorbing and hiding the order
even with no cleanings for four days.
Thank you for such a great product.
I can honesty tell people what a wonderful
product it is and know I am being
DJ's Lions Den
Santa Rosa, CA
October 3, 2002
The shipment arrived fine after all.
We have used it in half our stalls
this week and our stable girl loves
it too. We can clean three times the
number of stalls in the same amount
of muck bucket or spreader space compared
to Magnum, it seems to be fluffier
once wetted and needs less moisture
to fluff up...it is lighter in color
and easier to pick a stall.
September 12, 2002
Dear Mike, just an update of Woodypet
Horse Bedding and the Wayne Co. NY
fair. Our 4H horse club ,"Stars
Of Christmas Hill" participated
in a week long competition. part of
the competition involved herdsmanship.
For a solid week the kids had to maintain
a clean horse stall from 7am inspection
to 8pm inspection. Needless to say
we decided to use Woodypet as our
bedding while everyone else used traditional
bagged shavings. At the end of a very
long week and in spite of day time
temperatures averaging 85 degrees
plus, my daughter took 1st place.
I will forward pictures . My daughter
feels strongly that Woodypet gave
her the edge and the judges took notice
of a clean white stall, smelling sweet
for a solid week. Thank you again
for a great product!!!
Sincerely H Bernard
August 29, 2002
I enjoy this product very much. I
have a horse with asthma/allergies
that sneezed and coughed constantly
and now he is a 20 year old going
on 5 He is very active now. We considered
putting him down until this product
came along, it is a blessing for him
and for me. Thank you!!!
August 20, 2002
To whoever handles sales:
First let me say congratulations
on your product and the service you
provide here in Victoria. I met your
rep Gaye at the Melbourne 3DE a few
months ago and was amused and interested
with her display and explanation of
the unusual product she had. (By the
way not many people managed to leave
there without meeting her happy smile
and witty demo).
Convinced that my horses could "not
survive on any other bedding" I conceded
and gave her a call 3 weeks ago. Within
1 day my horses were standing on this
new age bedding. Gay came and helped
us set up 4 stalls in around 20 minutes
and we were very impressed. It has
now been 3 weeks and we are yet to
add any of the remaining 10 bags and
plan to take them with us when we
do the show circuit. Our stable area
has taken on a clean smell and our
garden is happier with the waste.
We will continue using Woody Pet
as it has proven to us that everything
we have been told is correct.
Another happy user from Aussie.
July 25, 2002
I foaled both of my QH mares on
your bedding this year and was THRILLED
with the results. The stalls stayed
soooo much cleaner, with less dust,
mess, odor and waste to dispose of.
I've always used straw for the first
couple of weeks after foaling, and
just dread having to clean those stalls.
YUCK! It seems like I ended up completely
stripping the stall at least once
a day, and my compost pile grew exponentially!
So, you can see why I was so happy
with the Woody Pet bedding. When the
Vet came out to check the foals, he
was super impressed with the bedding,
too. He had never seen it used to
foal on before, and thought it was
a lot cleaner and healthier for the
foals. (Whew, it passed the vet check!)
Now, many of the farms around us use
it! My trainer even started using
it for one of their horses that has
severe allergies, and it has helped
his skin problems.
June 18, 2002
I had the pleasure of meeting two
of your reps at the Rochester, NY
equine affair over the past weekend.
I must say I was a little hesitant
but I was totally fed up with the
cost of and maintenance of conventional
wood bedding. therefore with their
guidance I purchased enough WoodyPet
to cover two horse stalls 12 x 12
(10- 30 lb bags @ $3.85 ea) and went
home to totally stripped and install
WoodyPet that very same day!
It has been 4 days now and I am a
confirmed WoodyPet customer!!!!! all
your claims are true. The absorbency
of your beautiful product is amazing.
We have cut our daily stall cleaning
to about 5-10 mins a day. As my 11
year old daughter exclaimed "look
mom watch the wet spot disappear!!!!"
and I might also add the disgusting
ammonia smell is gone as well. I am
spreading the word on this product
to a few of our horsey friends that
are building new barns. WoodyPet is
a must if you like clean, sweet smelling,
cost effective stall bedding and my
My Sincerest Thanks
June 11, 2002
I have been using Woody Pet for
a while now and absolutely love it.
I even did a test to see which lasted
longer in a stall - Woody Pet or shavings.
Within a week I was stripping out
all the shavings and the Woody Pet
was still going strong. My horses
are turned out about 8 hours a day
so my stall bedding lasts even longer
than if they were in all the time.
I just add a bag of Woody Pet about
once every two weeks fluff the stall
and it is just like new. It is by
far the BEST bedding I have EVER used.
I still have a half a truckload of
shavings if anyone is interested...
May 23, 2002
Just wanted to let you know that
I'm sold on this product!!! It has
cut my clean out time in 1/2. I only
have to take out 1/2 wheelbarrow load
a day. My horse stays nice and clean
and the barn smells great! It also
helped clear up her thrush!
I'm asking other local stores to
see if they would carry it.
May 23, 2002
"I want to let you know how much
we are enjoying your crumb-rubber
footing! It has mixed well with the
sand in our arena and has helped to
keep the footing more consistent by
alleviating the hard spots that we
used to get. ... I am very glad to
have found out about your product
and been able to obtain it easily
and in a timely manner. I highly recommend
it to anyone looking for an affordable
and useful arena footing."
~Ingrid Gladics - Fox Mountain Farm,
May 16, 2002
I just browsed thru your testimonial
page. I wanted to let you know just
how happy we were/are with the product.
We started using it last November
(7 months ago) in our mares stall
she has mats down and is particularly
She also has heaves. At the time
we decided to keep her home all winter
since she was already breathing too
bad and could never survive a winter
in a big barn. She gets a herbal remedy
and Vit C but was also requiring her
bronchodilator and we were going to
have to start her steroids again.
We put the woody pet in her stall
and wet it down with a bucket of water
to start activating it. About a week
later I was remarking that she wasn't
coughing. My husband who does the
majority of their stall cleaning and
feeding just laughed. He said she
hadn't had her Brethine (bronchodilator)
for several days! 3 days after starting
the Woodypet he stopped giving her
the pills. It's May now and she hasn't
needed it all this winter. The $80
a month we spent on meds was appreciated
but seeing her breath without straining
was a blessing.
To be honest my husband and I don't
agree on how much to recycle the product.
He keeps it much moister than I do
(I like the pretty light color) but
the stall doesn't smell, her cough
is gone, no more wheezing, cleaning
is easier and the bedding is more
cushioning than shavings were. All
in all I try not to say too much since
he cleans most often.
As others remarked too, it's nicer
to have a little pile of bags than
a huge stack of shaving bags let alone
the sawdust pile. We had to drive
about a hour and a half to buy it
but it was worth it. Those 20 bags
lasted quite a while.
Thank you so much
Fair Haven MI
dealer; Lapeer Grain Elevator
April 26, 2002.
I was at the Mid-West Horse Fair
in Madison, WI last weekend and I
talked to you about the Woody Pet...I
bought 5 bags and put them in one
of my mares stalls. I just want to
say that today when I cleaned, I couldn't
believe what a difference it made!!
First of all, when I walked into the
barn this morning, it smelled very
nice, and when I went into clean her
stall it was so easy to clean! The
poop stayed on the fork while the
rest of the bedding just fell right
through and the pee spot was all soaked
up into 1 nice little pile...it was
so easy and it didn't smell at all!!
Except GREAT of course! When I put
the Woody Pet in, I didn't put any
lime down, I wanted to see if it would
get rid of the smell...well it sure
did! I had to clean the other 3 stalls
that are bedded with regular shavings
and it was a lot more work. When I
was cleaning the stall with the Woody
Pet, when I thought I was done, I
was! Instead of when you clean using
the shavings...when you think! you're
done, you pull down some of the shavings
and down roll some more "hidden treasures!"
I can't believe how easy it was to
clean using Woody Pet.
April 8, 2002
I picked some Woodypet up at Welch
Feed and Supply (Agway) in Dover,
NH. It is great stuff! I am using
it in the litter box for my eight
4.5 week old Golden Retriever puppies.
I was using shavings and they were
everywhere and the box was a mess
and the puppies were a mess. The Woodypet
is so nice and tidy and the little
buggers caught on to the new "potty"
really quickly. The box and puppies
are staying clean too! Woodypet is
a great product and I will be recommending
it to all my breeder friends as well
as my puppy families who want to use
this as part of their housebreaking.
Thank you for providing the info!
April 3, 2002
Thank you so much for the info. I
am dealing with the Ephrata Agway
and I wanted to let you know how helpful
they were. Dave was the salesman I
spoke to on the phone. He was really
great! When we got to the store and
asked to see the Woody in action he
allowed us to visit the barn of one
of the employees who uses it. That
was invaluable in helping us to decide
to purchase your product. Those guys
deserve a gold star!!! I wanted to
let you know that we are really happy
with Woody Pet and it is thanks to
the staff at Ephrata Agway.
April 2, 2002
I just had to write to tell you how
happy I am with the Woody Pet. I have
to admit I was the most skeptical
person on the planet, but was sold
after using it just a few days! I
don't have to tell you how it's cut
down my manure pile, reduced ammonia
(it's practically non-existent!) or
cut my chore time in half. But I have
told everyone I know! I think I have
single handedly converted the entire
NY Palomino Association into loyal
users! Yesterday, I convinced another
breeder to use it. She couldn't believe
how clean my barn smelled! AS I sat
there talking to her, I realized there
hasn't been a single person I've talked
to that hasn't switched to Woody Pet!
-And I'm talking all over the country!
Just wanted to introduce myself -
New York's biggest promoter of Woody
Pet! Wish I had stock in the company!
Keep up the good work!
March 5, 2002
Well we tried it out on our Clydesdale
horse of 9 months old, and I am very
impressed, feathers are staying white,
cleaning of the stall much easier,
and Big Scott is cleaner. I am very
impressed with your product, I feel
cost will be less than straw and sawdust,
the main cost is MY labor, less time
in the stalls, more time to enjoy
January 7, 2002
I was introduced to your product
at a horse trade show and I recently
used your product. I bought a pallet
and a fork just to try.
I have 2 Belgian draft horses (1
very messy gelding) and a pony. Previously
I had to strip the gelding's stall
every other day. Every time he laid
down, he was wet and dirty. I was
putting in over 2 wheelbarrows of
sawdust every other day. Now there
are almost no odors to my barn, with
the exception of freshly sawn wood.
The pallet takes up 1/5 the area of
the former sawdust pile and the product
is always dry.
The horses are always clean and dry.
I am thrilled. Five bags lasted my
gelding for about 10 days before I
needed to put one more bag in. I am
recommending it to all my draft horse
Thank you so much.
December 7, 2001
I have used the Woody Pet thin tines
fork two days now, and it is super!
My Quarterhorse Sonny has made a career
of creating a pig stye from a stall.
As a result, I have spent as long
as two hours some mornings cleaning
it. My Walking Horse Pro cannot compete
with Sonny, but he is no slouch either!
With my new fork, it only takes me
30-45 minutes to get Sonny's stall
really clean. It is like an early
I just thought you would like to
be aware of the great outcome!
November 28th, 2001
I have tried every brand of shavings
that I could find in Ocala, FL and
my 2 year old appendix gelding still
urinated and rolled in it every time
leaving him an awful smelly and wet
mess to clean up each morning. Well,
I picked up 15 bags of Woody Pet shavings
from TSC in Ocala yesterday afternoon
and rebedded one stall, his stall,
to try it. Lo and behold, he was dry
this morning and doesn't smell in
the slightest!!! I am going back to
TSC and loading up our horse trailer
with Woody Pet shavings this weekend.
I cannot tell you how excited I am
to finally get up in the morning to
a clean smelling appendix gelding!
Your shavings are the BEST on the
market and I will highly recommend
your product to others.
Linda S. Breslin-Dourm
Crystal River, FL
September 14, 2001
HORSE, FARM AND STALL BEDDING
Well I can honestly say I never thought
I would find myself making a testimonial
for any horse product. After working
with horses from the time I could
walk I am the ultimate skeptic on
any new boom products the market comes
up with. From the show ring to being
the first girl apprentice jockey in
Australia in 1978 and race riding for
10 years I commenced training race horses
here in Australia for another 10 years.
My fortunate success found me in Singapore
as an assistant trainer in a barn
of 120 horses from 1998 to 2001. With
a staff of 25 it was quite a job making
sure all the horses were kept in the
best conditions most importantly their
boxes. The Singapore Turf Club allowed
us to trial many types of bedding
from all over the world until we found
the most effective product to work
with. As you can imagine we tried
everything from rice husks to paper
always going back to wood shavings
but the smell was still hard to control.
Stable coughs, thrush, skin reactions
and maintenance were time consuming
Last year the club delivered some
pellets of Woody Pet from Canada.
It came in small 15kg bags and looked
like kitty litter. 10 bags they recommended
for each box. We laughed at first
as it only just covered the floor
and our horses were used to 6 to 10
inches of shavings. Then the instructions
were to hose it down to activate the
bed. Add water to a box?? No way,
but we did and couldn't believe how
it reacted. It actually turned into
lovely white shavings of pure pine
that had never been treated with any
chemicals so skin problems and stable
coughs were out. They said leave the
urine patches in and only pick up
the droppings and turn the shavings
over as you rake. 'Mmm this will last
a week tops' we wagered but we were
wrong, even after 6 weeks our boxes
were extremely clean and we only added
1-2 bags each week. We sacked the
grooms who weren't looking after their
charges properly (a huge savings on
wages) as we only needed half the
numbers to do the boxes in quarter
of the time. The owners commented
on the fact that the smell had gone......and
we were hooked. As much as I wanted
to find fault with Woody Pet I couldn't.
Anyhow to cut a long story I came
back home to Australia and took a
great interest in studying the different
bedding available here only to find
this type of bedding was not available
here. Until NOW!!
Following Eqitana at Melbourne in
November Woody Pet will be available
in Australia. At present there are
2 places trialing the bedding and
the feedback is exactly as we found
it in Singapore, America, England
and Hong Kong where all the leading
stables are converts. It reduces the
risk of respiratory disease, reduces
the source of bacteria and is much
faster to muck out, horses coats are
cleaner, it looks great and is easy
to store. After all, the less time
mucking out gives us more time to
care for our individual horses.
So that's my story and I would not
hesitate to recommend it to any horse
person. Sports medicine and science
are things we just have to keep up
with if we are to stay ahead of the
game. If you would like any information
at all on Woody Pet please feel free
to contact me. If I didn't believe
in this I wouldn't waste my time or
yours. They have a website which is
www.woodypet.com or ring me.
I am enclosing a photo of my MFT filly
who absolutely loves your product. I
would like to know if you would be interested
in hiring "Danny" to advertise and promote
I wrote once after about 1 week of usage
and felt I needed to write again after
4 weeks of usage just to confirm that
product DOES work better than I ever
I changed the 1st stall from shavings
to Woody Pet and used 5 bags for a 9
x 11 stall. It expanded so much, I needed
to take some out after 2 weeks which
I dumped in my paddock area which is
dirt. I picked and mixed the dry over
wet everyday and was amazed that I only
had to dump the wheelbarrow with just
manure, every 3-4 days. This saves time
and there is so much LESS waste. I did
the 2nd stall 2 days later and used
5 bags again. After almost 30 days,
I stripped the first stall and started
with only 2 bags this time. It seemed
to be the right amount but I feel 2-1/2
bags will work better. In that 30 days,
I only added a total of 1 bag for each
stall. It was more than enough. With
2 horses and Woody Pet in both stalls,
the wheelbarrow got dumped every 2-3
days. Any product that became "heavy"
was put out in paddock area. Even the
barn cat likes the Woody Pet.
I believe the product works better than
I anticipated and it does save time
and cost compared to shavings. Horses
seem to approve, even though they hesitated
wetting the clean stall. That was just
the first few minutes. If you want it
to fluff right away, just sprinkle with
This sifter is unreal, I have never
seen stalls so clean, and only the waste
comes out of the stall. We have 30 stalls
and on weekends I have help, I never
feel they do as good of a job as I do,
but now with the green machine I can
even let my son do it without having
to pick the stall all over. I can see
why it will pay for itself. Plus not
to mention how easy it is to use and
not all that wear and tear on your body.
It seems to me that everything you said
about your products are true, thanks
for bringing your products to my attention.
I am a student at Olive Peirce Middle
School in Ramona. We recently did our
science fair projects. Me, owning a
horse and having her stabled had the
idea to compare three stall beddings
for my project. The beddings I used
were Woody Pet, Dry Stall and CedaRest.
After conducting the experiment I found
that Woody Pet passed the test with
flying colors. I took a 1/2 cup of bedding
and put it into a cup. I poured in 1
1/2 cups of water in with each of the
beddings and let it sit for 10 minutes.
Woody Pet absorbed 180mL (more than
a cup of the water in with the beddings).
CedaRest absorbed 330 mL and Dry Stall
absorbed 352.5 mL (both of these absorbed
almost nothing). Woody's Pet surpassed
all of the beddings. I would like to
compliment you on your excellent product.
This product truly keeps horses safe
and prevents thrush and other common
diseases. Thank you very much!!
Olive Peirce Middle School
Just to update you. I've been using
the Woody Pet bedding for almost 2 months
now and I love it. Even my husband thinks
it's great. It's so much easier to clean
than wood shavings and it's lasting
I just wanted to write on behalf of
my mom. We have raised horse for over
20 years. I now live 300 miles away
from my mom but you can be sure that
when I go home for a visit, I go help
take care of the stalls. This used to
be something I hated to do, we have
lots of very wet broodmares and cleaning
stalls each night took forever. Then
when I came home after my mom started
buying "Woody Pet" I was amazed at how
dry the stalls were. I didn't have to
help strip stalls, I just helped to
pick them out. My mom takes care of
15 horses by herself everyday. That's
15 stalls that one person has to keep
up with on a daily bases. Your product
has made this task so much easier. She
takes care of stall work in half the
time and her back isn't killing her
when she's finished. Plus there is no
"wet stall" smell to deal with.
Thanks again for coming up with such
a great product!!!!
Britney Kitchel (on behalf of Donna
Several months ago I encountered a representative
of your company while we were both at
the local equine veterinarian's office.
We were discussing horses and horse
management when they gave me a demonstration
of your product. I was certainly interested
in giving it a try.
I purchased 6 bags the following week
and rebedded one of my stalls. This
horse tends to have a particularly wet
stall. I was pleased with the results
with your product but not quite convinced
that I should invest the necessary funds
to rebed the remaining 5 stalls in my
With much trial and error, I have finally
found a suitable process, using your
product, for bedding all the stalls
in my barn. I use your product as a
base with shavings over top. This works
particularly well with the above mentioned
gelding. My shavings last 2 weeks and
I have not had to strip a stall to the
bare floor since I started using your
product. Also, the times it takes to
clean my stalls has been cut in half.
Oh, did I mention my manure pile is
much smaller than in past years??? This
is really important here in Florida
with flies/bugs being a problem all
I am extremely happy with your product.
This is the first letter I've felt compelled
to write to a company about a product
that truly lives up to what it is advertised
to do. My stalls are cleaner, dryer
and fresher smelling at much less the
cost than with any other stall products
I have worked for an equine veterinarian,
managed a hunter/jumper barn, managed
a quarter horse show barn. I tell everyone
how wonderful your product is. Thanks
for making this product and please don't
I am a veterinarian in Colorado Springs,
Colorado. My wife shows four Arabian
horses nationally. She takes care of
her barn with no outside help. Therefore,
we don't get as much "quality time"
together as I would like. PLUS, when
she is off to horse shows, guess who
gets to clean stalls?
When our local feed store mentioned
Woody pet I was intrigued. I was primarily
interested in saving time with the task.
I prepared a "test" stall and loved
it. Clean, easy, fast and odor free
bedding. My plan was to let Pat compare
this stall with her other three with
paper shavings. That didn't take long.
After just a few days of her regular
routine of cleaning the other stalls,
then cleaning the Woody Pet stall -
the decision was clear. We bought a
pallet of the product and we are now
an official Woody Pet Barn. Thank you
for the time savings and for giving
my wife and me an extra hour each evening!!
Mt. View Stables
I wanted to let you know how much we
love your Woody Pet product for our
horse stalls. The stalls with your product
are so much easier to clean with no
ammonia odor and very few flies. The
other stalls with regular shavings don't
soak up the urine as well and with pregnant
mares there is a lot of it. Also, with
your convenient bags , Storage won't
be a problem. We have your product in
matted stalls and stalls without and
it works equally well. I can't wait
to change the rest of our stalls to
your product and neither can our stall
cleaners, it is such a time saver and
fewer loads to dump.
Thank you for introducing Mt. View Stables
to your Woody Pet product.
Bobi Angelo/Jamie Angelo.
It is my pleasure to write and tell
you how much I like this product for
my stalls. I have been using it for
3 weeks now. I use it my goat pen, still
My young pinto colt comes in early so
he won't sunburn, his stall is used
twice as long as the others. Still easy
to clean, no bad smell or strong ammonia
odor. I clean only once a day, I do
not think that I will ever have to strip
my stalls again as long as I use this
product. It is more cost effective,
saves time on cleaning of stalls. Once
you clean it and turn the bad over,
make your stall level, you are done.
Mellow Acres Arabians
July 28, 1998
I am writing you to thank you for introducing
me to your new product. I have a stall
that is 10X12, with a very messy gelding
occupying it. I have had to strip his
stall every other day. I put 5 bags
of Woody Pet into his stall on the 10th
of July. The product has been in his
stall for almost 3 weeks, and still
looks great. The ammonia is almost non-existent,
and the stall is still very fluffy.
I have had only very little waste and
just the dumplings out of the stall
I was skeptical about this new product
in the beginning, but being a stable
owner we try to find better, healthier
and more cost effective products to
better our stables. We are expecting
to have a much better manure pile in
the future. The stall is much easier
to clean and saves us time and money
in that aspect also. I am planning to
switch from shavings to Woody Pet in
the immediate future.