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A few more reasons to trust
the horse bedding experts.

Horse bedding, whether pine shavings or pine
pellets, is one of the greatest expenses for any
farm owner. As farm owners ourselves, we
recognize the importance of reducing animal
bedding costs while maintaining the level of
care you require. Year after year, we remain
committed to providing the highest quality
horse bedding options at the best possible prices.

We know that horse bedding isn’t just sawdust any more and we produce only the finest quality, affordable product in the U.S.

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Mini Flake Pine Shaving
Swift Pick Pine Mini-Flake horse bedding.

Incredibly Clean!
The original mini flake pine shaving. Perfect for horse and other animal bedding. Precision textured for easy picking, kiln dried for extra absorbency! Many brands have started to call their products "easy to pick" but the fiber isn't small enough to really sift through the fork. We use our products in our barns every day -we have produced a true, absorbent, siftable yet very low dust pine shaving. Amazing!

Click here to see how easy our Swift Pick mini flake sifts.

Click here to compare our Gold Standard small flake – also easy to pick.


Guardian Gold Standard™ Small Flake
Small Flake Pine Shaving.

A small pine flake that offers incredible absorbency and siftability but with the aesthetic of a true shaving. More siftable than Premium Flake™, more volume than Swift Pick™ mini flake, our Gold Standard™ small flake shaving is the best of both worlds. When a clean, high volume wood shaving is just as important as functionality - consider
Guardian Gold! Multi-screened to control dust
leaving only the clean, beautiful, functional small
pine flakes. This is a highly compressed bag that expands to an incredible volume! Another High Quality Guardian wood shaving at an affordable price.

Click here to see how easy our Gold Standard small flake sifts.

Click here to compare our Swift Pick mini flake – also easy to pick.

Traditional Flake Pine Shaving
Guardian Premium Flake Pine Shaving

The perfect blend. A touch of small flake pine for maximum absorbency and ammonia control along with our soft, high volume medium flake shaving. Multi screened to control dust and remove any large pieces leaving only the clean, beautiful, functional pine flakes in our fiber mix. This is a highly compressed bag that expands to an incredible volume!

A truly high quality shaving at a very reasonable price. Our Premium Flake Pine Shaving is a popular flake at some of the equestrian world’s most discerning show facilities, veterinarian clinics, breeding farms, and for the equine traditionalist.

Click here to see our Premium Flake video.

high heat treated to remove oils and increase absorbancy

We have positioned our horse bedding pellet and pine shaving plants across N. America to offer great delivered pricing to most areas of the continent and abroad.  With access to the nation’s port system, we supply our premium horse bedding products to horse loving countries throughout the world!

The same high quality, closely monitored manufacturing process is used at every Guardian Horse Bedding plant providing the consistency that is so important to every horse owner: texture, low dust, functional, clean, safe and beautiful wood shavings and pine pellet products that you can count on every time.

The owners and staff of Equustock, LLC are horse owners.  We use our horse bedding products in our own horse stalls every day. We are confident no matter what you or your customers require, we manufacture the perfect horse bedding.

Pine is hands down, the best absorbent material for high ammonia animal applications.  Equustock specializes in production of litter and bedding specifically engineered to manage ammonia.  While cedar is often thought a better mosquito repellent, it also brings risk of allergens not present with pine.  For more information about the benefits of pine in repelling mosquitos read this publication by the U.S. Department of Agriculture
click here


Pine Pellet Bedding
Pelleted Pine Mini Flake Horse Bedding


Our pelletized mini-flake pine shaving will reduce consumption and disposal by up to 70%. Great for horses with allergies! Great for the bottom line. Cut your barn cost and bed on the most efficient product for horse stalls. All pellets are not created equal. Learn more - please read more about our pine pellet horse bedding.

Our proprietary UHCBS³ fiber binding technology produces the lowest dust, high absorbency formula in an animal bedding pellet. This unique process triple screens and high heat treats the pine fibers so they are clean, resilient, absorbent and long lasting under the weight of a horse.

The guardian horse bedding pine pellet will drastically reduce odors caused by ammonia and solids. The manure is essentially “dehydrated” by our pine fiber to reduce odor and stain causing moisture.

Great as a base under any of our shavings as well.

A pelletized mini-flake pine shaving that will reduce consumption and disposal substantially.  Great for horses with allergies! Can cut your barn costs in 1/2. All pellets are not created equal. Please read more about our pellet horse bedding.

Click here for Pine Pellet Bedding video #1
Click here for Pine Pellet Bedding video #2

Step-by-step instructions for using our pellets!



See Our Other Equustock Brands


Big Heat Fuel Pellets

Absorb & Clean

Guardian Litter

Unconditional Cat Litter


Take control of barn management costs

with Our Premium Pine Horse Bedding Products
and control:

  • Bedding Consumption
  • Disposal Levels
  • Operating Expenses
  • Barn Environment
  • Horse Health
  • Compost Quality
  • Stall Cleaning Time

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Are you a horse bedding dealer?
You may never need another animal bedding supplier!
Request a Quote today!
Find out if we ship to your area


Claire Brant explains the benefits of Guardian Horse Bedding in this video segment for Horsecity TV on RFD (opens a new window)


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AVS Equine Hospital
Veterinarian Recommended! Click here for their testimonial.


Do you need more storage for your hay?
Guardian Horse Bedding has the solutions!

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Olympic Medallists Karen & David O'Connor choose Guardian Horse Bedding!

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 Guardian Horse Bedding is the official bedding of
Maker's Mark Secretariat Center at the Kentucky
Horse Park


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Shavings shown in our ultra-compressed square bags.


This is incredible!
We have packaged our shavings in a high compression space saving bag. What does that mean to you? With the soaring cost of fuel, trucking costs have greatly impacted the delivered price of your bedding either to your farm or the store.

With our high compression bag, we actually pack more shavings into our "smaller" finished size bag than other brands put in their larger, cumbersome bag. You'll get 1260 bags on every semi we ship to you! This is 15 - 20% more bags on the truck than other brands. You get more shavings overall and save money on every bag. What could make more sense? Give us a call 1-866-962-4686 or send us an email. We would be happy to quote a truckload of our superior horse bedding products delivered right to your farm or your store!



Guardian Horse Bedding™

is a product of Equustock, LLC

Corporate Office:
8179 Starwood Drive
Loves Park, IL 61111 USA


Information and Sales
Toll Free: 1-866-962-4686
Fax: 1-815-885-4286

Custom Labeling Available
Contact: Claire Brant

Plant Locations

Virginia (2)




"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress
can be judged by the way its animals are treated."
- Mahatma Gandhi

"Until one has loved an animal, part of one's soul
remains unawakened..."
- Anatole France



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