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Making healthy, natural and fresh stock feed since 1985

Thompson & Redwood makes affordable and nutritionally balanced stock feed for the horse and agricultural
industries. Our recipes never change and are milled daily from Western Australian grain so you know what
you’re feeding is healthy, natural and fresh.

What's your
horse feeding challenge?

Let our veterinary team support you and your horse with our carefully formulated complete horse feeds.

Find the feed most suited to your horse or pony.

What's your
horse feeding challenge?

Let our veterinary team support you and your horse with our carefully formulated complete horse feeds.

Find the feed most suited to your horse or pony.

Noblewood Park Cashmere and Izabelle Dobson were flying at Yalambi with T&R Horse Pellets!
Looking for a high-performance pellet? Our Horse Pellets are a high quality energy and protein feed for horses with high workloads or young, growing horses. 
Belle says "They keep her looking and feeling awesome all year round!" 

📷 @ericlloydphotography
@izabelledobson.sj
@kentauraustralia @dobson.equestrian #fueledbytandr #TeamThompsonandRedwood #showjumping #ThompsonandRedwood #tandrhorsepellets #equestrian #horses #warmblood
HOW BIG IS A HORSE'S STOMACH?
A horse actually has a very small stomach in relationship to it's size. The average stomach size for a horse is only 10L, and a pony's stomach is even smaller! 10L is about the size of a small jerry can or average white bucket. 

When you are putting your feeds together, you need to consider volume. The maximum volume you should offer in any one feed is 2/3's of their stomach volume. That is:
8L for a 500kg horse
3-4L for a 250kg pony
This volume includes NO MORE than 2kg of grain or pellets (for a 500kg horse). 

WHY?
When a horse's stomach gets full, it actually starts to push undigested feed out into the small intestine, where the starch and sugars won't be properly digested. This then travels to the hindgut where it can cause changes to the bacteria, lactic acid build up and lead to acidosis. 
#horsenutrition #ThompsonandRedwood #feedinghorses #horses #equine #equestrian #fueledbytandr #facts #infographic
Girl power at Yalambi! Sophie Warren and Chloe Gee came away with many rosettes over the weekend at the Yalambi Farm Stud Jumping Classic. They even took out the double, coming first and second in the 1.15m class! 
We love this photo, everyone looks so happy...except for Tia who didn't want to pose with Hazid 📷
Team T&R was out in force with @oakfordequestrian  and @dobson.equestrian  having some great rounds too. 

#teamthompsonandredwood #fueledbytandr #ThompsonandRedwood #showjumping @swequestrian @chloegee_equestrian
HIP HOP HORRAY ITS EASTER SUNDAY and what a great way to celebrate with a win. 

Congrats Sophie Warren Equestrian placing first in the CCI 2*L WAYER Osborne Equine International Horse Trials on Hazid Road. 

Well done team. You have earnt lots of choccies and carrots today

#TeamThompsonandRedwood
#Fueledbythompsonandredwood @swequestrian
A quick catch up with Mike Dagostino at WAYER International Horse Trials 2021.
H I N D G U T  F E R M E N T A T I O N
Did you know that the horse is a hindgut fermenter? 
This means that the bulk of their food digestion is through hindgut fermentation, a microbial process. 
The hindgut is made up of the CAECUM, LARGE INTESTINE and COLON, which represents 63% of their whole digestive system! 

❔Microbial fermentation is where the bugs (bacteria) in the hindgut break down plant fibres (cellulose) into simple compounds called Volatile Fatty Acids (VFA) which can then be absorbed by the horse. 

❔ Just how big is it? The average volume of the hindgut is 140 litres, and it is 7 metres long. 

❔Rhinos, Elephants and even rabbits are hindgut fermenters! 

#facts #equine #horses #horsenutrition #digestion #hindgut #rabbits #rhinoceros #elephant
There's nothing like seeing a senior horse loving life! "Something tells me he doesn't consider himself a "senior""
This is Amanda Davey's 16yo, Off the Track Thoroughbred, charging around cross country at Serpentine, powered by our Horse Cubes for Seniors!
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#fueledbytandr #seniorhorse #horsefeed  #horsehealth #horsenutrition #equine #eventing #offthetrack #offthetrackthoroughbred #exracehorse #horsesofinstagram @offthetrackwa
FLASHBACK FRIDAY - How did you start out? Share your story with us in the comments!
"Coming from a non-horsey family, we were only allowed to get a horse when we were able to care for it entirely ourselves. Our first horse was a 24yo palomino, 'Tiara' who we shared for some time!

Sharing a horse wasn't ideal with two horse crazy girls and we eventually got a second horse Skye. Caris and I moved up through unofficial into official showing, and our first show horse was Levi - hence how the name Leeara Park was born (Levi, Tiara and an S for Skye to start our brand off - S5L)"

Caris Britt Reside #Flashback #TeamThompsonandRedwood @leearapark @settlers_rest_farmstay
⭐ STORY TAKEOVER IS BACK for Capel CCN this weekend...and you could be a part of it! ⭐
If your horse is fuelled by T&R, send us a message or comment below with your bridle number, class number, horse's name and which of our products you feed. 
We will do our best to keep up with your progress over the Capel weekend! Our team will be there, and Sophie Warren Equestrian will be taking over our stories. 

Stay tuned for the action packed weekend ahead and best of luck to all of our T&R team! 

@swequestrian @chloegee_equestrian @bec_dagostino @oakfordequestrian  #fueledbytandr #teamthompsonandredwood
TIP TUESDAY - HOW MUCH GRASS DOES YOUR HORSE OR PONY EAT?
If you turn your horse out onto pasture, how do you know how much they are eating? Having an idea of their pasture intake is important for monitoring weight gain, especially avoiding excess weight gain! 
It also helps you to work out how much hay they need, to ensure they are getting enough (or not too much) forage. 

❓ DID YOU KNOW: a horse or pony can go up a condition score in just 30 days when grazing a high quality pasture at 2.5% of their body weight. 
❓ And horses or ponies with a restricted grazing time (under 3 hours) actually eat more per hour - they take their nibbles seriously! 

The researchers at North Carolina State University led by Paul Siciliano developed an equation to help us calculate dry matter intake when grazing. 

🔹 g DM per kg of body weight = 5.12√x – 2.86 (where x = hours grazing with unlimited grass.) 🔹

The equation isn't perfect, and researchers are still working on adding other factors, but it does give you an idea of what they are eating. 
When the pastures are drying off the calculation will over estimate intake and for new season pasture growth it will underestimate intake, but it’s a good starting point to help you. 

Knowing their estimated pasture intake helps you to make the necessary adjustments to your horse or pony's hay, so you can help them to avoid unwanted weight gain.

 #horses #pasture #nutrition #equinenutrition
Did you know that the factor most likely to affect cross country performance is a lack of energy? This can be due to inadequate fitness training or dietary limitations. 

Eventing horses use both their Aerobic and Anaerobic metabolism during an event, which use different processes to convert fuel stores in the body to energy. The stores used include fat and glycogen stored in muscles. 

It's important that coming into competition season, your horse has energy it needs to get through an event, and to get around cross country safely, especially while temperatures are still high. 
If you are unsure of whether your horse is getting enough, get in touch with us today. 
@oakfordequestrian @swequestrian @chloegee_equestrian 
#eventing #crosscountry
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Thompson and Redwood

INTRODUCING...CHICK STARTER & GROWER CRUMBLES
We're excited to announce a new product that will be hitting your local stockists shelves soon, Chick Starter & Grower Crumbles!

This high protein feed will be suitable for both chicks and pullets, from Day 1 to 15 weeks of age, providing them with the nutritional support they need for growth, development and preparation for laying. It will be replacing our Chick Starter Crumbles and eventually replacing our Pullet Grower Crumbles.

Some of the features of Chick Starter & Grower Crumbles include:
✅ 19.5% Protein to support optimum growth and development, muscle building and feather production in chicks and pullets.
✅ High metabolisable energy (13.5%) provided by quality carbohydrates to support the intense energy requirements of early growth.
✅ High Calcium (1%) and balanced Phosphorous to ensure optimum bone growth and density and prepare pullets for laying.
✅ Inclusion of vitamins and minerals to ensure your chicks and pullets receive the nutrients necessary for growth and neurological development
✅ Small crumble size for easy consumption and digestibility for juvenile birds.
✅ All natural ingredients that are GMO and Antibiotic Free with minimal processing to ensure they keep their natural goodness and taste.
✅ Proudly Western Australian, made using fresh, premium produce from Western Australian farmers and manufactured locally.

*Please note this is not a medicated product. Due to manufacturing a range of products for different animals, we do not add medications to our feeds. Medications added to feeds often do not prevent coccidiosis entirely. The risk of Coccidiosis can be managed through hygiene and health practices, but if you are a large-producer and worried about it, there are a number of prevention options on the market.
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INTRODUCING...CHICK STARTER & GROWER CRUMBLES
Were excited to announce a new product that will be hitting your local stockists shelves soon, Chick Starter & Grower Crumbles! 

This high protein feed will be suitable for both chicks and pullets, from Day 1 to 15 weeks of age, providing them with the nutritional support they need for growth, development and preparation for laying. It will be replacing our Chick Starter Crumbles and eventually replacing our Pullet Grower Crumbles.

Some of the features of Chick Starter & Grower Crumbles include:
✅ 19.5% Protein to support optimum growth and development, muscle building and feather production in chicks and pullets.
✅ High metabolisable energy (13.5%) provided by quality carbohydrates to support the intense energy requirements of early growth.
✅ High Calcium (1%) and balanced Phosphorous to ensure optimum bone growth and density and prepare pullets for laying.
✅ Inclusion of vitamins and minerals to ensure your chicks and pullets receive the nutrients necessary for growth and neurological development
✅ Small crumble size for easy consumption and digestibility for juvenile birds.
✅ All natural ingredients that are GMO and Antibiotic Free with minimal processing to ensure they keep their natural goodness and taste.
✅ Proudly Western Australian, made using fresh, premium produce from Western Australian farmers and manufactured locally.

*Please note this is not a medicated product. Due to manufacturing a range of products for different animals, we do not add medications to our feeds. Medications added to feeds often do not prevent coccidiosis entirely. The risk of Coccidiosis can be managed through hygiene and health practices, but if you are a large-producer and worried about it, there are a number of prevention options on the market.

Noblewood Park Cashmere and Izabelle Dobson were flying at Yalambi with T&R Horse Pellets!
Looking for a high-performance pellet? Our Horse Pellets are a high quality energy and protein feed for horses with high workloads or young, growing horses.
Belle says "They keep her looking and feeling awesome all year round!"

📷 Eric Lloyd Photography

#fueledbytandr #TeamThompsonandRedwood #showjumping #ThompsonandRedwood #tandrhorsepellets #equestrian #horses #warmblood Dobson Equestrian Kentaur Australia
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Noblewood Park Cashmere and Izabelle Dobson were flying at Yalambi with T&R Horse Pellets!
Looking for a high-performance pellet? Our Horse Pellets are a high quality energy and protein feed for horses with high workloads or young, growing horses. 
Belle says They keep her looking and feeling awesome all year round! 

📷 Eric Lloyd Photography

#fueledbytandr #TeamThompsonandRedwood #showjumping #ThompsonandRedwood #tandrhorsepellets #equestrian #horses #warmblood Dobson Equestrian Kentaur Australia

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Very best pellets! We wouldn’t use anything else!

Interschools 2021 - Wrap Up from Chloe Gee Equestrian
"Big few days at Interschools representing Frederick Irwin Anglican School with my two team mates Lucy and Emma! I took both horses up to the State Equestrian Centre and camped with some super people!

Thursday was a day of running around off one horse and on the other😂 It started with Tia’s Novice test which was part of the combined Training. We were coming 2nd on a decent score and finished with a clear 105cm showjumping round to finish in 2nd! Doodle also did his Elementary 3A and 3B, both in the indoor, and unfortunately not being our best tests as I really wasn’t feeling my best! But he still managed to get 4th overall!

Then on Friday I had no events so straight into Saturday, it was a massive day of showjumping starting at 10am and finishing at 4pm. The horses jumped super all day, Doodle taking out a win and a 6th place in the 1m championship to finish 1st overall, and Tia picking up a win in one of the rounds to finish 2nd to Doodle 🥰 then in the 1.10m doodle managed a 2nd and a 6th to finish up 4th overall and Tia picked up a 3rd and a 4th to finish 3rd overall 🥰
Great weekend spent with some amazing friends🥰 thanks to Saddles Plus for being the major sponsors of interschools, as well as sponsoring me and supplying me with only the best gear!! Also a big thank you to the Two Queens for feeding me all weekend and for all their support over the three days 🥰
As always to Thompson and Redwood and Advanced Feeds for keeping my horses in top shape to perform as amazingly as they did.
And last but not least thanks to my nans and pop for coming to support me and help me; but especially to my incredible mum who ran around after me the whole event and made sure I was able to get to all of my events on time!! 💕
Now for a much needed and well earned break 😂💕"
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4 days ago
Thompson and Redwood

PREPARING & COMPETING ELEMENTARY DRESSAGE
With sponsored rider Bayley Thomas
What does it take to prepare your horse to compete at Elementary level?
In this training video, Bayley takes you through some of the schooling and movements involved with her lovely mare CPE Quanita (Lola). Lola is just starting to compete at Elementary level and Bayley is getting her ready for her next outings.

Lokenzo Park #dressage #elementary #dressagetraining #dressagerider #warmblood #fueledbytandr #thompsonandredwood #TeamThompsonandRedwood
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Winners are grinners! Our March T&R community winner was 'Ella', and here she is celebrating with her prize - Pony Maintenance Cubes.
Pony Maintenance Cubes are a highly digestible, complete feed ideal for horses and ponies. You can feed it on it's own, or use it as a base and add some our Muesli's or flaked grains to the mix.

#fueledbytandr #ThompsonandRedwood #ponymaintenancecubes #ponies #horses #equestrian
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Winners are grinners! Our March T&R community winner was Ella, and here she is celebrating with her prize - Pony Maintenance Cubes. 
Pony Maintenance Cubes are a highly digestible, complete feed ideal for horses and ponies. You can feed it on its own, or use it as a base and add some our Mueslis or flaked grains to the mix. 

#fueledbytandr #ThompsonandRedwood #ponymaintenancecubes #ponies #horses #equestrianImage attachment

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