Wood pellets are compressed shavings (usually pine). They are treated to remove toxic substances and dust, and they expand when wet.
Some pellets clump so its easy to clean.
Very Absorbant therefore you need to put down less
Branded pellets are free of dust and toxic substances
Greatly lowering the chance of respiratory problems
Easy to sift through with pitch fork
Mucking out is faster easier and less wasteful
Reduction in the amount of waste thrown out
Requires about 1/3rd the space of a traditional flake shaving bale.
Comfortable, shock absorbing, and aesthetically pleasing.
Stalls are drier and cleaner
More Cost Effective in the long run
Easier to use
As you can see, this is a much better alternative to sawdust horse bedding.
This type of bedding for horses is also a safer alternative to wood shavings as it does not have the toxins that may harm your equine partner.
Upfront cost is higher
More difficult to find than sawdust or wood shavings
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