Horse Supplies & Products for all horse stable and arena needs

Welcome to “Strathcona Ventures” formally known as “Strathcona Animal Bedding”

We have outgrown our name thanks to you! We are no longer just a premium shavings company but a company specializing in premium quality products for the Equine and Livestock industry; all products and services we offer undergo a vigorous testing on our own farm and by selected auditing clients. 

Our quality horse supplies and services include:

Kentucky Komfort Platinum Pine Shavings for Horse Bedding

Kentucky KomfortKentucky Komfort Pine Shavings are soft, dry, dust-free, thinner flakes that last longer, reduce smell and absorb more waste for maximum efficiency saving time and money.

A computer-controlled automatic bagger compresses and vacuum seals this product up to 4:1 so you get more value per bag. Each bag of shavings expands to a minimum of 11 cubic feet providing more shavings per bag than other bagged products on the market! This product is chemical free with no chips or splinters.  Learn More.


Whoa Dust – Arena Dust Control Product

WHOA Dust Arena Dust ControlWhoa Dust simply charges the neutrally charged dust particles floating in your arena to a negative state (flocculation). Once charged, the dust will be pulled down and no longer be suspended in the air.

Moisture will be retained to an optimal state and will reduce your need to water your arena by 50% or more (customer average of 75%). In addition, by charging the dust the surface suspension of your horse arena footing will be increased; footing will provide a more supportive and desirable texture and feel for you and your horse.

WHOA dust can be used with almost all footings including: Nike Rubber, geotextile (GGT footing),  Silica Sand, screened or washed sand, clay-sand mixture, and organic footing.


Aegis Microbe Shield®

aegis_micro_shield_logoAegis Microbe Shield is a mold control and disinfectant product great for barns, stalls and any surface to clean and help prevent equine botulism and rhinovirus.

This Antibacterial / Mold (AEGIS) product is effective on nearly any surface, including wood, rubber, metal, plastic, masonry, drywall, glass and more! The list of applications is truly endless.  Learn More.


Rubber Horse Stall Mats, Cow Mats

DSCF7107SilverTec mats are made of a therapeutic, non-permeable microcellular foam rubber composite and have a non-slip surface. The mats measure 4’ x 6’ and are 25mm thick with a 5mm Colloidal Silver surface layer embedded to control microbial growth and staining. Each mat weighs 35lbs. Learn More.



NAG Bags Slow Hay Feeders

Nag BagN.A.G. Bags slow hay feeders help to slow digestion/consumption by mimicking grazing action, reduces wasted feed, reduces time spent on feeding and eliminates rushing home to feed, discourages cribbing, and has many more benefits.  N.A.G. Bags are made with netting that is custom-made in Canada to meet Canada’s strict standards and developed with your horse’s safety as the first priority. Learn More.


Equicrown Compression Bandages & Leg Wraps for Horses


EquiCrown®’s unique equine compression wraps, and custom medical compression bandages are designed for a perfect anatomical fit and precisely defined compression from the hoof up. The compression and massage effect on the horse’s legs stimulate faster drainage of lymphatic fluid and removal of unwanted toxins, contributing to maintaining healthy horse legs and a faster recovery of leg injuries through healthy rehabilitation.

These breathable and durable bandages are available as standard pairs (EquiFit®) for front and hind legs, or as a custom-made single bandage for specific cases (EquiCrown® MED).   Learn More.


Sirocco – Stall Deodorizer and Pet Odour Remover


Sirocco is a bedding conditioner that provides effective sanitation of stalls, paddocks and trailers specially formulated to keep bedding dry by absorbing urine and moisture. The essential oils in Sirocco also sanitize the air and repel insects.

Sirocco is the perfect answer to hygiene and odor challenges within stables and other confined areas, and helps to extend the life expectancy of animal bedding, pellets, shavings, straw, kitty litter, rabbit hutches, poultry houses, and many more.  Barns and operations that are using Sirocco save 30% on bedding material.  Learn More.

DryGuy Waterproofing- Environmentally friendly waterproofing 

DryGuyLogoEnvironmentally friendly Waterproofing for Horse blankets, Apparel, footwear, outdoor gear, camping gear.DryGuy will not discolour or change the texture of the fabric and is ideal for the Equestrian market. The proprietary formula is guaranteed to waterproof, but still allow the fabric to breathe. Fabrics need to breathe to be able to release heat build up, because of the formula, moisture stays out and body heat can still escape.


All products carried by Strathcona Ventures are available throughout Western Canada with national and international shipping available through a network of dealers and logistics contractors – no location is unreachable.

With our dealers we have a combined 250 years of Ranching and Farming experience. We  strive to create a comfortable and friendly atmosphere for you to ask questions and give us feed back on our quality products.

 “Striving to provide the best possible prices with great service.”