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For the Horse Valley Country is Australia's leading on-line retailer of equestrian and horse products.  Whether you have working stock horses, thoroughbreds, ponies or elite performance horses, we have your horse covered  with quality products from leading brands.

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We have access to a very wide range of bits from mini size to Clydesdale.  The bits are categorised by specific type rather than brand or style.  Eg. various snaffle bits will be listed under their most relevant section such as loose ring, eggbutt or full cheek.  Most bit sections include bits manufactured from a wide range of materials: from stainless steel, to copper mouth, sweet iron, Apple Mouth (polyurethane covered), rubber mouth, rubber covered mouths, etc. Please choose your bits carefully, due to equine virus's and disease we no longer exchange bits purchased unless faulty.

Bit Size Chart

XXD Clydesdale 7.00" 18.0cm
XD Draught Horse 6.50" 16.5cm
WB Warmblood 5.75" 14.5cm
F Full Size (or "Horse") 5.50 13.5cm
C Cob 5.00" 12.5cm
A Arab 4.75" 12.0cm
P Pony 4.50" 11.5cm
SH Shetland 4.00" 10.5cm
W Weanling 3.50"   9.0cm
MP Mini Pony 3.00"   7.5cm

To take these measurements, straighten the bit loosely and measure between the inside edges of cheeks, eggbuts or ring holes.

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Bridles & Reins

Valley Country stocks an extensive range of bridles, reins and nosebands for every discipline including dressage and jumping, racing, endurance, stock horse, polocrosse, sporting and western.

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Christmas Cheer

Dress your horse and pony in Christmas cheer - Santa hats and reindeer antlers,  Christmas bridle and rug, jingle bells and more!  Perfect for parades, fancy dress and Christmas parties. 

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Girths & Cinches

Valley Country offers a huge selection of girths, surcingles and cinches in a range of materials from leather, to neoprene and cord.

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Halters, Ropes & Leads

A great range of leather, synthetic and rope halters, leads and horsemanship ropes.

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This section includes a range of harness options from entry level working harness through to Zilco competition harness which is renowned throughout the world.

For details on how to measure your horse for harness, and how these sizes correspond to Zilco's harnesses, go to our Harness Special Interest page.

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Horse Boots

Horse Boots covers everything from working and competition leg boots and bell boots, to travel boots, hoof boots and therapeutic boots. Brands include Veredus, Professional's Choice, New Equine, GG Australia, Brumby, Equi-prene, Weatherbeeta, Zilco, Old Macs, Davis, Sims, and others.

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Horse Rugs

Horse Rugs Online

We have a rug for every possible use. From fly mesh to thick winter rugs, in a range of natural and synthetic fabric. Our quality brands include Bambino, Capriole Equestrian, Weatherbeeta, GG Australia, Horse Master, Kool Master, Pessoa, Thermo-Master, Zilco, Combat, Kool Coat, Saxon, Cuddly Ponies and Skye Park.  We also have a made to measure service for the Skye Park range.

The Rug section also includes skinny hoods and bibs, fly masks and veils, sweat wraps, and replacement parts such as leg and chest straps.

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Saddle Cloths & Back Protectors

Valley Country stocks a huge range of saddle cloths and pads including Pony Club, competition, stockman's and western saddle cloths and pads as well as under blankets and therapeutic and riser pads.  Look under Protector Pads for the therapeutic pads which are a revolution in back care for your horse.

Our quality brands include Professional's Choice, Cavallo, Kieffer, Prestige Italia, Roma, CRWBambino, Toklat and many more.


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Valley Country offers Australia's largest range of saddlery items for your horse.

Saddlery  is a very large category which includes stirrups and leathers, girths and cinchs, breastplates and martingales and many more products from all the leading brands. 


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Valley Country has the most extensive on-line range of saddles  in Australia. 

From  Australian Stock saddles to dressage, polo and  race pads from world leading brands such as Prestige, Keiffer, Bates, Syd Hill and Wintec,  we've got your every need  covered whether you are a  beginner or professional rider.  Please browse and make your selection from the following categories.

For advice on selecting the correct size for horse and rider please refer to our information pages  on saddle fitting and how to measure a saddle.

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