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Standlee’s Response to Misinformation on Blister Beetles
May 23, 2017

Standlee Premium Western Forage is committed to the safety of our products. In the week of May 14th, 2017 there was a social media post implicating our product with Blister Beetle poisoning. Thi...


Standlee Premium Western Forage® Breaks onto Idaho’s 2016 Top 100 Private Company List
November 04, 2016

On October 26th, Standlee Hay Company attended the Idaho Statesman’s Top 100 Private Company luncheon and awards ceremony in Boise, Idaho. During the awards ceremony, Standlee was honored as...

Standlee Premium Western Forage® Relaunches in Early September!
August 09, 2016

In an effort to better support our Standlee consumers, Standlee Premium Western Forage® is relaunching our web site. The changes reflect how consumers want to receive and better view informa...

Clark and Loughan Glen Are Headed to Rio!
June 30, 2016

Congratulations to Clark Montgomery and his equine partner, Loughan Glen, on being named to the US Eventing Team in Rio! Clark and Loughan Glen secured their position on the USA squad with a...

Standlee Offers New Bedding Solutions for Horses, Chickens and Other Livestock!
May 27, 2016
Available this summer, Standlee Premium Western Forage® introduces 2 new bedding solutions- Horse Fresh™ and Flock Fresh™. ‘We are really excited to offer these bedding products fea...
Feeding and Management of an Obese Horse
May 23, 2016

Dr. Tania Cubitt & Dr. Stephen Duren, Performance Horse Nutrition and Standlee Premium Western Forage® Nutritional Consultant

Obesity - What is it?
An obes...

Equine Athletes and Their Owners Feed Standlee Premium Western Forage®
May 02, 2016

Kimberly, ID. - Standlee Premium Western Forage® products are the ‘Gold Standard’ for many recreational and professional horse owners around the United States and the globe. “Standlee has be...

Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM): What should I feed?
April 20, 2016

Dr. Tania Cubitt and Dr. Stephen Duren, Performance Horse Nutrition

What is it?

Polysaccharide storage myopathy is a muscle disease that occurs primarily in h...

Guaranteed Analysis - Why Is It Important?
April 06, 2016

Every Standlee Premium Western Forage product comes with a guaranteed analysis of our forage. We list the minimum percent of crude protein, the minimum percent of crude fat, the maximum perc...

'From Our Farm to Yours' ... Standlee is Proud to Support the National FFA Organization
February 19, 2016

The Standlee Family is very proud of its’ farming heritage which currently spans three generations. “We have been so blessed to live and support our family and community through our farm.” e...


Standlee's Recent Leadership Changes to Drive Forage Innovation
June 01, 2015

Kimberly, ID

Standlee Hay Company, the leader in growing and distributing Premium Western Forage® products, announces several leadership changes effective June 1, 2015.

Dusty Stan...

Dietary Changes and Forage
May 13, 2015

Dr. Stephen Duren, Performance Horse Nutrition and Standlee Premium Western Forage® Nutritional Consultant

Horses, cattle, sheep and goats are all animals that rely on fiber (hay, pastur...

Misconceptions In Selecting Forage For Horses
February 19, 2015

Dr. Stephen Duren, Performance Horse Nutrition and Standlee Premium Western Forage® Nutritional Consultant

Fact: Forage in the form of hay or pasture is the primary ingredie...


Fight the Cold: Feeding During Winter
November 14, 2014
Dr. Stephen Duren & Dr. Tania Cubitt - Performance Horse Nutrition

During the winter season, temperatures typically fall below what is necessary for pasture grass to grow. Pastures...

Managing Body Condition with Forage
September 15, 2014

Dr. Stephen Duren, Performance Horse Nutrition

Many horse owners struggle with the body condition of their horses. Some horses seem to gain condition easily and become overweight. While o...

You 'Made' a Difference for Horses in Needs!
June 19, 2014

Standlee® Identifies 2 Rescues for Product Donations

Standlee Premium Western Forage® has selected two excellent horse rescues to receive a total of 15,000 lbs of Standlee forage ...

Hay, Have You Thought About Your Horse’s Forage!
June 12, 2014

Dr. Stephen Duren and Dr. Tania Cubitt
Performance Horse Nutrition

As horse owners, trainers and enthusiasts we all have spent many agonizing hours comparing feed tags on various ...

New Distribution Center in Hagerstown, Maryland
May 14, 2014

The Hagerstown Herald-Mail published a news brief on Standlee's new NE distribution center.

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Standlee to Support Horses in Need
April 18, 2014

Company announces partnership with the ASPCA Equine Fund to help horses

Standlee Premium Western Forage® is proud to announce that they are partnering with the ASPCA Equine Fund to he...

’40 Under 40’ Community Accolades to Standlee Employee
March 25, 2014

Human Resources Manager at Standlee Premium Western Forage® Acknowledged for Leadership

Standlee Premium Western Forage® is proud to announce that Michelle Raposo, Human Resources...

Message from the Founder & CEO of Standlee Hay Company, Mike Standlee
March 10, 2014

A Message from the Founder & CEO of Standlee Hay Company, Mike Standlee-

Dear Valued Consumers and Customers,

For over 33 years, Standlee Hay Company has been growing, manufact...

New Packaging from Standlee Premium Western Forage®
January 30, 2014

Bag Issues, Resolutions and Timing Projections

Standlee Premium Western Forage® has received recent feedback from our dealers and consumers regarding the new packaging. Our quali...

Standlee to Sponsor Equine Athletes
January 14, 2014

Standlee Premium Western Forage® announces their sponsorships in 2014

Standlee Premium Western Forage® has a proud heritage of growing and delivering the highest quality western f...


Brand Refresh: New Look, Same Great Quality!
October 17, 2013

Standlee Premium Western Forage® officially launched on September 1st.

The Standlee Hay Company recently refreshed its brand including a new logo, website, and packaging (Packaging in...


Interesting Findings on the Impact of a Forage-Only Diet on Performance Horses
August 14, 2012

Please reference the following study from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences regarding the impact of feeding performance horses a forage only diet.

A forage-only diet alters ...

Standlee Reports on the Blister Beetle in Idaho
August 06, 2012

No Infestations near Standlee Farms


The State of Idaho has recently alerted the public to a beetle congregating in higher numbers in Ada County specifically ...

World Renowned Clinician and Horseman Clinton Anderson visits Standlee Hay Company.
June 18, 2012

Clinton Anderson Visits Standlee

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Merger of Standlee Hay Company and Western Hay Company
November 22, 2011

Two leading providers of forage products and services to the equine and dairy community, Standlee Hay Company, and Western Hay Company, today announced a definitive agreement to merge. Standlee ...

Dusty Standlee announced as New President of Standlee Hay Company
October 19, 2011

Standlee Hay Company has spent several years planning and building the Management Team of Standlee Hay Company and has had several management promotions in the last couple of years. These manage...

Product Videos
August 25, 2011

Standlee's marketing team has been very busy this summer creating videos for our end users and retailers. These videos provide valuable information about our products and will assist end in maki...

Kentucky Derby 2011
May 07, 2011

John Velazquez has failed to get to the winners circle of the Kentucky Derby in 12 tries, when his mount Uncle Mo was pulled from the Derby due to stomach problems he saw his dreams go up in smo...

Move of Lexington Kentucky Distribution Center to larger facility
March 25, 2011

Standlee Hay Company is pleased to announce the move of its Lexington Kentucky Distribution Center to a new larger facility. Our new location is 1124 Russell Cave Road, in Lexington Kentucky. We...

New Distribution Center in Newark, Delaware
March 15, 2011

Standlee Hay Company announces the addition of a Distribution Center in Newark Delaware. The addition of these facilities allows us to ship product via rail car to Newark Delaware and better ser...