Equinewise Brome Blend

Sowing Rate

30 kg/ha

Rainfall / Irrigation


The Brome blend is perfectly suited to the equine industry due to the grass species in this blend having exceptional tolerance to hard grazing. The main component is Exceltas coloured brome which is highly productive densely tillered winter active grass. It is combined with cocksfoot which is extremely persistent once established providing a strong grass base pasture through autumn, winter and spring. Lucerne and sub clover are also included in the blend to increase the quality. This blend is suited to free draining soils and will not tolerate low lying areas that wet during winter. These varieties are slower to establish so particular care must be taken at establishment stage.

Soil type Loams/sandy loam
Annual rainfall  500 mm+
Sowing rate 30 kg/ha
Fertility  Medium
Persistence* 5 years+
Sowing time Early autumn
Establishment Slow
 *Persistence will be influenced by a number of facts and is not guaranteed

Please note: All equine pastures MUST be rested throughout the year and should never be overgrazed during the summer period. Please refer to our Equine Mix brochure for more management tips.

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