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Donna and Alex von Hauff have learned from experience that not all wood shavings are made equal when it comes to animal bedding, 
and they’ve leveraged that knowledge into a successful, international business.

Alberta duo spots opportunity lying beneath their (horses’) feet

Wood shavings isn’t the most exciting product but horses love it and Alberta produces it in abundance

A Sherwood Park-area mother and son knew horses love wood shavings for bedding, and when they discovered that Alberta sawmills generate an abundant supply, they saw an opportunity to play matchmaker. Donna and Alex von Hauff, who operate Strathcona Ventures, have since expanded into a variety of health, dust control, and non-wood-related products for both […] Read more