James and Son

With more than 100 years of experience in the stockfeed industry, James & Son is your trusted supplier of premium horse feed products. We are committed to industry innovation and the ongoing support of the Australian Equine industry.

The foundations of the Castlegate James business were laid with the establishment of James and Son Grain Merchants Ltd in 1850 and Victoria Grains Store Pty Ltd (VGS) in 1923 with the business selling grains to farmers in Victoria. Today, the company is steered by a progressive leadership team that draws upon years of specialised industry experience, and a combined vision to lead the way in future feed technologies.

Our technical strengths, national manufacturing capabilities, integrated distribution network and product range are backed by an uncompromising commitment to quality and customer service for both you and your horse.


What makes the James & Son premium product the No.1 choice for leading trainers and future champions, plus gives your horse the ability to maintain optimal condition to meet the rigorous programs you demand from it in any discipline?

Freshness of the product “so good you could eat it”, carefully selected grains for consistency, scientifically formulated mixes and a manufacturing process that doesn’t beat the grain, rather we blend it into a mix that provides your horse with optimal health, vitality and well being

James & Son premium feeds “The Freshest choice, The right choice"

James & Son has a premium range of horse feeds sourced from the best grains by our commodity traders around Australia. These Premium Horse Feeds are carefully formulated by nutritionists to suit the needs of all equine categories. James and Son Premium Horse Feeds have 5 main pre – mixes, these include High E Horse Mix, High Pro Horse Developer, Accomplish Horse Pellets, Performance Horse Mix and Conditioner. The Elite Horse & Pony Pellet is due to be released in December 2011, with more products due in 2012

Our Horse feeds are made in a dedicated horse mill and being accredited a Feed Safe manufacturing plant, we place the highest priority on feed safety for your horses. James & Son is a member of the Stock Feed Manufacturers Council of Australia (SFMCA), which is a national industry association that represents manufacturers across Australia. The SFMA developed FeedSafe as a quality assurance accreditation program for the Australian stock feed industry.

Our experienced and friendly Equine Team can assist you in a feed regime to suit your horse's requirements.

Delivery Service

Our nationwide distribution network ensures on-time delivery to our customer, ensuring that our customers have adequate supplies of the freshest feeds at all times. Effective customer communication is a key imperative of the Castlegate James service philosophy.