About Us

were founded in 1971 from the vision of Jack Balahtsis, a Greek immigrant who came to the United States to pursue life in America. Jack believed the success of his company would be based on honesty, quality, service and fair prices. Throughout the years, Jacks has become the most reliable supplier in the equine industry with a trustworthy name you can depend on.

remains constant even today. Jack retired in 2012 and handed the reins over to his children Steve Balahtsis and Dede Dean. Third generation family members actively involved in daily operations include Steve’s son Demetre and daughter Angel, and Dede’s daughter Gabrielle. We strive to continue to provide the highest quality products at competitive prices shipped lightning fast.

is to continue as a globally recognized industry leader. Expanding from the original 500 sq. ft. building, today Jacks is located in buildings encompassing over 70,000 sq. ft. Our customers are located throughout the USA, Canada and over 60 foreign countries. While catering to all aspects of the equine industry, a new division, JMI Pet Supply, was launched in early 2013. This division services small pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, birds, fish and reptiles. JACKS is proud to be the new owner of the renown 5/A Baker® trademarks as of January 2019, and continues to uphold the finest quality reputation and has expanded the line with new trademarked products.

is one of the keys to our success. Need help with your order? Our customer service representatives can answer your questions, provide tips and technical advice, and give warranty information on any product in our catalogs. Call 740-335-5121 (USA toll free 877-335-5121) or submit a comment or question on our contact us form. We will be happy to help out in any way we can!