This is my horse Baby, which is a nickname, as he was four and a half months old when we adopted him. His real name is Frank Sinatra. Baby is a PMU, and he was rescued by New York Horse Rescue, (the most wonderful people in the world)! He is from a ranch that makes the drug Premarin, an estrogen for hot flashes. This drug is made from pregnant mares’ urine, and my Baby and many others are the unwanted by-products of this industry. By the way there are alternatives to Premarin, and in fact I take one, the name is Cenestin, a plant derived alternative. In a routine blood test Baby was found to be deficient in Vitamin E & Selenium – looking online I found SmartPak. We have been using SmartPak for four years now and the ease to order and the great people that work there make it very easy to use the SmartPak system. Also the packaging is very easy to use, no more measuring and putting in baggies. Just look at him in this picture and you will see how healthy he is, in part due to SmartPak. Baby has been under saddle for seven months and is becoming quite the STAR around our barn. Thank you for the opportunity to tell people about these PMU babies and my Baby, Frank Sinatra!
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