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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Conditioning Countdown

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Whether you’re planning to compete all summer or you just want to have fun in the sun, you’ll want to be sure your horse is fit so he can perform his best with less risk of injury. Get started now and your horse will be well- conditioned just in time for the warmer weather.

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Peek in Our Paks – Renee

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Ever wish you could take a sneak peek inside our horses’ SmartPaks? Now you can! Check out the supplements we love, for the horses we adore. Meet this month’s pick, Renee from our Merchandising Team.

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Senior Horse Strategies

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LATEST: Senior Horse Strategies Part 5: Exercise for the Senior Horse In the fifth and final segment of the SmartPak Senior Horse Strategies presentation, Dr. Lydia Gray DVM explains the importance of exercise for the senior horse. Miss the Earlier

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A Sound Investment

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You’ve invested a lot of time, energy and effort in your horse. Protect that investment and keep him going strong with a supplement that supports healthy joints.

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Meet Carrie and Peanut

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Name: Peanut Age: 35 Gender: Gelding Breed: Shetland Pony Discipline: Beginner Lessons Owner: Carrie Terroux-Barrett Peanut’s SmartPak Peanut was my birthday gift when I turned two years old. In his youth, he was competitive in local shows, and now, almost

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Greetings from Aiken!

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We have had a wonderful start to our time in Aiken! I am so thrilled with the great improvements I have seen in my horses so far this year. Jack and I have really started a whole new relationship with

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The New Approach to Canine Cuisine

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You’ve committed to being smarter about how you feed and care for your horse, but what about your other four-legged friend?

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Hilton Herbs Freeway Q&A

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What types of respiratory problems is Freeway intended for and how does it work?

Posted in Health & Nutrition

How To Wrap Your Horse’s Legs

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Wrapping a horse’s legs is a barn skill every owner should master. From applying polo wraps for exercise to shipping bandages for trailering to standing wraps overnight in the stall, there are many reasons why the equine limb might need additional support.

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Meet Andrea and Sun Chief’s Apache

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My mare, Sun Chief’s Apache, has never had the best luck with her feet. When I got her back five years after having sold her, she had foundered, her shoes were two sizes too small, she had severe bruising on her soles, an abscess and a whole lot of tenderness.

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Horse Clippers – Tools of the Trade

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When it comes to clippers, having the right tool is almost as important as knowing how to use it. We tested our complete selection and highlighted our top picks just for you.

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Body Clipping 101

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As you start spending more time in the saddle, gearing up for spring training and shows, you may have found that you’re having to spend more and more time drying your horse off after winter rides. Instead of furiously trying to sop up that sweat, consider body clipping your horse.

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Out With the Old

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Grand Prix riders used to jump 6′ fences in what basically amounted to a velvet-covered baseball cap. These days, you’re crazy if you don’t wear an approved helmet. While a lot of traditions still hold true, there are some things we can be smarter about in the barn.

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3 Warning Signs You Might Be Missing

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Grouchy, spooky or overweight isn’t necessarily “just the way your horse is.” These warning signs could indicate an underlying health problem, and supplements may be able to help!

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Beauty That’s More Than Skin Deep

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Healthy skin and a shiny coat are more than just a sign of a well-groomed horse. They are external indicators of internal health. Support your horse with a supplement rich in beneficial fatty acids and you’ll see his good health shine through.

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