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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Peek in Our Paks – Bekky

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Ever wish you could take a sneak peek inside our dogs’ SmartPaks? Now you can! Check out the food and supplements we love, for the dogs we adore. This Month’s Pick Staff Member: Bekky M. Department: Marketing Dog: Apollo (aka

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Meet Libby and Hot Rockin Potential

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Name: Hot Rockin Potential (“Sonny”) Gender: Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 6 Discipline: Western All Around Owners: Libby Ridner I’ve owned Sonny for two years now. Together my trainer, Whitney Lagace, I’ve brought him along in trail, horsemanship, and western

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Is My Horse Getting All of His Vitamins?

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I bought two Thoroughbreds from the racetrack in Oct ’09. I began by feeding a store brand sweet and SafeChoice pellets and fed on the maintenance level. I switched to Purina brands-Strategy Healthy Edge (texturized) and Omolene 100 or 200

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Meet Danica and Cody’s Cutee

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Name: Cody’s Cutee Gender: Mare Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 4 Discipline: Western and English Owner: Danica Norred Cutee has always suffered in the summer when insect bites would cause her skin to become inflamed and irritated. We tried everything to

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Safely Deworming with a Heavy Parasite Load

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Is the Panacur (5 day) Powerpac safe to give to a 700 lb EXTREMELY WORMY 3 year old colt? Should he be given the full tube or just the amount of tube for his weight? KM from FL Dear KM,

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Peek in Our Paks – Ellen

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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. This Month’s Pick Staff Member: Ellen Brunelle Department: Customer Care Horse: Allegro (aka “Lego”),

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Meet Elaine, Aspen and Major Distraction

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Name: Major Distraction (Fidget) Gender: Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 9 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owners: Elaine and Aspen Holeman Fidget’s hooves used to crack and chip constantly. His hoof growth was so slow, it took forever for the damaged wall to

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The Absorption of Oral Joint Supplements

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Have read a lot about joint supplements and I think the real truth is that none of that glucosamine or chondroitin even gets through the intestines and to the joints. When a horse gets better it is just all that

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A Summer Treat for Your Feet

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Give your feet some breathing room in this fabulous summer footwear. Whether you are looking for a casual way to show off your equestrian style or looking to cool down in the show ring, we have you covered…well your feet

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Meet Kimberly and Junior

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Name: Junior Gender: Gelding Breed: Trakehner Age: 7 Discipline: Jumper Owner: Kimberly Lynn I’ve owned Junior since he was a baby. As he was growing up, we noticed that his right front hoof was not as healthy as it should

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Milk Replacer for Growing Foal

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Which is the need of lactose (%) for a foal fed with a milk replacer? Alfonso Dear Alfonso, According to the sixth edition of Nutrient Requirements of Horses, mare’s milk ranges from 6 to 7 % lactose depending on the

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Barn of the Month – Integrity Farms

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Integrity Farms, West Grove, PA Submitted by Shannon Campbell, Boarder 9 horses on SmartPaks Integrity Farms, a full service hunter/jumper barn, opened in early 2006. Owner and trainer, Jen Berry has grown her business from a small five horse barn

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