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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Keeping up with the SmartPakers: Weekend Update – October 30, 2012

During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is finally revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past weekend and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…

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Posted in Blogs, SmartPak Features, Stories & Adventures

The Reality of Rain Rot

“What do you recommend for horses with who are prone (even with good preventive care) to rain rot? Thanks, R.”

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Posted in Ask the Vet, Skin, Coat & Hooves

Peek in Our Paks – Marisa C.

Ever wish you could take a sneak peek inside our horses’ SmartPaks? Now you can! Check out the supplements we love, for the animals we adore.

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Posted in Blogs, SmartPak Features

ColiCare™ Presents: Colic 101

Everything you need to know to help keep your horse’s digestive system balanced and healthy.

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Posted in Blogs, Diseases and Conditions, Health & Nutrition

Judge My Ride Premium Evaluation – Shannon Bower and Piper

“Piper has left the ground pushing off perfectly with both hind feet. He is very slightly uneven with his knees. He has such a relaxed and pleasant expression, I doubt very much any judge will notice the unevenness…”

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Posted in Contests, Our Stars

Meet Dawn and Tabby

“Soon after Tabby came to our barn, we discovered that she had some unflattering ‘mareish’ behaviors. She became overly sensitive and spooky, would bare her teeth at other horses, and was so pushy and bossy that my daughter could no longer handle her…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

Meet Claire and Vinny

“When I took Vinny to his first show, getting him tacked up was a challenge because he was nervous and didn’t want to stand still. I decided to try SmartCalm Pellets because I wanted to make sure that he has really good experiences off the farm…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

Meet Fritz, Donna and Ravell 104

“Ravell was better known as ‘Devil Child’ before I found SmartCalm Ultra. He is one intense horse, to say the least. He’s a highly accomplished combined driving horse—in 2005 he was part of a world champion pair. He competes with everything he’s got, but he never learned to ‘turn it off ’ when not competing (or even training)…”

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Meet Kris and Kapriool (“Kapri”)

“A 15-year-old schoolmaster when I purchased him, Kapri had tons to teach. We obtained most of our Bronze medal qualifying scores together, and he escorted me to 4th Level. Last year, Kapri injured his hock playing in his turnout. After six months of stall rest and recuperation, he started back in light work…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

Dealing with Canine Cancer

“We have used SmartPak for our horses for years and are well aware of the power of supplements. Do you have any suggestions for a dog w/cancer? Thank you, GD”

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Posted in Ask the Vet, Canine Ask the Vet

3 Calming Supplements Myths Busted

Confusion about calming supplements got you feeling as anxious as your horse? Get the facts so you both can feel at ease. Myth #1 Tryptophan and Magnesium are banned substances for horses that compete. False. These nutrients are normal and

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Posted in Blogs, Health & Nutrition

There is No Off-Season for Healthy Joints

Does your winter joint supplement routine feel a little, well, disjointed? Just because the weather cools off doesn’t mean your horse’s joint support should. Whether your horse takes the winter off, competes on the Florida circuit, or continues the same training routine at home, he can still benefit from a joint supplement…

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Meet Kerrigan and Ide’s Pride (“Seary”)

“Seary was a typical skinny off -the-track Thoroughbred. Before we discovered SmartGain 4, we tried four other weight gain supplements, none of which worked…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

60 Minutes to Healthier Joints

60 Minutes to Healthier Joints: Sound advice from equine health experts on how to help prevent bad things from happening to good joints.

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Blankets: Uncovered

We put our smarts to work for you, answering all your blanket questions (including the ones you never thought to ask!).

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Posted in Blogs, Gear Review, SmartPak Features

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