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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Electrolytes and Ulcers: Is There a Link?

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“I’ve heard lately that electrolytes are contraindicated for horses with a history of ulcers – is this true?…”

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Posted in Ask the Vet, G.I. Conditions

Protect your dog’s pearly whites

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“Do you brush your dog’s teeth? For most of us the answer will probably be “no,” but with February being Canine Dental Health Month, we wanted to look at why keeping your pup’s mouth clean can do more than freshen his breath…”

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Posted in Canine Lifestyle

Peek in Our Paks – Cathlin B.

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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 animals we adore.

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Posted in Blogs, SmartPak Features

Meet Kari and Ella

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“Ella started to have breathing problems a few years ago, especially when it was hot and humid. I consulted with my veterinarian and tried a few different respiratory products, but she is a picky eater and it was a struggle to get her to eat them…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

Raise Your Joint IQ

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“Put your joint smarts to the test!”

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Posted in Basic Health Care, Diseases and Conditions

Judge My Ride Premium Evaluation – Lauren Culver and Limited Edition

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“This horse considers the 2’9″ oxer to be pretty small for him, so he demonstrates he wants to jump higher! He is very good with his legs but restricted with his face…”

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Posted in Contests, Our Stars

Meet Meghan and New Dark City (“Dylan”)

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“With the help of our trainers, Dylan and I have gone from competing in just showmanship and western pleasure to showing in a wide variety of classes in the Amateur division. As we focused on my goals of competing more and qualifying for Congress, my trainers and I decided to support Dylan’s joint health with a supplement…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

Keeping up with the SmartPakers: weekend update – February 19, 2013

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“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 revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past week and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…”

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Posted in Blogs, SmartPak Features, Stories & Adventures

Keeping Weight on Horses Through Winter

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” I have a paint horse that is 30 years old and he has lost weight and is looking bad despite being on feeding supplements. Is there any one particular supplement that will help him gain weight?…”

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Posted in Ask the Vet, Nutrition, Seasonal Horse Care, Weight Management

Meet Tara and Odie

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“I adopted Odie eight years ago from a rescue. It took him two years to trust me, but now he is the most loving dog that I have ever known. About a year ago, he stopped playing and wrestling with our younger dog. I also noticed that he was falling behind on our walks and was even starting to fall down the stairs…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

Meet Kara and Grand Slam (“Homer”)

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“After moving Homer to a new barn, I noticed he wasn’t acting like himself. Because of the stress that comes from a new barn, new hay and a new training program, we decided to support Homer’s digestive system with…”

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Meet Julia and Uncle Sam

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“I compete my horse in the jumpers and I know that his joints need comprehensive support to keep him feeling good and winning blue ribbons. I decided to try SmartFlex III Resilience Pellets because the ingredient list covers everything that my veterinarian likes to see in a joint supplement and my horse loves the taste…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

Meet Mark and A Good Storm (“Teddy”)

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“I have had Teddy for close to four years now. We currently show in Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, and Halter with hopes to add Western Riding to our arsenal over the next year. Together we have accomplished so much more than anyone expected us to…”

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SmartOmega Man and the Omega 6 Overload

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Modern horsekeeping puts your horse at odds with Mother Nature. Fortunately, there is a hero whose sole mission in life is to help bring your horse’s diet back into balance…

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Meet Sarah and Apple Jax (“AJ”)

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“AJ has massive scope and a huge heart, but as we progressed into higher levels of eventing he began to get stiff through his joints after hard workouts…”

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Posted in Our Stars, Success Stories

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