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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Barn of the Month – K&E Stables

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K&E Stables was started November of 2007. It is located on 100 acres in Fredon NJ. It is run by Emily Bond, who says it has always been her dream to run a horse farm. K&E stables caters to all

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What’s in a Wag?

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What are the muscles in a dog’s rear right leg that could be torn and which way does the tail wag if they are happy. I am just curious and a little worried about my dog? Please respond as soon

Posted in Canine Ask the Vet

Meet Bonita and Kimi

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Success Profile: Kimi Age: 8 Breed: Thoroughbred Discipline: Dressage Owner: Bonita Biegalke A year after I adopted Kimi, I put her into a full time training program. She spent the first years of her life in a pasture, so while

Posted in Success Stories

Meet Rita and Finnegan

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Success Profile: Finnegan Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 19 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Rita Montemarano My daughter’s horse Finnegan is nineteen years old. When we purchased him last spring, he wasn’t being ridden daily but my daughter likes to ride regularly. A friend

Posted in Success Stories

A Horse of Many Colors

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Let’s talk about horse style! Winter is coming up on us shortly, and in most parts of the country many horses will need blankets, sheets, neck rugs/hoods, etc. We spend a lot of time focusing on our style as the

Posted in Blogs

Meet Blair and Gracie

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Success Profile: Gracie Breed: Paint Discipline: Ranch Versatility Age: 7 Owner: Blair Williamson “Last November, Gracie hurt herself and lost a section of hoof. On my farrier’s recommendation, I immediately started her on Farrier’s Formula Double Strength to provide her

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Is Your Horse’s Diet Coming Up Short?

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7 out of 10 horses aren’t getting a full serving of fortified grain or complete feed, according to our survey. Why not? Unfortunately, there isn’t one simple answer. Luckily, we can help! In this article, we’ll review some of the

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Balancing a Horse’s Diet

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I am concerned about oversupplementation and imbalances in my feeding program. Is there any place that I can send my feed bag tag and list of supplements that each of my horses get for review? I want to know if

Posted in Ask the Vet, Nutrition

Meet Leah and “Foxy”

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Success Profile: Foxy Lady “Foxy” Breed: Dutch Warmblood Age: 20 Discipline: Eventer Owner: Leah Allen Foxy was a successful preliminary eventer and then took some time off to be a broodmare. When I brought her back into work three years

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Your Horse Is At Risk

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900,000 horses will colic this year That estimate is from the American Association of Equine Practitioners, and it shows just how common colic is. What’s worse is colic can be very serious — in fact, more horses die from colic

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Great Gifts for Western Riders

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Shopping for riders can be tough, but at SmartPak, we’re always looking for ways to make your life easier! We polled some of the western riders at SmartPak and came up with our top picks for the western riders on

Posted in In the Tack with the Pak

Meet Loree and Cordini

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Success Profile: Cordini Breed: Holsteiner Age: 21 Discipline: Dressage Owner: Loree Magnan When my daughter went off to college two years ago, Cordini was given a well-earned retirement. At that point, he had become stiff and uncomfortable, and it showed

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Tummy Troubles

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“Tummy trouble” can mean different things for different horses. Not sure what type of support your horse needs? Read on, or call, email or click to chat for a free supplement consultation with the SmartPak experts. Horse Profile Galway Girl

Posted in Blogs

Battling Blanket Rubs

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My horse always gets really bad blanket rubs – do you have any tips on preventing those, either by choosing a certain type of blanket, or by treating the hair/skin? – Jamie R. via Facebook Even though there are numerous

Posted in Ask The Groom

Keeping Up With The SmartPakers: November 11th 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

Posted in Stories & Adventures

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