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O is for Omegas

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Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids are both essential to your horse’s diet because they support his cellular health and promote his overall health and well-being. Though your horse needs both types of omega fatty acids, maintaining the correct balance

Posted in Healthy Horses A to Z

Meet Debby and Jaxson

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Thanks, Super Farrier! <3 SmartPak

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As SmartPak’s Hoof Health Consultant, Danvers Child, CJF, has tackled your tough questions about hoof care and starred in over a dozen videos to help you take the best care of your horse’s hooves. While we’re thankful for all of

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Ask a Non-Rider: Studs and Stud Suds, Part 2

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SmartPak is a company full of riders, but believe it or not, there are some non-riders who work here. So we wondered what would happen if we asked them to explain some of the products we carry. We were NOT

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What’s New at SmartPak: July

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We work hard to make sure that you’ll be able to make the most of your time at the barn with the gear we’ve found just for you. That’s why our selection of tack, apparel, barn gear, and more gets

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Ask a Non-Rider: Leg Wraps, Part 1

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SmartPak is a company full of riders, but believe it or not, there are some non-riders who work here. So we wondered what would happen if we asked them to explain some of the products we carry. We were NOT

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Meet Lee and Tobey

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Ask the Vet needs your vote!: July 2016

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This month’s poll is now closed! Thanks to everyone who voted, and don’t forget to check back to find out which questions get answered. Thanks to everyone for submitting your horse health questions for our “Ask the Vet” video series

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National Farriers Week 2016

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Did you know that National Farriers Week is right around the corner? The 18th annual National Farriers Week is from July 10th-16th, 2016! Your hoof care professional is an invaluable member of your horse’s health team. While we hope you

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N is for Nutrition

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Modern horsekeeping is sometimes at odds with how horses were designed to live and eat, but luckily there are realistic steps you can take to build your horse’s ideal diet from the ground up. 1. FORAGE In their natural state,

Posted in Healthy Horses A to Z

Ask the Vet – Shivers, Sheath Cleaning, Vitamin E, and more! – July 2016

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    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about Shivers in horses, is sheath cleaning necessary, feeding grain before and after workouts, Vitamin

Posted in Ask the Vet, Videos

You Can Never Have Enough…

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1. Piper V-Neck T-Shirts For under $15, you don’t have to decide between colors—you can get one of each! They’re equally at home in the barn, around town and even at the gym! 2. SmartPak Lite AP Saddle Pad Perfect

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Walking a Colicking Horse

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I understand walking a colicking horse into exhaustion until the vet gets there is not beneficial at all, but what if a horse desperately wants to roll? – via HorseChannel.com I’m glad that you recognize “walking a horse to death”

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Meet Danielle and Skip

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M is for Metabolic Health

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After the food your horse eats is digested, the metabolic system turns the fuel in that food into energy, powering his every move. But what happens when things go wrong? Equine Metabolic Syndrome, or EMS, refers to a collection of

Posted in Blogs, Healthy Horses A to Z

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