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Colic – Don’t Let The Odds Stack Up Against You

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The American Association of Equine Practitioners estimates that 900,000 horses will colic this year. Not only is colic common, it can be very serious—more horses die from colic than any other condition. With statistics like that, managing your horse’s digestive

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Meet Hannah and “Quinn”

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Success Profile: Good Temptations “Quinn” Breed: Paint/Thoroughbred cross Age: 8 Discipline: Hunter Under Saddle Owner: Hannah Heil After a somewhat inconsistent show season in 2012, I had an unhappy and uncomfortable horse on my hands. At an ulcer scoping clinic,

Posted in Success Stories

The perfect gift for mom

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You love mom, and you want to show her you care by getting her the perfect gift. So this Mother’s Day, we’re making your job easy by sharing our top gift picks to help you find something that’s just right

Posted in Blogs

No Fly Zone

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When it comes to battling the bugs, it’s important to have a barn-wide system that keeps you covered from all sides. Read on to learn what types of fly control to use where so you can create the ultimate plan

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Meet Michaela and “Six”

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Success Profile: Streakin French Bell “Six” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 6 Discipline: Barrel Racing Owner: Michaela Zebro I do college rodeo at Montana State University and started running my Quarter Horse, Six. Since she’s young and the hauls to get

Posted in Success Stories

Feeding the Easy Keeper

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My horse is a very easy keeper. He lives outdoors 24/7 and doesn’t get any grain. He wears a grazing muzzle in the spring and summer which seems to keep him from getting too fat, but is he getting all

Posted in Ask the Vet, Nutrition

Meet McKenna and “Wyatt”

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Success Profile: Why It Works “Wyatt” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 6 Discipline: Eventing Owner: McKenna Borton When Wyatt came to me, his coat was dull and he was prone to getting bumps all over his body. I tried a dozen different

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Meet Maria and “Leroy”

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Success Profile: Winkin for Chocolate “Leroy” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 9 Discipline: All-Around Owner: Maria Salazar A little over a year ago, we bought our handsome Leroy to show on the AQHA circuit. Leroy is a delicate flower and is

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On the Road with SmartPak: March Recap

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AQHA Convention SmartPaker Lissa: I attended the AQHA Convention in New Orleans with Becki, our VP of Western/Business Development. This was our first time to New Orleans so our fellow AQHA Corporate Partners, Team SmartPak Riders and other industry professionals

Posted in Travel

Meet Elizabeth and “Bella”

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Success Profile: Macs Mia Bella “Bella” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 4 Discipline: All-Around Owner: Elizabeth Anderson Bella is a fantastic, quiet girl, but during her cycle she can be cranky with people and irritable under saddle. After comparing our supplement

Posted in Success Stories

Meet Jacquelyn and “Gatsby”

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Success Profile: Cashbas Jalouse “Gatsby” Breed: Appendix Quarter Horse Age: 12 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Jacquelyn Cole As a first-time owner, I have taken immaculate care of Gatsby. I never thought in a million years that he would have any health

Posted in Success Stories

Meet Jackie and Angora

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Success Profile: Angora Breed: Georgian Grande Age: 6 Discipline: Eventing Owner: Jackie Hogan I’ve owned for Angora for four years and she has been a handful! She’s very smart and lovable, but she isn’t always focused under saddle. A friend

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On the Road with SmartPak: February Recap

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Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show SmartPaker Kristen: SmartPaker Carolyn and I packed our bags once again, but this time we headed to Scottsdale, Arizona, for the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. This show focuses solely on the Arabian horse and included almost

Posted in Travel

Meet Ashley and Soho

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Success Profile: Soho Breed: Westphalian Age: 11 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Ashley Wilson For years I promised myself that I would someday qualify for the Devon Horse Show, and I was so excited when I qualified last year. Then, a few

Posted in Success Stories

Meet Joanne and “Cooper”

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Success Profile: Sweet Escape “Cooper” Breed: Paint Age: 13 Discipline: All-Around Owner: Joanne Bramer When I asked my vet about starting Cooper on a supplement to support his joint health, he recommended that I find one that provided both HA

Posted in Success Stories

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Apparently I've been obsessed with horses since I was born, and I used to beg for pony rides on a regular basis. I started showing in 4-H, progressed to equitation and jumpers in high school and rode on the IHSA team in college where I also discovered the joys...

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