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What’s your horse’s colic risk?


These three horses live in the same environment, but they each have a different level of colic risk. Keep reading to find out why! EVERY HORSE IS AT RISK FOR COLIC. In fact, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Meet Erica and KC


Success Profile: Color Me Krazy “KC” Breed: Arabian/Paint Age: 14 Discipline: Mounted Posse, Dressage, and Competitive Trail Owner: Erica Schmidt KC loves his jobs as a police horse so much that if he hears a police siren while we’re riding,

Posted in Success Stories

Meet Wendy and Rojo

Posted in Success Stories

Meet Katie and Cooper


Success Profile: Cooper Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 19 Discipline: Eventing Owner: Katie Healey I started Cooper on SmartCombo Senior because I wanted him to get the joint and hoof support of SmartFlex® Senior and SmartHoof®. The benefits of SmartOmega 3 were

Posted in Success Stories

Getting to Know Noble


At SmartPak, we’re in the envious position of getting to partner with some of the leading brands in the equestrian space. That’s a fancy way of saying we get to work with a lot of smart, fun, creative equestrians. And

Posted in SmartPak Features

Meet Vanessa and Fresca


Success Profile: Sparkling Soda “Fresca” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 9 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Vanessa Raybaud Last year, I decided to put front shoes on Fresca because we were planning to compete and show more. Her front shoes went on and she

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Meet Brittany and Eli


Success Profile: Invite My Assets “Eli” Breed: Paint Age: 2 Discipline: Western All-Around Owner: Brittany Ames Though Eli is young, I want to make sure he’s getting support for joint and digestive health as he goes through training. I chose

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It’s All In One

allinoneheader Many horses can benefit from support in four key areas: joints, digestion, hooves, and coat. That’s why multi-purpose supplements are so popular – they target multiple areas of support in one formula. But while many horses can benefit from the
Posted in Blogs, Quizzes

Meet Traci and Vito


Success Profile: Sinfully Radical “Vito” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 17 Discipline: Western All-Around Owner: Traci Nelson Vito and I show at AQHA shows in trail, performance halter, hunt seat equitation, and horsemanship. He’s also competing in showmanship with my husband,

Posted in Success Stories

A Smarter Diet In Six Easy Steps


This spring, help your horse look and feel his best by checking “better diet” off his list. That may seem like a daunting task, so we broke it down into six key steps so you can build your horse’s ideal

Posted in Health & Nutrition, Lists

If horses were people – Farrier’s Edition

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As much as we love our horses, some of their behavior is a little…weird. Imagine if you’re best friend or co-worker acted like that? That’s exactly what we did, and we think you’ll like what we came up with! Share

Posted in Videos

Stuff Riders Say

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At SmartPak, we have a saying — “we get you because we are you.” We’ve got riders of every age, from every discipline, from all across the country who’ve come together with one goal — supporting healthy horses and happy

Posted in Videos

Meet Terry and Ollie


Success Profile: Oliver “Ollie” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 17 Discipline: English Leisure/Trail Owner: Terry Stoecker Ollie came to me later in life and brings me so much joy! He is polite, can be the lead horse on trail rides, and is

Posted in Success Stories

Choosing the right calming supplement for your horse


Does looking at the number of calming supplements available make you want to spin and bolt? Don’t shy away just yet! We’re here to help you choose the ideal calming formula for your horse so that you can be confident

Posted in Blogs

Meet Chris and Cody


Success Profile: Cody Breed: Appaloosa Age: 13 Discipline: English and Western Owner: Chris Norftill I adopted Cody two years ago after he was found abandoned in upper Maine. According to the vets he was on his own for about two

Posted in Success Stories

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Jen and Tally
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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