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Meet Kate and Lugnut

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Success Profile: Lugnut Breed: Draft/Quarter Horse Age: 19 Discipline: Dressage/Trail Riding Owner: Kate Foley My horse is 19 years young and full of spice! I started him on SmartFlex Senior Pellets about six months ago because he was showing some

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Barn of the Month – Paint Creek Farm

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Barn: Paint Creek Farm Located in: Lipan, TX Barn Owner: Claudia Knudsen Horses on SmartPaks: 33 Paint Creek Farm was founded by Claudia Knudsen 15 years ago as a rehabilitation farm for hunter/jumper show horses. “Over the years, many horses

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Combo Nation

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No matter their discipline or workload, most horses can benefit from support in four key areas: joint, digestive, hoof, and coat. See why riders from all over the map love these multi-purpose supplements for their horses. Customer: Kara Blevins Horse:

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Bring Things Into Balance

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Challenge #8 Difficulty: Easy Perfect for: All horses Discover the critical nutrient that can benefit all horses! Open up any health or fitness magazine, and you’re bound to find at least one article singing the praises of omega 3 fatty

Posted in Horse Health Challenge

Meet Laura and Ocean

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Success Profile: Ocean Breed: Holsteiner Age: 10 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Laura Roesing My horse Ocean and I compete in the open jumpers; we were working toward Grand Prix classes before he hurt himself last year. When he was showing signs

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Meet Olivia and Aris

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Success Profile: Aris Breed: Dutch Warmblood Age: 8 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Olivia Spencer Aris is my once-in-a-lifetime horse, and I still pinch myself every day that he’s mine. I always have SmartDigest Ultra in his SmartPaks because I love the

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Meet Suzanne & “Watson”

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Success Profile: Wooden Phone “Watson” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 16 Discipline: Dressage Owner: Suzanne Minter I started Watson on SmartDigest Ultra because I wanted to start taking him off property to school, show, and trail ride but was worried about the

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Serve It Up Right

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Challenge #7 Difficulty: Medium Prep work: Find your horse’s feed bag Your horse’s diet is the foundation of his health and well-being, but many horses are coming up short in four key areas of nutrition. This year, make sure your

Posted in Horse Health Challenge

Break Up With Your Buckets

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Challenge #9 Difficulty: Medium Benefit: Peace of mind If you’re looking for a satisfying, stress-free relationship with supplements, you’re never going to find it with buckets. Read these riders’ bucket break-up stories to find out why they’re so happy to

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On the Road with SmartPak: January Recap

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Western Spring Photo Shoot: SmartPaker Becki: This year we decided to take our spring Western Shoot out west to the sunshine and warm weather of Southern California. Nestled in the equestrian community of Chino Hills, Hillcrest Equestrian Center was our

Posted in Travel

Meet Your Match

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Even though we’re supplement experts, sometimes we feel more like match makers, helping riders pair up their horses with the right supplements. We’ve had a lot of success over the years bringing together lasting, healthy relationships, so we decided to

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: February 2014

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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 month and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Put Your Best Foot Forward

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Challenge #6 Difficulty: Medium Time to complete: 1 year “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb Healthy hooves are grown one day at a time Just like

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Meet Jamie and Nelson

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Success Profile: Nelson Breed: Appendix Quarter Horse Age: 14 Discipline: Dressage Owner: Jamie DeConcini During the summer, Nelson developed issues with his skin and coat. I tried everything I could think of, including all of the fungus sprays on the

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Barn of the Month – Patchwork Farm

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Barn: Patchwork Farm, Canton, GA SmartPaks: 22 Trainer: Janet Salem Rider/Trainer: Lauren Hulen Kissel Patchwork Farm sits on 60 acres in Cherokee County, Georgia, and offers kind, classical, and correct training for both horse and rider. Focusing on hunter/jumpers, trainers

Posted in Barn of the Month

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