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How to put together an English bridle

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Putting together an English bridle can be challenging and confusing. Luckily for you, SmartPaker Lindsey is here to show you how it’s done! Watch as Lindsey walks you through how to assemble the Harwich Padded Fancy Stitch Bridle by SmartPak

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Pop Quiz: Make a Muscle

Make a Muscle

Muscle Health Which of these does a horse need to develop strong, healthy muscle tissue? Amino acids Exercise A diet high in sugar a and b In order to build muscle, your horse needs a combination of both amino acids

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Smarter Stall Rest

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Why stall rest? When you get injured, you know to take it easy. Unfortunately, your horse can’t read a doctor’s note. That’s why veterinarians often recommend restricting movement to help your horse heal. Building your rehab plan Whether your horse

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You work hard to support your passion. All that stress adds up, but the moment you pull up to the barn, it all melts away. That’s why we work hard to make your escape even easier, giving you more time

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Meet Mark and Teddy – 2015 Update

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Meet Trish and Jack – 2015 Update

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If horses were people – OUTTAKES!

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As much as you love “If horses were people”, not all of the Sara(h)’s acting skills are…perfect. Find that hard to believe? You shouldn’t…there are plenty of bloopers and outtakes from all of our videos, but especially “If horses were

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Saving with SmartPaks is Easy!

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How would you like to have some extra time in your day? What about some extra money in your pocket, less stress in your day, and a cleaner, more organized feed room? Who wouldn’t?! By ordering SmartPaks, you get all

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Meet Colleen and Lyle – 2015 Update

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Meet Keri, Sophia, and Enzo

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Riding is more than a sport. It’s beyond an attitude, and larger than a lifestyle. It’s who you are, so here’s to the fearless kid in you. Have a great ride!

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How to fold a blanket

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Tired of struggling with unruly blankets or leg straps hanging out all over the place? SmartPak to the rescue! This video shows you the easy way to get a tidy fold in no time flat! Does your horse need a

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How to put together a Western headstall

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When deciding which Western bridle to use on your horse, there are a lot of different options. Fortunately, SmartPaker Sarah is here to help! Watch as Sarah assembles the Rockin’ SP Single Ear Headstall and Rockin’ SP Browband Headstall. She’ll

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Stuff Riders Say – Farriers Edition

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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

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Meet Marsha and Jackson

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