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Meet Alissa and Elijah

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“When Elijah hurt his ankle last winter I started him on SmartFlex Rehab to support him in his recovery. I expected him to be stiff when his stall rest ended, but he wasn’t at all…”

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Barn of the Month – Roberson Equestrian Facility

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“With over 50 horses on the property, we rely on SmartPak to keep our feeding program organized and to help keep the horses going at their absolute best. SmartPaks have streamlined the feeding process and save us time and money. Once we started using SmartPaks, everything became much more consistent…”

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Judge My Ride Premium Evaluation – Anna Radhika White and Malachi

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“This is an interesting photo because I think Malachi has more scope than he is demonstrating here. He has pushed off perfectly behind from a good distance to this solid roll top obstacle…”

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The Name Game – 2012′s Top Horse Names

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As part of our year-end tradition, we compiled a list of the top 100 horse names for the last year. Check out the list and see if your horse’s name made the cut!

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Meet Kaitlin and Sabre

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“I’ve had my horse Sabre for ten years and we’ve “been-there-done-that”. We competed in eventing and hunter/jumper shows, did Pony Club, performed in parades and demonstrations, and have ridden on the beaches of southern California and in the snow of the Sierra Nevada Mountains…”

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: Weekend Update – November 26, 2012

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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 finally revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past weekend and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…

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More Muscle or Weight?

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Weight gain supplements and muscle supplements are both designed to help your horse optimize his body
condition, but they work in very different ways. Not sure which one your horse needs? Read on!

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Meet Lindsay and Brutus

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“Last year, Brutus was losing shoes left and right. That problem quickly turned into a bigger issue when his hooves started breaking up. I had ordered supplements from SmartPak before, so I turned to them when I decided to put Brutus on a hoof supplement to improve his hoof quality…”

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Meet Amy and Brave Heart (“Heart”)

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“As a large draft cross, Heart seemed to struggle with the endurance required for eventing. He was sometimes overly tired after cross country, so I looked into getting a supplement that could help support healthy muscle recovery after hard work…”

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To Clip or Not to Clip?

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Like just about everything in the horse world, the answer is “that depends on your horse.” Environment, management and personal preference all play a role in deciding whether or not to clip. Start by answering some key questions:

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: Weekend Update – November 12, 2012

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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 finally revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past weekend and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…

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Barn of the Month – American Acres Training Center

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American Acres – Little Rock, AR Owner: Carol Jones Barn Manager: Elizabeth Fordyce Equine SmartPaks: 16 About American Acres American Acres Training Center is located in Little Rock, Arkansas and has been in this location for eight years. Carol Jones

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Stable Smart Q&A: Winter Hoof Care with Danvers Child, CJF

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What should horse owners be aware of in order to take great care of their horses’ hooves as winter approaches?

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Meet Mary and Happy Hour

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“My horse Happy Hour and I have been partners for five years. We started off showing in equitation, then did some jumper classes and now we’re concentrating on the hunter ring. I wanted to put him on a joint supplement because he sometimes felt stiff and uncomfortable at the beginning of our rides…”

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The 360 Approach

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While small changes can help, a full-spectrum program is the best way to tackle your horse’s health challenges.

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