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Triumph Over Thrush

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I’ve owned horses throughout my life, and thrush is something I always thought I knew how to deal with. But recently my horse, Sawyer, came down with a very bad case of thrush, and boy was there more to learn!

Posted in Health & Nutrition

2014 National Farriers Week

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July 7-11, 2014 is National Farriers Week Your hoof care professional is an invaluable member of your horse’s health team, so don’t forget to show your gratitude for his/her hard work during National Farriers Week! Here are five fun ideas

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How to be a great client for your farrier!

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Top 10 tips for getting the most out of your relationship with your hoof care professional A consistent trimming/shoeing cycle is necessary for your horse’s hoof health, and will make your hoof care professional’s job much easier. Schedule your appointments

Posted in How To

Peek in Our Tack Trunk – Jessica and Sawyer

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Canter Silk Mane and Tail Conditioner My horse Sawyer is an “old type” (100% Lippitt) Morgan, which means he has a whole lotta mane and tail. I seriously couldn’t live without a bottle of Canter Silk Mane and Tail Conditioner

Posted in In the Tack with the Pak

Sawyer’s First Show!

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Thank you to everyone who told me how much you enjoyed my previous blog entries about Finding Sawyer (Part I and Part II)! It was really fun to hear from so many horse people who had similar experiences in finding

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Finding Sawyer – Part II: Actually Finding Sawyer

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If you missed Part 1, read that first! At this point, the quest for my perfect Morgan horse began in earnest. My teenage self, the one with polo shirts and hairnets and perfectly shiny boots, was baffled. But my true

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Finding Sawyer – Part I: Finding Myself

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My first pony was a shaggy, chestnut gelding named Dexter. Although I don’t come from a horsey family, my grandfather always loved horses, and bought me Dexter at a very young age, starting my lifelong passion. Those of you who

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Peek in Our Paks – Jessica N.

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Ever wish you could take a sneak peek inside our horses’ and dogs’ SmartPaks? Now you can! Check out the supplements we love, for the animals we adore.

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SmartPak supports up-and-coming U.S. show jumping hopefuls!

by Jessica, Product Manager, SmartSupplements Greenwich, CT – Team SmartPak member Peter Leone of Lionshare Farm hosted a clinic for young riders from California as part of the U.S. Developing Rider Program, September 12-14. The clinic focused on riding skills

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SmartPak is Red Sox Proud

Did you know that SmartPak is in the heart of Red Sox Nation? As you can see, we were as excited as Papelbon at a dance contest that our beloved team won the World Series! Good job Sox!

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SmartPak Customer Care Team Goes Pink for Cancer Research

by:  Jno – Customer Care Team Manager In case you haven’t noticed yet, we like pink around here.  But even more than that, we love supporting the Breast Cancer cause.  This week SmartPak’s Customer Care Team hosted the 2nd Annual “Pink Day”

Posted in Blogs, Events

The Pak Walks for a Cure

by: Jessica – Sales Team —— January 2007 – Exciting News! Exciting news! A team of SmartPak employees has joined together to participate in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. In order to participate in the walk, each person is

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