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An Interview with Shannon Dueck

In this week’s What the Pro’s Use interview, we sat down with dressage rider, Shannon Dueck. In addition to being one of the biggest names in the Dressage world, Shannon is also a trained equine nutritionist, which makes her uniquely

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Meet Cathy and Hinke B & Marije

My name is Cathy Zine and these are my best friends, Friesian Mares, Hinke B (14) and Marije (12). They have been with me for five years and have taught me so much about horses and riding dressage. They are

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An Interview with Louise Serio

Congratulations to Team SmartPak Rider and this week’s What the Pro’s Use interviewee, Louise Serio and Castlerock (owned by Bryan Baldwin)! Louise and Castlerock took Wellington by storm winning the $50,000 Chronicle of the Horse/USHJA International Hunter Derby at the

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Announcing the Funniest Way to Feed Supplements Contest

Announcing the I ♥ SmartPak – Funniest Way to Feed Supplements Video Contest! Want a chance to win a $2,000 SmartPak Gift Certificate AND a free year of SmartPaks? Post a <90-second video to our wall with your funniest way

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Meet MacKensie & Butter Scotch Kisses from Union, KY

My name is April and this is my daughter, MacKensie, on her pony, Butter Scotch Kisses. We have Kisses on Farrier’s Formula Double Strength to keep her hooves healthy and her coat gleaming. We love your product and the ease

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Barn of the Month – Maplewood Warmbloods

Congratulations to this month’s Barn of the Month, Maplewood Warmbloods, owned by Jen Vanover! Located in Goshen, NY, Jen’s barn is a 60 acre facility currently caring for 28 horses.

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8 Supplement Myths BUSTED

Myth #1 – Healthy horses don’t need supplements False. A smart supplement program is a tool for maintaining your horse’s good health. Modern horse keeping puts horses under stress from limited grazing, stall confinement, feeding grain and training. These factors

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An Interview with Sandy Ferrell

Sandy was the 2008 world champion professional hunter rider. She also has a profound superstition against riding in anything new at a show.

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Meet Betty & Derby from Ocean Isle Beach, NC

As a child, I only dreamed of owning a horse. Then one day when I was in my 30′s my dream came true. I was able to finally afford one of my very own. Derby was a Valentine’s Day gift,

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An Interview with Allison Springer

Last month we announced that we were traveling around the country to interview some of the biggest names in the industry. Today we’re excited to kick off a new weekly video series from those interviews. In our first edition, we

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Meet Kelsey & Roxy from Tauton, MA

In March of 2008 I had gotten a text from my trainer saying “8 year old Oldenburg looking to come your way.” I was going to be looking at an 8 year old Hunter that I only needed to pay

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Meet Leigh-Ann D. & Peppy from Lisbon, CT

I had been riding for sixteen years and wasn’t sure if I’d ever be able to afford my own horse. This past summer, with the support of my trainer, my husband, and my father-in-law (who gave me Peppy!), my dream

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Meet Jennifer S & Dante from Topsfield, MA

My name is Jennifer, and I am the proud new owner of a wonderful 25 year old Grey QH named Dante. We live in Topsfield, MA and Dante is boarded very close to my home with 5 other horses. Our

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Barn of the Month – Kingsway Farm

Kingsway Farm, Halifax, MA Submitted by Amy Hern, owner and barn manger 23 horses on SmartPak Kingsway Farm in Halifax, Massachusetts is a hunter/jumper training facility dedicated to the happiness, comfort and well being of its equine athletes. The farm

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Healthy Joints at Any Stage

The number of joint supplements available can make selecting the right one for your horse difficult. Consider his and workload to help you get started choosing a product that suits his needs.

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