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Winter Riding Adventures

Winter riding in New England normally brings chilly, unpredictable weather, and potentially some lulls in riding due to regular, unpredictable winter storms. I’m super lucky, and my barn has an indoor, so I’m able to ride Nemo year round. Most

Posted in Stories & Adventures

How It Works: Ingredients to support your horse’s hindgut

How it works: Probiotics are microscopic organisms that help break down food in the hindgut and are responsible for the production of energy and some vitamins. Prebiotics are sources of non-digestible, soluble fiber that serve as food for probiotics, keeping

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Top 5 Tips for Helping Lower Your Horse’s Colic Risk

Colic is a potentially deadly and unfortunately common condition that affects horses of all ages, breeds, and disciplines. In fact, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) estimates 900,000 horses will colic each year in the U.S. alone. But with

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How it works: Ingredients to support your horse’s stomach

How it works: Calcium and magnesium help neutralize the gastric acid that your horse’s stomach is constantly producing. L-Glutamine and sea buckthorn help support the integrity and resilience of stomach lining. Lecithin protects gastric tissue by forming a barrier between

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8 Simple Steps to Freestyle Bronze

My Goal for the 2017 Competition Year – A USDF Bronze Bar for achievement in Freestyle Dressage! Now that Newman and I have earned our United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Bronze Medal for scores at First, Second, and Third Level,

Posted in Stories & Adventures

How It Works: Ingredients to support your horse’s hooves

How it works to support circulation: Arginine supports healthy blood flow, which is a key component of maintaining hoof health because the strength of your horse’s hooves depends on nourishment that begins with good circulation. Herbs like yucca, turmeric, and

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Ask the Vet – Springtime shedding, shots, pasture, and more! – April 2017

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about springtime shedding, spring shots, spring pasture, feed rations in spring, and Cushing’s Disease, also

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From Arena to Arena: The Disciplines I’ve Tackled

It is not uncommon for a rider to dabble into different disciplines throughout their equestrian lives, just as is not also not uncommon for a rider to stick with the same riding style. I have been fortunate enough to try

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Business Intelligence/SQL Developer

SmartPak seeks talented, independent thinkers who understand the power of collaboration and imagination – people who thrive in a hard-working and fun corporate culture. You must be able to work independently and communicate your ideas quickly and clearly.   Position

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Junior .Net Developer

SmartPak seeks talented, independent thinkers who understand the power of collaboration and imagination – people who thrive in a hard-working and fun corporate culture. You must be able to work independently and communicate your ideas quickly and clearly. Position Summary

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Enter Our #SmartPakSweet16 Sweepstakes

Thanks to everyone who entered our #SmartPakSweet16 Sweepstakes! This giveaway is now closed for entries, and we’ll be announcing the winners at noon on April 12th. Check out the #SmartPakSweet16 Prizes 1. 1 month of supplements in SmartPaks 2. SmartDigest

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IT Applications Support Analyst

Position Summary The analyst will be responsible for application monitoring, support (L1 and L2), and maintenance needs of the SmartPak application portfolio, including the eCommerce website and all other applications. This is a new position for SmartPak, as our application

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How it works: Ingredients to support your horse’s tendons and ligaments

How it works: Collagen is the main structural protein found in connective tissues like tendons and ligaments. Silica has been shown to help maintain the strength of tendons and ligaments. Grape seed extract and vitamin C support cellular health through

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Forklift Operator – 1st shift

Position Summary: The Fork-Lift Operator(s) perform jobs within the warehouse as well as production floor areas. This position deals with tasks related to the movement of product that requires the use of powered equipment. Essential Job Functions: Able to read,

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Why Lynn Palm has her horses on SmartGI Ultra Pellets

    Team SmartPak rider and 2006 AQHA Horsewoman of the Year, Lynn Palm, stopped into the SmartPak offices for a visit recently, and while she was here, she talked to us about why SmartGI Ultra is her “most favorite

Posted in Team SmartPak, Team SmartPak, Videos

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