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Choosing the right calming supplement for your horse

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Does looking at the number of calming supplements available make you want to spin and bolt? Don’t shy away just yet! We’re here to help you choose the ideal calming formula for your horse so that you can be confident

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Dust Busters

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Between the shavings he sleeps in, the hay he eats, and the cobwebs in the rafters, your horse’s home may be full of dust that could negatively affect his respiratory health. That’s because “dust” isn’t just “dust.” Dust particles are

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Regulatory: QA Specialist

The Quality Specialist will assist with major aspects of developing, implementing and monitoring Quality Systems associated with an FDA regulated facility. This position will be responsible for collecting and processing samples, communicating results and making decisions as to necessary next

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Ahhh, Sweet Spring

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Ahhh, sweet Spring. For those of us who endured the “snowpocalypse” winter in the Northeast, Spring this year is even more welcomed than usual. We certainly had a hard time riding in all the snow, but we did the next

Posted in In the Tack with the Pak

SmartGut® Ultra Pellets Research in the News

Since we first completed our research study on SmartGut Ultra Pellets, we’ve been eager to share our findings with horse owners and veterinarians and have been thrilled to see it featured in magazines and at veterinary conferences over the past

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Foregut or Hindgut? That’s The Question – Part 3

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Make sure to check out part 1 and part 2! SECTION: FOREGUT & HINDGUT CONCERN: TWO COMMON PROBLEMS ONE SMART SOLUTION Many of the risk factors that can lead to gastric lesions can also put your horse at risk for

Posted in Blogs, Health & Nutrition

Barn Sales: Vice President of Sales

The Vice President of Sales is responsible for developing, executing, and continuously improving SmartPak’s direct sales channel, focused primarily on equine boarding barns/stables. The VP of Sales will partner with SmartPak’s CEO, Chief Marketing Officer, and head of Customer Care

Posted in Jobs

In Loving Memory

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You were a loving and patient partner. From our early days learning dressage together, to your “retirement” years of tearing around the field and stirring up all the youngsters, you always brought your kindness, your heart, and your spirit. Thank you for everything, Wes. You are missed.

Posted in Blogs

4 Ways to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy

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A wellness plan is a proactive approach in caring for your horse. At SmartPak, our mission is to support healthy horses and happy riders. One of the best ways you can help keep your horse healthy is by partnering with

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Operations: Replenishment Lead

SmartPak is looking for a Replenishment Lead for our Warehouse. Reporting in to the Fulfillment Manager, the Replenishment Lead will oversee all Replenishment Warehouse operations including Returns, Manufacture Returns and Slotting. The Nitty Gritty: Create daily replenishment pull sheets and

Posted in Jobs

When I walk outside

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When I walk outside, the slate is wiped clean. When I walk outside, I turn to the right and walk toward the back paddock. Letting out a short whistle I peek around the corner and look for my red heads.

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Operations: General Warehouse

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When most people say “work hard, play hard,” they don’t mean at the same time. But we’re not most people. We’re a little more awesome than that, and we’re willing to bet that you are too. At SmartPak, we’re serious

Posted in Jobs

Taking on a project horse

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I manage a small co-op barn at a private farm with four stalls and two other horse owners. Usually we have all four stalls filled, but recently we lost a horse to a bad leg injury. That empty stall has

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Keeping the Retired Show Horse Engaged

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Almost three years ago I retired my now almost 18 year old APHA gelding from the show ring after a long career traveling all over the country to attend shows chasing year end points and competing in everything from trail

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Customer Care: Part Time Customer Care Representative (Nights and weekends)

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When most people say “work hard, play hard,” they don’t mean at the same time. But we’re not most people. We’re a little more awesome than that, and we’re willing to bet that you are too. At SmartPak, we’re serious

Posted in Jobs

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