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Snow Isn’t The Only Winter Worry

WinterRisks

Horse-keeping during the winter brings its own unique challenges, and those challenges can wreak havoc on your horse’s GI tract and increase his risk for digestive upset. But with the right care and support, you can help ensure your horse

Posted in Blogs, Health & Nutrition

Web Marketing: Senior User Experience Designer

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Are you confident, capable, creative and passionate? Do you want to know that your work makes a difference? Does a hard-working, collaborative, fast-paced environment sound exciting? If so, the Senior User Experience Designer position may be for you. This position

Posted in Jobs

Accounting: Staff Accountant

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The Staff Accountant position will support the Controller and Senior Staff Accountant in the management of the general ledger, audit preparation, reporting and other Accounting duties. The Nitty Gritty: Manage fixed assets and depreciation schedules Prepares journal entries; accruals and

Posted in Jobs

Production: Machine Operator – 2nd Shift

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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

Triumph Over Thrush

Sawyer post thrush

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

Get Schooled

getSchooled

Everyone knows that college students don’t make the best choices when it comes to food. Check out these horses, then ask yourself — is your horse on a college student diet?

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Merchandising-Director of Merchandising

werehiring

The Director of Merchandising manages multiple assigned product merchandising categories and leads the development of consumer relevant products that delivers against strategic, financial and brand objectives. Reporting to the VP or Merchandising, the Director of Merchandising will oversee a team

Posted in Jobs

Helping Your Horse Move to a New Barn

helpMove

Let’s face it- moving is rarely fun! And just like for you, moving can be really stressful on your horse. For those of us that board, and even those that keep their horses at home, moving is likely to be

Posted in Stories & Adventures, Travel

IT- .Net Developer

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We’re looking for self-motivated developers who are at the point in their career where they know that they can make a significant contribution to the direction of our e-commerce and internal intranet based systems through thoughtful design and solid development.

Posted in Jobs

The Pain… “Joy” of Saddle Shopping

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Let me preface this blog with the fact that I hate jean shopping. Hate’s not even a strong enough word, loathe, despise, abhor, all compounded together in a run on sentence of hate is a better description of my feelings

Posted in In the Tack with the Pak

Too Busy to Ride

harric

I was very fortunate to grow up with my horses in my backyard. My parents owned a boarding facility – not only convenient for a horse crazy little girl, it taught me A LOT about riding, barn management and horse

Posted in Stories & Adventures

On the road with the SmartPakers: October 2014

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SmartPaker Whitney: In October I was lucky enough to travel to one of the biggest horse events in the US, The All American Quarter Horse Congress with fellow SmartPaker Veronica. I have heard stories about how amazing this event is

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Creative: Interactive Designer

werehiring

The Interactive team is looking for a confident, capable and passionate Interactive Designer who is a unique blend of creativity and coding. Someone energetic and ambitious who stops at nothing to engage SmartPak customers in a meaningful way. Someone who

Posted in Jobs

SmartGut® Ultra Pellets Research Presented at the Colic Research Symposium

Dr. Frank Andrews, large animal internal medicine specialist (ACVIM) and Director of the Equine Health Studies Program at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, has spent the last 24 years researching the causes, treatment, and prevention of gastric ulcer

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Creative – Studio Photographer

werehiring

The Creative Department is looking to fill the role of Studio Photographer with someone fun-loving, hard-working, fast-paced, detail-oriented and creative! The perfect candidate for this position will be able and willing to work in a deadline-driven direct marketing environment. Here’s

Posted in Jobs

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