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Ask a Non-Rider: Jumpers commentary, Part 1

You may remember some of our previous Ask a Non-Rider videos, where we asked some of the non-riders who work at SmartPak to explain what various equestrian products are used for. For this round of our Ask a Non-Rider series,

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Ask your horse health questions for the July 2017 #AsktheVetVideo

We know you have horse health questions, and we want to help! Each month, SmartPaker Sarah and Dr. Lydia Gray, SmartPak’s Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director, will answer questions submitted by you – our loyal subscribers, followers, fans, and friends!

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Recipe: Homemade Carrot and Oat Treats

It has been such a cold and snowy winter here in Massachusetts for the past few months. I look for any excuse to fire up my oven. Prior to visiting my horse Bug last weekend I decided to make her

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How to replace air cartridges in air vests

At SmartPak, we get a lot of questions about how to replace air cartridges in air vests – an important step to take in order to get the most safety out of your air vest. But we also know that

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Ask the Vet – DSLD, bone vs bog spavin, cellulitis, and more! – BONUS EPISODE with Dr. Andy Kaneps

This BONUS episode of Ask the Vet features Dr. Andy Kaneps of Kaneps Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery as our special guest. Dr. Kaneps has worked with SmartPak in the past on various projects, but now he’s here to share

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Ask the Vet – Anhidrosis, teeth floating, moon blindness, and more! – May 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 anhidrosis in horses, when to have a horse’s teeth floated, how to tell if your farrier

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Ask the Vet needs your questions for our June 2017 video!

We know you have horse health questions, and we want to help! Each month, SmartPaker Sarah and Dr. Lydia Gray, SmartPak’s Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director, will answer questions submitted by you – our loyal subscribers, followers, fans, and friends!

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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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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

Ask your horse health questions for our May 2017 #AsktheVetvideo!

We know you have horse health questions, and we want to help! Each month, SmartPaker Sarah and Dr. Lydia Gray, SmartPak’s Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director, will answer questions submitted by you – our loyal subscribers, followers, fans, and friends!

Posted in Ask the Vet, Videos

Ask the Vet – Ringbone, Conditioning Plans, Impaction Colic, and more! – March 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 ringbone, conditioning plans coming out of winter, impaction colic, healthy hooves during the muddy,

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What Lynn Palm loves about SmartPaks

    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 she has all her horses on

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Ask the Vet BONUS QUESTIONS! – Navicular, Broken 3rd Vertebrae, and more! – February 2017

    Surprise! We told you in our last Ask the Vet video that we had something special planned for you, and here it is! As a thank you for the last year of asking your questions for us to

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Ask the Vet – Beet Pulp, Cranky Mares, Sand Colic, and More! – February 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 the difference between founder and laminitis, beet pulp as a hay replacement, supplements for

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Ask a Non-Rider: Nasal Strips, Part 1

SmartPak is a company full of riders, but believe it or not, there are some non-riders who work here. So we wondered what would happen if we asked them to explain some of the products we carry. We were NOT

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