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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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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!

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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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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 the Vet – Hot and Cold Therapy, Feed Labels, Horse Hydration, and more! – December 2016

    Have a question for our Vet? We’re taking a break over the holidays, so you have extra time to ask your horse health question! Ask your question in the comments below using #askthevetvideo by December 23rd to be

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Ask the Vet – Bot eggs, joint supplements, bran mashes, and more! – November 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about cannon keratosis, how to remove bot eggs from your horse, most recommended joint supplements,

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Ask the Vet – Warts, Cribbing, Deworming, and more! – October 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about warts and aural plaques, cribbing, when to deworm, basic first aid, and electrolytes. Have

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Ask the Vet – Oversupplementing, windpuffs, 24/7 turnout, and more! – September 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about what to know before you own a horse, oversupplementing, 24/7 turnout, what are windpuffs,

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Ask the Vet – Saddle fit, colic research, rain rot, and more! – August 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about itching by a horse sensitive to bug bites, guidelines for how to ice your

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Ask the Vet – Shivers, Sheath Cleaning, Vitamin E, and more! – July 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about Shivers in horses, is sheath cleaning necessary, feeding grain before and after workouts, Vitamin

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Ask the Vet – Deworming, Abscesses, EHV-1, and more! – June 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about how to deworm a horse, what abscesses are and how they form and eventually

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Ask the Vet – Lyme disease in horses, fly sheets, how much can a horse carry, and more! – May 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about how much weight can a horse carry, Lyme disease in horses, the difference between

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Ask the Vet – Kissing Spine, Over and Underweight horses, and Hoof Abscesses – April 2016

    You asked, we answered! In this episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about what is “kissing spine,” how to tell if your horse is overweight, tips and

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Ask the Vet – Thrush, Anemia, Ulcers, and more! – March 2016

    You asked, we answered! In the second episode of our monthly series, Ask the Vet, Dr. Lydia Gray and SmartPaker Sarah answer your questions about how to prevent thrush in the spring, anemia in horses, what to have

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