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Meet Rebecca and Lancelot

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Name: Lancelot Gender: Gelding Breed: Percheron Cross Age: 8 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owners: Rebecca Adkins Lancelot and I show in low level dressage and hunter/jumper shows. He can be a high-energy horse in general, but his behavior got worse as the

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Meet Kelly and Hotrods Are Tempting

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Name: Hotrods Are Tempting Age: 4 Gender: Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse Discipline: Western Pleasure & Western All-Around Owner: Kelly Lange Hotrod tends to be a worrier, and he used to spook very easily. He would get tense and was inattentive

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Meet Brooke and Denali

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Name: Storm City Slew (“Denali”) Breed: Thoroughbred Discipline: Dressage Gender: Mare Age: 7 Owner: Brooke Lyle Freeburg SmartFlex RepairWe bought Denali at an auction, and gave her a few months off to just be a horse. She started into dressage

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From Wild to Mild

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For most riders, if you’re not riding, you’re thinking about riding. But when you’re counting the weeks until summer or the hours until 5 o’clock, you’re not dreaming about spooking horses or missing shoes. Fortunately, there are supplements that can help you make the most of your time in the barn.

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Meet Kristen and Spice It Up

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Spice tends to be high strung in unfamiliar situations. At shows, she would spook at everything from trailers to other horses. In the ring, she was tense and always ready to bolt. I was really getting discouraged, so I started looking for calming supplements.

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Peek in Our Paks – Emily

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Ever wish you could take a sneak peek inside our horses’ SmartPaks? Now you can! Check out the supplements we love, for the horses we adore. Meet this month’s pick, Emily from our Customer Care Team.

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Beat the Winter Blues

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A long winter can take its toll on your horse in a number of ways. Luckily, supplements can help him with everything from keeping weight on to focusing in the ring (even when cool temps make him forget his manners).

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Meet Janet and Freedom

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My new horse, Freedom, used to get incredibly nervous when training. He’d prance around and break out into an anxious sweat, even if we were just standing in the middle of the arena!

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Goodbye to Butterflies

Tense, edgy, spooky, worried. If any of these words describe your horse, a calming supplement could make training easier and riding more fun. These natural products are carefully formulated to alleviate anxiety, improve focus and help your horse feel confident

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Calming Supplements: What to Know Before You Show

Show days are supposed to be fun-for you and for your horse. But, if your horse is too stressed out, he can be hard to handle and impossible to enjoy.

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