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Peek in our Paks – Angie P.

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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 animals we adore. This Month’s Pick Staff Member: Angie P. Department: Merchandising Horse: Falkner Discipline: Dressage It

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Peek in Our Paks – Mollie B.

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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 animals we adore.

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Drink it Up: All About Electrolytes

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If salt makes you thirsty, how exactly do electrolytes work?

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Electrolytes and Ulcers: Is There a Link?

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“I’ve heard lately that electrolytes are contraindicated for horses with a history of ulcers – is this true?…”

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Posted in Ask the Vet, G.I. Conditions

Meet Andrea and Harry

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“It was instilled in me as a kid that without good feet and legs, a horse will not perform to the best of its abilities. My horse Harry is in training for eventing so having great feet is a top priority!…”

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Peek in Our Paks – Casey F.

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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 animals we adore.

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Top-10 Western Products

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Every month, we tally our customer reviews from western riders like you to find our customers’ favorite products. With 78,000+ reviews, we think it’s hard to beat the insight from our own customers. Check out this month’s Top-10 Western Products to find some great picks for you and your horse.

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The Great Electrolyte Debate: You Can Lead a Horse to Water…

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“Is it always appropriate to administer electrolytes to a slightly dehydrated horse? I say that if the horse has become dehydrated from not drinking (vs. sweating) then electrolytes by paste or feed aren’t a good idea. Don’t the electrolytes need appropriate amounts of water within the body to “dissolve”? My counterparts say that the horse will naturally drink more (or start drinking) in response to the salt in the electrolytes and voila, hydrated horse.”

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How to Make a SmartSicle

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“Treats comes in all shapes, sizes and temperatures at Lucky Horse Equine Rescue in Bolton, MA. This summer, everyone’s been enjoying SmartSicles made from SmartPak’s SmartLytes® Supplement…”

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Healthy Hydration

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Dehydration can have serious consequences for any horse, any time of year. Inadequate water intake and mineral imbalances can cause fatigue, muscle stiffness and even colic.

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Peek in Our Paks – Jessica N.

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Ever wish you could take a sneak peek inside our horses’ and dogs’ SmartPaks? Now you can! Check out the supplements we love, for the animals we adore.

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Posted in Blogs, Gear Review, SmartPak Features

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