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Should I be feeding my horse’s supplements year-round?

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My show horse gets a joint supplement, an electrolyte supplement, Omega Horseshine and SmartHoof Pellets. A few people in my barn mentioned that they stop feeding supplements once show season is over, and I’m wondering if that is recommended. I

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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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Ask the Farrier: Hoof Circulation Q & A with Danvers Child, CJF

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“Some hoof supplements say they support healthy blood flow—why is that important? I thought hooves were “dead” tissue. – BR from Waynesville, NC”

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Ask the Farrier: Important factors for hoof health

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“Several riders at my barn use hoof supplements for their horses, while others swear by a particular farrier. When it comes to healthy hooves, what factor plays the biggest role? — BM from Washington D.C.”

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Meet Eden, Vanessa and Romeo

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“For years, I struggled to keep Romeo’s hooves in good shape. He has always had extremely thin hoof walls and soles…”

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Peek in Our Paks – Cathlin 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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A Year in The Life of a Hoof

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“When it comes to supporting healthy hoof growth, there are many factors to consider, but the one most horse owners forget is patience! Cracking, crumbling, chipping hooves are not a pretty sight, so many riders start their horses on a hoof supplement hoping for a quick fix…”

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Coast-to-Coast Combo Conversation

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If your horse is receiving multiple supplements for joint, hoof, and coat, consider our multi-purpose supplement as an all-in-one approach. The whole country’s talking about it

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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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In & On: Hooves

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“Keeping your horse’s toes in tip-top shape isn’t just a great way to impress handsome farriers and make your barn mates jealous, it’s an investment in your horse’s health and soundness…”

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Meet Lindsay and Brutus

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“Last year, Brutus was losing shoes left and right. That problem quickly turned into a bigger issue when his hooves started breaking up. I had ordered supplements from SmartPak before, so I turned to them when I decided to put Brutus on a hoof supplement to improve his hoof quality…”

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Stable Smart Q&A: Winter Hoof Care with Danvers Child, CJF

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What should horse owners be aware of in order to take great care of their horses’ hooves as winter approaches?

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Meet Mary and Happy Hour

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“My horse Happy Hour and I have been partners for five years. We started off showing in equitation, then did some jumper classes and now we’re concentrating on the hunter ring. I wanted to put him on a joint supplement because he sometimes felt stiff and uncomfortable at the beginning of our rides…”

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Peek in Our Paks – Marisa C.

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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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Peek in Our Paks – Kaitlyn Z.

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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: Kaitlyn Z. Department: Marketing Horse: Rex Discipline: Hunter/Jumper I

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Posted in Blogs, Gear Review, SmartPak Features

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