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The Best Wedding Present Ever

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Getting married is very exciting, yet very stressful. I have learned a lot about myself during this process as well as a lot about my fiancé and my family. While it can be a stressful time, there are many great

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: Weekend Update – May 29, 2013

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During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is revealed! Read about what

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SmartPakers Show Off Their Boston Spirit

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As a Plymouth, MA-based company full of runners (and riders), the tragic events of Marathon Monday hit particularly close to home for SmartPakers, both emotionally and geographically. But if you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or just about any other social

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: Weekend Update – April 15, 2013

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During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is revealed! Read about what

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Jaime Goes West

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Over the St. Patty’s Day weekend, my good friend Abby & I got to adventure through the rolling hills of Los Angeles, CA. The beautiful four hour trail ride covered over five miles of trails through Griffith Park. The 5000

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: Weekend Update – April 2, 2013

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During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is revealed! Read about what

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SmartPak Academy – MSPCA & Nevins Farm

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“The best way to spend an evening is with a roomful of cuddly bunnies and horse people, and I was able to do just that during a recent SmartPak Academy, hosted by the MSPCA & Nevins Farm in Methuen, MA…”

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Drago comes to America

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“I’ve been lucky enough to own several horses over the years, and they’ve all been purchased here in the United States. This past year, I decided that I would really like to buy a young, green horse from Europe and have a fun project to work on. I started talking with my trainers about this a year ago in February 2012. I was leasing a really nice horse so I was in no hurry…”

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: weekend update – March 18, 2013

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During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past week and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…

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A Clinic with Heather Blitz

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“I was literally shaking in my boots as I loaded my horse, Hale, onto the trailer. We were on our way to ride with Heather Blitz! Heather has been my long-time dressage idol, and I never dreamed that I would someday have the chance to meet her, let alone participate in a clinic with her…”

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Winter escape to Arabians and arid deserts

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“At the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show there was plenty around to occupy the equine enthusiast from cheering on competitors in the four different rings to the great shopping experience. SmartPakers Casey, Paige, Susan and Courtney really enjoyed visiting with our customers, as well as watching and learning more about this brilliant breed…”

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: weekend update – March 4, 2013

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During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past week and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: weekend update – February 19, 2013

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“During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past week and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…”

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Keeping up with the SmartPakers: weekend update – February 4, 2013

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During the week, you know our life is no mystery: we are here working hard to make you happier and your horse healthier. But what do we do on the weekend, you ask? The mystery is finally revealed! Read about what SmartPakers did this past weekend and see if any of our adventures sound similar to yours…

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Now and then: A lifetime with our horses

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Have you and your horse been together for what seems like forever? We asked the SmartPakers how long they have been with their horse(s) and asked them to share their fondest memories and photos together over the years. As you can see, our horses truly are our family members. How long have you and your horse been together? Leave us a note in the comments!

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