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Meet Jennifer and Icebreaker

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Breed: Thoroughbred/Percheron Age: 9 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Jennifer Church When I first got Icebreaker, he was a very green, nervous project horse. At first I wasn’t sure what type of show horse he would turn into, but he is a

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Meet Karlin, Amy, Beth and Dillon

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Name: A Major Innovation “Dillon” Breed: Appendix Quarter Horse Age: 7 Discipline: Hunter Under Saddle Owner: Karlin Klucznik Trainers: Amy Rader and Beth Tolhurst I recently moved Dillon to a new farm and immediately noticed that my normally quiet and

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Meet Rehab and Honey

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Success Profile: Honey Age: 9 Breed: QH/Arab cross Owner: Rehab Entenmann Discipline: Natural Horsemanship I keep my horse at home, and while there aren’t a lot of other horses around, there are plenty of cattle nearby. And with cattle come

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Meet Chris, Logan and Marlin

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Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 17 Discipline: Eventing Trainer: Chris Bearden Rider: Logan Bearden Marlin has always been an easy horse to handle, but he has never had an appetite while traveling and even after we arrive at competitions, it’s slow to

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Meet Rachel and Grant

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“Grant is a typical thin-skinned Thoroughbred. Since we first got him last year, he has had skin issues and his coat hasn’t had the healthy sheen that we thought it should. We tried everything and anything that we could find to help his skin and coat with no results…”

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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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Meet Jessica and Tempo

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“Tempo has always been sensitive to bugs and last summer was a particularly bad bug season because of the mild winter. Fly spray wasn’t enough to keep him comfortable, so I looked for an insect control supplement to start him on…”

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Meet Kari and Ella

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“Ella started to have breathing problems a few years ago, especially when it was hot and humid. I consulted with my veterinarian and tried a few different respiratory products, but she is a picky eater and it was a struggle to get her to eat them…”

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Meet Meghan and New Dark City (“Dylan”)

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“With the help of our trainers, Dylan and I have gone from competing in just showmanship and western pleasure to showing in a wide variety of classes in the Amateur division. As we focused on my goals of competing more and qualifying for Congress, my trainers and I decided to support Dylan’s joint health with a supplement…”

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Meet Tara and Odie

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“I adopted Odie eight years ago from a rescue. It took him two years to trust me, but now he is the most loving dog that I have ever known. About a year ago, he stopped playing and wrestling with our younger dog. I also noticed that he was falling behind on our walks and was even starting to fall down the stairs…”

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Meet Kara and Grand Slam (“Homer”)

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“After moving Homer to a new barn, I noticed he wasn’t acting like himself. Because of the stress that comes from a new barn, new hay and a new training program, we decided to support Homer’s digestive system with…”

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Meet Julia and Uncle Sam

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“I compete my horse in the jumpers and I know that his joints need comprehensive support to keep him feeling good and winning blue ribbons. I decided to try SmartFlex III Resilience Pellets because the ingredient list covers everything that my veterinarian likes to see in a joint supplement and my horse loves the taste…”

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Meet Mark and A Good Storm (“Teddy”)

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“I have had Teddy for close to four years now. We currently show in Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, and Halter with hopes to add Western Riding to our arsenal over the next year. Together we have accomplished so much more than anyone expected us to…”

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Meet Sarah and Apple Jax (“AJ”)

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“AJ has massive scope and a huge heart, but as we progressed into higher levels of eventing he began to get stiff through his joints after hard workouts…”

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Meet Abby and Hank

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“I event with my 15-year-old Quarter Horse, and when he hit his early teens I started to look for an oral joint supplement to help support his joints…”

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