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Getting to Know Noble

nobleoutfitters

At SmartPak, we’re in the envious position of getting to partner with some of the leading brands in the equestrian space. That’s a fancy way of saying we get to work with a lot of smart, fun, creative equestrians. And

Posted in SmartPak Features

Horses: Hawaii Style!

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My husband and I finally made it back to Hawaii in January 2015 for a belated anniversary gift to ourselves. We had officially tied the knot in The Aloha State (we got “maui’d” on Maui) and loved it so much

Posted in Stories & Adventures, Travel

It’s All In One

allinoneheader Many horses can benefit from support in four key areas: joints, digestion, hooves, and coat. That’s why multi-purpose supplements are so popular – they target multiple areas of support in one formula. But while many horses can benefit from the
Posted in Blogs, Quizzes

Dreams and Journeys

Jumping in FL

Florida has been a dream of mine for many years. Not the Mickey Mouse, roller-coaster Florida, but the green pastures, miles of fence-line, horses as far as the eye can see Florida. This year, due to the generosity of my

Posted in Stories & Adventures

A little help from my friends

kai

When I adopted Kai at 9 months old, I was looking forward to bringing him along myself. We started easy, spending time together and bonding in turnout and working on our grooming time. He was a natural. Loved being around

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Finance: Financial Analyst

As a key member of the Finance team, the Financial Analyst will work with the members of the Finance department assisting in the creation of financial reports, analyzing data, reviewing costs and preparing monthly financial statements. The Nitty Gritty: Analyze

Posted in Jobs

Recipe: Homemade Carrot and Oat Treats

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It has been such a cold and snowy winter here in Massachusetts for the past few months. I look for any excuse to fire up my oven. Prior to visiting my horse Bug last weekend I decided to make her

Posted in Blogs, How To

A Non-Rider’s Perspective on OutSmart Fly Spray

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When I started working at SmartPak back in the summer of 2012, I knew next to nothing about horses, as evidenced by my very first blog appearance, in which I tried to put together a bridle SPOILER ALERT: it didn’t

Posted in Blogs, Stories & Adventures

A Smarter Diet In Six Easy Steps

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This spring, help your horse look and feel his best by checking “better diet” off his list. That may seem like a daunting task, so we broke it down into six key steps so you can build your horse’s ideal

Posted in Health & Nutrition, Lists

Ride in Balance, Move in Balance, Live in Balance: A Body Concept Workshop for Equestrians

lydiaBalimo

“Great workshop! Nice to see a workshop focused on the rider and a more holistic approach to riding and training.” “This is exactly what I needed! What a WONDERFUL weekend in every way!” “Fascinating topics, application to equestrian endeavors appropriately

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Merchandising: Control Buyer

The Control Buyer will be responsible for controlling inventory, maximizing fulfillment and turn while minimizing markdown risk.  This individual will work closely with Merchandising, Marketing, Retail, Operations, Customer Care, and Suppliers to ensure timely product flow meet target deliveries and

Posted in Jobs

Top Tips for Managing Respiratory Issues

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Respiratory issues can be difficult to diagnose, treat, and manage, but with the right plan you can help your horse breathe easier. In this blog I’ll share my top tips for keeping your horse’s respiratory system healthy and managing issues.

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Choosing the right calming supplement for your horse

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Does looking at the number of calming supplements available make you want to spin and bolt? Don’t shy away just yet! We’re here to help you choose the ideal calming formula for your horse so that you can be confident

Posted in Blogs

Dust Busters

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Between the shavings he sleeps in, the hay he eats, and the cobwebs in the rafters, your horse’s home may be full of dust that could negatively affect his respiratory health. That’s because “dust” isn’t just “dust.” Dust particles are

Posted in Health & Nutrition

Regulatory: QA Specialist

The Quality Specialist will assist with major aspects of developing, implementing and monitoring Quality Systems associated with an FDA regulated facility. This position will be responsible for collecting and processing samples, communicating results and making decisions as to necessary next

Posted in Jobs

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