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Senior Financial Analyst

Position Summary: As a key member of the Finance team, the Senior Financial Analyst works with the members of the Finance department assisting in the creation of financial reports, analyzing data, reviewing costs and preparing monthly financial statements. Major Duties

Posted in Jobs

Y is for You!


Your horse can’t speak for himself, and he can’t take himself to the emergency room if something is wrong. He’s counting on you to be his advocate, so it’s important to do your best to understand how he’s feeling. The

Posted in Healthy Horses A to Z

What to Put In & What to Put On: Joints


Make a sound investment Your horse’s joints help power his motion, and keeping them healthy is key to keeping him moving comfortably for years to come. However, a  study in the Equine Veterinary Journal identified joint changes in a

Posted in Blogs

Junior Quality Assurance Test Analyst

Position Summary: We are looking for a self-motivated, autonomous individual for a permanent full-time position as a Jr. Quality Assurance Test Analyst, to work on the IT team, testing existing and new functionality on the website and other internal applications.

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X is for XOXO


Giving your horse some love isn’t only a nice bonding experience, it’s also the perfect time to check him over for new wounds, swellings, or anything unusual that’s popped up. Looking for some fun bonding activities that don’t involve a

Posted in Healthy Horses A to Z

Merchandising Assistant


The Merchandising Assistant is responsible for assisting in all purchasing activities under the direction of the Buyer. The Merchandising Assistant’s focus will be on aiding Buyers in developing business strategies to maximize sales and product development for a department or

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Dog of the Month: Rue


By now, you’ve probably heard that one of the many perks about working for SmartPak is that we have a dog-friendly office (pretty cool, right?). While you might think that this would make for a loud and stressful work environment,

Posted in Canine Employee of the Month

What’s New at SmartPak: September

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We work hard to make sure that you’ll be able to make the most of your time at the barn with the gear we’ve found just for you. That’s why our selection of tack, apparel, barn gear, and more gets

Posted in Blogs, Gear Review

Enter Our Helmet Awareness Day Contest!

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Thanks to everyone who entered! This contest is now closed for entries and the winners will be announced on SmartPak’s Facebook page at 5:00PM (EST) on Friday, September 16th. We teamed up with your favorite helmet brands to bring you

Posted in Blogs

How to Prepare Your Horse (and Your Barn) for Winter


While it’s hard to think about blankets and snowstorms now, cooler weather really is on its way! In a few short weeks it will be fall and for us New Englanders, that means that hot weather is officially over and

Posted in Lists, Stories & Adventures

We Heart Our Helmets


When I first started taking lessons at age 10, my mom made me promise to always wear a helmet when I ride and other than one crazy double bareback ‘trail ride’ (breakneck gallop through the woods) at a friend’s house

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Posted in Gear Review, Stories & Adventures

V is for Veterinary Care

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Your veterinarian is your best resource when it comes to your horse’s health. Partner with him or her to take a proactive approach in caring for your horse. Develop an Annual Wellness Program One of the best ways you can

Posted in Healthy Horses A to Z

Janitor Tier I – 1st and 2nd Shift

Performs jobs within all areas of SmartPak.  This position deals with the maintenance and cleaning of all office, cubicle, Production and Warehouse areas as well as all bathrooms and kitchen/break areas. Essential Job Functions: Able to understand and follow directions

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Behind The Scenes at Arlington International Racecourse


I’ve always been a sucker for the “ponies,” even before I purchased (for $1) my off-the-track Thoroughbred Distinct Leader or “Leader.” I watched, live on TV such as it was back then, the 1977 Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont and

Posted in Stories & Adventures

Storing Equine Medications


Can I keep pain medications like Bute and Banamine in my tack room or will they go bad? It’s not heated or air conditioned, but it’s insulated and we keep it closed up so it doesn’t get quite as hot

Posted in Ask the Vet, Blogs

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