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Course Walk with Allison Springer

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The SmartPakers got a personal course walk with Four Star Eventer and Team SmartPak Rider, Allison Springer. Check out some of the tricky questions the riders will encounter in Greenwich Park!

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Road to London: Boyd Martin, Part 2

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“We are nine days away from opening ceremonies and we continue to work away on the horses’ preparation for the Olympics. After the horses galloped on Friday, they had a day off Saturday and Boyd and I took the afternoon to enjoy some sightseeing in Cheltenham…”

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Road to London: Boyd Martin, Part 1

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Things are in full swing as we continue the lead up to the 2012 Games. We are 13 days away from the first trot up and we are busily attending to every detail in preparation for this competition…

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A Tribute to Team SmartPak Rider Amy Tryon

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Farewell and kick-on Amy…you were a fantastic partner and friend to those of us at SmartPak for many years. All of our hearts are heavy today as we say goodbye to a very important member of our team and an incredible horsewoman, far too early…

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London Calling!

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Photo credit: Abby Gibbon for Chronicle of the Horse Hi – Shannon Dueck here. Last year I blogged about my experiences as my lovely mare Ayscha and I tried to make it to the WEG in Kentucky – it was

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Straight from the Rider’s Mouth

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Check out these top picks from the Team SmartPak pros, or head over to SmartPak.com to read over 45,000 product reviews from riders across the country! 2011 Rolex Kentucky Competitor Allison Springer Charles Owen GR8 Helmet (#12415, $279.95) “I’m proud

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In 2010, Team SmartPak reiner Tom McCutcheon and his mount Gunner’s Special Nite made history. Twice.

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2011 Rolex Day 1 Recap

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With the first day of action completed at the 2011 Rolex Three Day Event, we’d be remiss if we didn’t take the opportunity to share the highlights from the first day. Whether you’re a rider, SmartPak employee or eventing fan, it was a long and very full day…

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Last Dressage Show in the Sunny South!

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We had our last dressage show this weekend at Southern Comfort. All my horses were very good, but I have to say, they are getting tired. This has been a long winter for them, especially the young ones. They need a break!

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We talk of Spring, but it really is Winter…

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How do I know it is that time of year again? Well, random food items are gone, miscellaneous items of my clothing are missing, the garbage bins are overflowing, and oh, the house is absent the gleeful sounds of rambunctious

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Greetings from Aiken!

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We have had a wonderful start to our time in Aiken! I am so thrilled with the great improvements I have seen in my horses so far this year. Jack and I have really started a whole new relationship with

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Silva Martin’s Top Tips on Riding a Training Level Dressage Test

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t’s always such a pleasure to speak with Silva Martin, truly. The bonus for us, though, is not just that she’s lovely and bright and funny, but that she’s an accomplished and talented dressage rider who knows the sport backwards and forwards.

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Event Horses Arrive in Aiken

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After watching the precious dressage horses prance off to Aiken last week, the event horses finally found the sun in Aiken, arriving yesterday at Ilene Boorman’s beautiful farm. All the horses looked like they shipped well to South Carolina.

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Greetings from Florida!!

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Hello from sunny Florida! I cannot tell you how good it is to be down here… well, I guess I can… it’s AMAZING!! All the horses traveled well, have all been body clipped and are now into their training routine.

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SmartPak Blog Futurity Set Ups

The NRHA Futurity is one of the biggest events of the reining year and the set ups surely add to the excitement in the air. Set ups are a great way for ranches to advertise, promote stallions and to demonstrate their hospitality.

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