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Meet Jamie and Nelson

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Success Profile: Nelson Breed: Appendix Quarter Horse Age: 14 Discipline: Dressage Owner: Jamie DeConcini During the summer, Nelson developed issues with his skin and coat. I tried everything I could think of, including all of the fungus sprays on the

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Barn of the Month – Patchwork Farm

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Barn: Patchwork Farm, Canton, GA SmartPaks: 22 Trainer: Janet Salem Rider/Trainer: Lauren Hulen Kissel Patchwork Farm sits on 60 acres in Cherokee County, Georgia, and offers kind, classical, and correct training for both horse and rider. Focusing on hunter/jumpers, trainers

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Meet Lisa, Emily and Phineas

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Success Profile: Phineas Breed: Oldenburg Age: 10 Discipline: Hunter/Equitation Owners: Lisa and Emily Sutherland When I first leased Phineas for my daughter, I was worried about the quality of his hooves because he had a quarter crack. I’ve always had

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Meet Shawn and “Julio”

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Success Profile: Don Julio Whiz “Julio” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 10 Discipline: Reining Owner: Shawn Stratman Don Julio Whiz became part of my family shortly after he competed in the 2010 World Equestrian Games. Nowadays we show in Rookie/Non-Pro Reining

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Meet Brianna and “Ginger”

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Success Profile: Kids Girl Friday “Ginger” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 4 Discipline: All-Around Owner: Brianna Langley When I first got Ginger last year, she had a dull coat and dry, unhealthy skin. I decided to give SmartShine Ultra a try

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Meet Mindy and “Sherwud”

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Success Profile: Sherwud Bea Star “Sherwud” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 4 Discipline: All-Around Owner: Mindy Reiss When Sherwud went off to training, I immediately started him on SmartCombo Ultra Pellets. Since Sherwud was in training and had to transition to

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Meet Stefania and ‘Sunny’

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Success Profile: Sunny Smiles “Sunny” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 5 Discipline: Eventing Owner: Stefania Schuller Sunny Smiles came into my daughter Livia’s life last summer. The first time we took her to a new place, I had a feeling we were

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Meet Lisa, Madelyn and “Dobby”

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Success Profile: Dobby the Horse Elf “Dobby” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: Early 20s Discipline: Dressage/Eventing Owner: Lisa and Madelyn Castaldo We purchased Dobby, an older Thoroughbred, in 2011 knowing that he would have some maintenance requirements. Shortly after we brought him

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Meet Leanne and Smores

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Success Profile: Smores Breed: Paint/Throroughbred Age: 5 Discipline: Barrel Racing Owner: Leanne Dillon I want to make sure that I give Smores the best care possible as she grows and matures into a well-rounded mare. When she entered training, I

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Meet Sasha and “Forrest”

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Success Profile: Forrest Gump “Forrest” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 14 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Sasha Moran Following a successful show season in the jumpers last year, Forrest hurt himself and had to go on stall rest. After reading the customer reviews and

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Meet Caitlin and “Violet”

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Success Profile: Ultraviolet “Violet” Breed: Paint Age: 5 Discipline: All-Around Owner: Caitlin Giordano Violet and I have been together since she was just a weanling, and she has always been a very willing, sweet-tempered horse. This year I began to

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Barn of the Month – Fairbanks Stable

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Barn: Fairbanks Stable Located in: Richmondville, NY
 Trainers: Faye Benedict Horses on SmartPaks: 23 Fairbanks Stable, started in September of 2005, is owned and managed by trainer Faye Benedict. “I grew up in the horse world down in the Millbrook,

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Meet Kristi and Bella

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Success Profile: Bella Breed: Westphalian Age: 10 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Kristi Luepke Bella was somewhat spooky when I first got her two years ago, but I figured she just needed to settle in a little more. Time went by and

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Barn of the Month – K&E Stables

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K&E Stables was started November of 2007. It is located on 100 acres in Fredon NJ. It is run by Emily Bond, who says it has always been her dream to run a horse farm. K&E stables caters to all

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Meet Bonita and Kimi

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Success Profile: Kimi Age: 8 Breed: Thoroughbred Discipline: Dressage Owner: Bonita Biegalke A year after I adopted Kimi, I put her into a full time training program. She spent the first years of her life in a pasture, so while

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