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Remembering Gunner

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Shortly after I graduated from Penn State (in 2010), I was presented with a once in lifetime opportunity: to work as a breeding intern at McQuay Stables, home of Team SmartPak rider Tim McQuay. I grew up as a hunter/jumper

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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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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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Tom McCutcheon and Tim McQuay’s SmartPaks

You’ve probably already heard that Team SmartPak reiners Tom McCutcheon and Tim McQuay were gold medalists at the World Equestrian Games. But did you know that they support their superstar horses, Gunners Special Nite and Hollywoodstinseltown, with SmartPak’s own line of supplements called SmartSupplements?

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Tom McCutcheon Wins Individual Gold

Tom and Cade McCutcheon after yesterday’s final. Photos courtesy of Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Oh man, what a trip this has been! Everyone was very keyed up for yesterday’s individual reining final. This was it, the no-holds barred title round,

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Just Your Typical Day in Lexington

It has been said before, but this is such a cool experience! The World Equestrian Games continue to amaze and impress me with all that there is to see!

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USA Wins Team Gold!

It is always great to win, especially when you know that you have competed and done your best against the best in the world. It was a great day for everyone on the USA Reining Team. Tom McCutcheon started things

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The Reiners Have Arrived!

We are here!  After months of planning, preparing and organizing, the day has finally come!  The first group from Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses and McQuay Stables arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky today amid a flurry of

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Tom McCutcheon Rehabilition Center

Tom McCutcheon and Tim McQuay on Tom’s Equine Spa and Rehabilitation Center.

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2010 WEG Selection Conference

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Coverage of the 2010 WEG Reining Team Selection in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on July 10th, 2010. Video courtesy of our friends at Equestrian Life.

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Tim McQuay and Tom McCutcheon On SmartPak

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We sat down with Team SmartPak and U.S. Reining WEG team members, Tim McQuay and Tom McCutcheon, to get their thoughts on why they use the SmartPak system and how’s it become an integral component in their barns.

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Tim McQuay and Tom McCutcheon on WEG

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We caught up with Tim and Tom before the Battle in the Saddle to get their thoughts on being WEG-hopefuls, their excitement with having the games in the states and the pressure that comes with being on the team.

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Tim McQuay and Tom McCutcheon on the Battle in the Saddle

Tim McQuay and Tom McCutcheon on the upcoming Battle in the Saddle test event that will determine the 2010 U.S. WEG Reining team.

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Tim McQuay Interview

We got a chance to catch up with Tim McQuay while we were at the NRHA Derby to talk SmartPak, superstitions and his love for the NRHA Futurity.

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Tim McQuay’s Run with RR Dunit Like A Star

We’re back at the NRHA Derby today with more video. We managed to catch a fantastic run from another Team SmartPak Reiner, Tim McQuay. Tim finished the day as the champion in the Prime Time Open division with Lundin Farm’s

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