SmartPak’s “Stuff Riders Say” video series always hits the proverbial nail on the head. This one probably will hit close to home for those of us who may have unwrapped some… unique gifts from time to time. (more…)
Winter often brings about a number of undesirables — cold weather, mud, snow, rain… the inability to ride our horses as often as we’d like. But while we’re pining for more temperate weather, we can settle in with a good book. Take a look at these recommendations. (more…)
If you’ve ever had a horse on long-term stall rest, you know that keeping its brain busy (and its feet slow) can be a challenge. This week, SmartPaker Jessica Davis discusses her approaches to minimizing stall rest stress. (more…)
It’s the week of Halloween, so it’s only fitting that we pay homage to all the things that send equestrians running to the barn in fear. From loose plastic bags to thrown shoes and unlatched gates, SmartPak brings us this classic video of stuff riders spook at. Try not to scream out loud.
If you’re looking to treat yourself (and your horse) or for an awesome gift for an equestrian, the SmartPak Soft Padded Leather Halter is just the thing. The high quality leather and contrasting soft padding are enough to spoil you and your horse! (more…)
Tackling show anxiety can be quite a feat for many riders. Fortunately, others are willing to share their experiences to help others. This week, SmartPaker Viviane Pilicy discusses how breathing and organization keeps her nerves at bay. (more…)
Does sweet itch drive some of your horses crazy? It certainly is an issue in my barn. Fortunately, we have great sponsors with great advice. Take a look at what Dr. Lydia Gray, SmartPak’s medical director and staff veterinarian, has to say about it. (more…)
Colic is one of the most common and potentially life-threatening conditions that horses face. Fortunately, there also are proven steps owners can take to help prevent colic. Dr. Lydia Gray is here with this information to help you keep your horse healthy. (more…)