If horses were people – Episode 2
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If horses were people – Episode 2

SARAH: What are we gonna do today? SARA: Oh, I have no idea. It’s going to be in the 40’s I heard. SARAH: Ooohhh. Ohhhhhh!!!! SARA: Oh my god. Really? It’s a plant. We walked past it fifteen times, Sarah. M&M? SARAH: Yup. Ya, that’s good. I like…all the flavors. Oh, it’s stuck in my […]

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The Smart Way to Pack Your Horse’s Hoof
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The Smart Way to Pack Your Horse’s Hoof

Hi, I’m Danvers. I’m the Hoof Health Consultant here at SmartPak. Today, we’re going to talk about taking care of wounds and insults to the bottom of the foot. In order to pack a foot with a sole pack material, you’ll very often want to put a glove on and try to protect your skin. […]

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Horse Toe and Quarter Cracks
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Horse Toe and Quarter Cracks

Hi, I’m Danvers, the Hoof Health Consultant for SmartPak and we’re going to talk about hoof cracks today. We tend to talk about toe cracks, quarter cracks – the nomenclature is almost endless. You have sand cracks, you have superating cracks, and superficial cracks. The bottom line is, it’s a crack. And it needs to […]

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Seedy Toe in Horses
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Seedy Toe in Horses

Hi, I’m Danvers. I’m the Hoof Health Consultant for SmartPak. And today, we’re going to talk about Seedy Toe issues. Basically, you’re going to find it from toe pillar to toe pillar or toe quarter to toe quarter. And that anterior portion of the hoof – that would be from there forward. If you think […]

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If horses were people – Episode 10

SARA: I love when you are freshly cleaned and detangled and shined. You’re pretty dry so I feel ok about you going out alright. So be good! SARAH: Thanks mom! SARA: Please be good. SARAH: Ahhhh… (rolling noises) Love you! SARAH: What you doing? Picking up poop? Gross! SARA: It’s yours. SARAH: It’s gross. What […]

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Navicular Problems in Horses
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Navicular Problems in Horses

Hi, I’m Danvers. I’m the Hoof Health Consultant for SmartPak. And today we’re going to talk about Navicular concerns. The navicular bone is also known as the distal sesimoid bone, and it’s nestled at the back side of the short pastern and the coffin bone. It’s slung to form a false joint by the deep […]

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