Smart Solutions for Summer at the Barn

Summer is a great time to be a rider, and you and your horse want to be outside soaking up every second of it. However, the hot weather and pesky bugs that come with summer can make it tough to enjoy your time at the barn. Luckily, SmartPak has smart solutions to help you and your horse beat the heat and the bugs. From supplements to horse gear to apparel, SmartPak is the one-stop shop for everything you need to make the most of the summer.

First of all, you want to make sure that your horse has what he needs to beat the heat and stay hydrated. Your horse sweats to keep himself cool, but that sweat is composed of water and key minerals that need to be replaced. Feeding a well-balanced electrolyte supplement like SmartLytes Pellets is a smart way to replace the key minerals lost in sweat and encourage healthy hydration. This formula is now available at a new low price, making it even easier for you to give your horse the support he needs this summer!

If the flies make your horse bug out, SmartPak has got smart solutions for beating the bugs from the inside and the outside. To help protect your horse from the inside, consider starting your horse on SmartBug-Off Ultra Pellets. This tasty formula helps to deter biting insects, by providing higher levels of garlic, brewer’s yeast, and apple cider vinegar. Plus, when ordered as part of the Equinox 365™ program, you’ll save 25% on SmartBug-Off Ultra Pellets and support your horse’s overall wellness all year long.

When it comes to protecting your horse from the outside, fly spray easily comes to mind. SmartPak recently launched their new and improved OutSmart Fly Spray, which is effective against house flies, stable flies, mosquitoes, and ticks. It features an innovative combination of plant-based ingredients and is free from permethrin, pyrethroids, pyrethrins, and DEET, so you can feel good about spraying it on your horse and yourself.

For maximum protection against the bugs, use a fly sheet to provide a physical barrier that keeps bothersome bugs from accessing your horse. The new and improved SmartPak Deluxe Fly Sheet is a great option because it’s made of a lightweight, breathable mesh that will keep the bugs away and protect your horse from up to 70% of UV rays.

Finally, don’t forget to protect yourself from the sun. While everyone loves to soak up the sun, we know that UV rays can be harmful for us. Luckily, there’s an easy way to protect yourself and still have fun in the sun. New for this summer, SmartPak has introduced the redesigned Sunshield Shirt. This thoughtfully designed top will keep you cool, dry, and protected from the sun with its UPF 50 rating.

To learn more about all of the products available from SmartPak, visit or call 1-800-461-8898 and speak to one of SmartPak’s renowned supplement experts.

About SmartPak
From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness. With the success of this simple and convenient feeding system, SmartPak has continued to expand its offering of quality products, including its own line of more than 55 supplement formulas called SmartSupplements, and a wide variety of tack, equipment, and supplies. The company has grown rapidly each year and is now the largest retailer of equestrian products in the United States. SmartPak’s success has been powered by a passion for delivering an unbeatable customer experience, and the company has been recognized with a Bizrate Circle of Excellence award seven years in a row, as well as receiving an “Elite” rating from STELLAService. A nine-time Inc. 500/5000 honoree, SmartPak is the only equine company ever named to the Inc. 500 list.

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