SmartPak and SUCCEED have teamed up to promote Colic Awareness Month this June. Throughout the month, these two industry leaders are providing valuable information about how to help lower your horse’s colic risk.
AAEP estimates that over 700,000 horses will colic this year in the United States.
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Colic is one of the most common emergency veterinary calls in horses, and the AAEP estimates that over 700,000 horses will colic this year in the United States. “There are many factors that can increase a horse’s risk for colic,” said Dr. Lydia Gray, SmartPak’s Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director. “While no one can prevent colic one hundred percent, there are steps you can take to help support your horse’s digestive health, in turn reducing their risk.”
Colic can be scary, but you don’t have to be in the dark about it. All month long, SmartPak and SUCCEED will provide horse owners with the latest information about colic and how they can make management and dietary changes to help reduce their horses’ colic risk. One way to start learning more and understanding risks is by reading articles written by their staff veterinarians about colic risk factors, types of colic, digestive tract anatomy, and more.
“Colic Awareness Month aims to save as many horses as possible from deadly and debilitating bouts of colic, through education of the men and women who care for them,” said John Hall., President and CEO of Freedom Health, makers of SUCCEED. “We are excited to join forces with SmartPak this year, to leverage our combined resources so we reach and positively affect more people - and more horses – than ever before.”
In addition to providing these educational materials, SmartPak is also offering special deals on digestive supplements all month long, including exclusive savings on over 20 best-selling formulas including SmartDigest® Ultra and SUCCEED.
To learn more about Colic Awareness Month and access the articles, visit www.SmartPak.com/ColicAwareness
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 eight 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.
SUCCEED Digestive Conditioning Program is a unique, patented and natural daily digestive supplement program for horses. It is produced and distributed exclusively by Freedom Health, LLC of Aurora, Ohio. The company is focused on finding, perfecting and delivering superior, innovative products that address real and significant health-related issues for horses and the people who care for them. Visit www.succeed-equine.com for further information on the product.