Category: Featured

Effective & Affordable Skin Care Tips for Equestrians

Effective & Affordable Skin Care Tips for Equestrians

| October 3, 2018 | Reply

It goes without saying that whenever you’re out in the elements with your horse, your skin can suffer.   Dirt, sweat and the sun and the weather in general are just some of the culprits our skin has to contend with. I have spent quite some time searching for and researching companies who provide skin care […]

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“You Have Loved Me” – Remembering Tuffy w/SmartPak Customer & Staff

“You Have Loved Me” – Remembering Tuffy w/SmartPak Customer & Staff

| September 5, 2018 | Reply

August was an incredibly difficult month for my family.   We lost a beloved family member, suddenly and without warning.   We have struggled since that awful day on August 6, 2018..searching for answers to questions that will never be answered.   It rocked us to our core. The stress and grief led to many sleepless nights […]

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Keep Your Horse Cool & Comfy When It’s HOT Outside

Keep Your Horse Cool & Comfy When It’s HOT Outside

| June 29, 2018 | Reply

June 29, 2018 – We first published this article in July of 2016.  With temperatures and the heat index reaching dangerous levels around the world, we thought it was a good time to publish this information again. If you have tips, insights and ideas on keeping your horse (and yourself) cool, send us an email […]

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Horses, Family…and Fishing

Horses, Family…and Fishing

| June 19, 2018 | Reply

As stated earlier this year, Horse Family is expanding our presence to better serve you not only in the equine world, but in other ways that may impact and benefit your family.   It’s all about making memories, at least in our book. If you love, ride and work with horses there is a better than […]

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Roots Down….Rise UP

Roots Down….Rise UP

| March 22, 2018 | Reply

“Roots Down, Rise UP” is one of my very favorite sayings and recently, it became an integral part of my life. On February 17th of this year, I fell on the ice and severely fractured and dislocated my ankle.   As it happened, the ice storm to which I fell victim, also claimed other individuals, many […]

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The Beginning, Middle and End

The Beginning, Middle and End

| February 15, 2018 | Reply

Our quick photo summary of the barn we built in 2017.  Special Thanks to Dan Ulrich at Midwest Buildings LLC.  

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Putting Our Best Foot Forward

Putting Our Best Foot Forward

| February 1, 2018 | Reply

2018 will be an exciting year of expansion and change at Horse Family.  New content, new contributors and even…a new fresh look for our website. Over the course of the next few months, we plan to add more video content, lifestyle articles, we’ll streamline the navigation and add more content that will focus on our […]

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I’ve Been Thinking…..

I’ve Been Thinking…..

| January 30, 2018 | Reply

I don’t know about you, but it seems like 2017 began and ended in the blink of an eye. I think it’s due to the fact that in addition to our normal family activities and work lives, our family took on a MAJOR project in designing and planning our new barn.   At any rate, 2017 […]

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Building Our Barn – Heading Into The Homestretch

Building Our Barn – Heading Into The Homestretch

| September 11, 2017 | Reply

It’s been a little bit since I’ve updated everyone on the progress of our barn.  Things are moving quickly and we find ourselves entering into the homestretch of this massive project. Here’s a list of what’s been done in the past 2 weeks.  The “Done” list is much longer than the “Still To Do List”…we’re […]

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Building Our Barn –  Roofing Insights & Builder Trust

Building Our Barn – Roofing Insights & Builder Trust

| August 4, 2017 | Reply

There is a LOT going on with our barn project this week.  Steel roof is completely installed and the steel walls are being installed as we speak.   The crew is hard at work on the inside wall structures, insulation and windows as well. In the process of watching all the progress, it’s become more and more evident as […]

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