Ask a Non-Rider: Spur Straps, Part 1

SARAH: At SmartPak, we have riders in every department of the company. (SOUND EFFECTS) We also have a few non-riders in the mix, and that makes things interesting. JARED: Don’t they hate this when it’s in their mouth? KRISTINA: Ummm. Not really. SARAH: So we decided with this new video Continue Reading

Ask a Non-Rider: Driving commentary

SARAH: This one’s like nothing you’ve seen. MARY: Oh boy. JUAN: Oh, wow! SARAH: What do we have here? JUAN: Wow. MATT: Since you showed me two jumping ones, I imagine this is a jumping one, as well. SARAH: Based on this preview screen, what do you think we got Continue Reading

Ask the Vet – Can I ride with a quarter sheet on my horse?

SARAH: Okay, this is Christie from California. And she mentioned that she rode in a quarter sheet for the first time this winter today, and where she lives is usually 40 to 50 degrees. She usually warms up with it on and then takes it off, but she’s wondering if Continue Reading

Discovery zone setup to teach students about horses at International Competition

SEVENS. GONZALEZ BRINGS US THIS STOR LENGTH OF A HORSES AND TESSA INSIDE O IT CALL IT EQUESTRIAN EDUCATION ALONG WITH THE INTERNATIONA COMPETITION HAPPENING IN OMAHA. THERE’S ALSO THIS FREE DISCOVERY ZONE SETUP FAMILY-FRIENDLY EXHIBITS AND THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS GETTING FIRST-HAND KNOWLEDGE OF HORSES STANDING RIGHT I FRONT OF Continue Reading

Ask a Non-Rider: Cross country commentary

SARAH: Based on this preview screen we got coming up, what do you think we’re in for in this one? JESSE: Oh. SARAH: Talk to me about that “oh.” JUAN: This is the ones that require that special vest on this one, cause it’s much more brutal. MARY: I’d say Continue Reading

If horses were people – Picture taking edition, Part 2

SARAH: Yeah, it’s so nice out. Playing with my buddy. SARA: Oh, look at you guys. This is so cute! Alright let’s just get a picture. SARAH: We’re not cute. No. We don’t do cute stuff. We’re very serious. SARA: No. Nope. Just stand still. SARAH: Yes! SARA: Just stand. Continue Reading

Stuff Riders Say to Non-Riders

SARAH: Yeah, I’m still at the barn. It’s probably going to be another couple hours cause I’m waiting for the farrier. Uh, blacksmith? The guy who does her feet? Yes. She gets her feet done. Every four weeks. Oh. You were serious about wanting to ride him? Hey, Grandma. Yes, Continue Reading

Unfortunately wrong – SmartPaker Brandan and the Grazing Muzzle

BRANDAN: What the heck is this? Does this go under the helmet or something? Nah, it’s too big to put on a person’s head. SARAH: Is it? BRANDAN: Is It? Does it go under the helmet, or is it part of the person’s head? The rider’s head? SARAH: Is it Continue Reading