Blanket shopping can be exciting and fun, but it can also be a daunting task for horse owners. With so many different styles, weights, and technical terms, it can be tough to know where to begin. To make horse care a little easier this winter, SmartPak is pleased to introduce their new SmartPak Blanketing App!
Thanks to the SmartPak Blanketing app, there is finally an answer to the question on every horse owner's mind during the winter: "Should I put on the medium or the heavy blanket tonight?!" Just tell SmartPak about your horses and the app provides customized recommendations tailored to each horse and the local weather at your barn.
“There are a lot of factors to consider when figuring out how much you want to bundle up your horse, from precipitation and wind chill to body condition and age, ” said Donnie Steele, SmartPak’s Chief Marketing Officer. “The SmartPak Blanketing app takes all those factors, and more, into consideration and provides you with a quick and easy blanketing recommendation for your horse.”
The app provides blanketing suggestions based on the weather and temperature predictions for the next 7 days – all customized to the horse’s specific location and profile information. The app also offers a central location that allows riders to manage individual horses and their blanketing needs. “The SmartPak blanket app allows you to create mini profiles for each of your horses,” said Steele. “By providing information such as coat length, weight, turnout schedule, and barn temperature, the app can make a smarter recommendation customized to your horse’s needs.”
With so many types and styles of blankets on the market, it can be overwhelming to know which blanket to purchase. The apps glossary of blanket types is a great resource for information on the difference between turnouts, sheets, and blankets. The app also includes a features glossary to help horse owners pick out the perfect style option for their horse.
Once the right type of blanket is determined, it is also important to make sure the blanket fits the horse properly. The right fit helps to provide the ultimate warmth and functionality. Not sure how to fit a blanket? Fear not, as the app provides fit tips and even details on how to measure.
When you’re ready to shop, finding the perfect blanket is easy this winter - SmartPak offers free shipping on orders over $75 and free return shipping on sized items, like blankets! To get started, download the SmartPak Blanketing App today for FREE from the iTunes store or Google Play. To see all the apps SmartPak has to offer, visit www.SmartPakEquine.com/content/app
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 as well as 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.