Senior Horses Now Eligible for ColiCare

The ColiCare colic surgery reimbursement program just got even better! SmartPak announces it has taken another step in helping to keep horses of all ages healthy by removing the upper age limit on the ColiCare eligibility requirements.

New for 2014, the removal of the upper age limit means that senior horses over the age of 25 are no longer excluded from ColiCare. The ColiCare program now offers the same great benefits, including up to $7,500 of colic surgery reimbursement coverage, for life!

“We are very excited about this improvement to the ColiCare program and we hope our customers are too,” said Jessica Normand, SmartPak’s Senior Director of SmartSupplements. “Rest assured there have been no changes to the outstanding program benefits – we simply removed the upper age limit! With this adjustment we look forward to many more years of helping owners keep their horses healthy with all of the support that comes with ColiCare.”

ColiCare is open to horses that are fed SmartDigest Ultra in SmartPaks. SmartDigest Ultra is specially designed to help horses manage digestive stress caused by hay fluctuations, training, travel and more. This innovative formula provides high levels of clinically studied ingredients, including prebiotics, yeast and enzymes, to help keep the digestive tract healthy and balanced. SmartDigest Ultra provides unparalleled GI protection for every horse, from the high level performance horse to the retiree and everything in between.

Horses enrolled in the ColiCare program are required to participate in a veterinarian-directed wellness program. These program requirements include annual vaccinations administered by a veterinarian, annual physical and dental exams performed by a veterinarian, and a veterinarian-directed deworming program that includes at least one fecal test and two deworming administrations per year.

To be eligible for ColiCare, the horse must be at least 5 months old and weaned, reside in the U.S., and may not have had previous colic surgery, a history of chronic colic, or an incidence of colic in the past twelve months. To learn more about the program details you can visit online at or by calling 1-888-752-5171.

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 Platinum award as well as an “Excellent” rating from STELLAService. An eight-time Inc. 500/5000 honoree, SmartPak is the only equine company ever named to the Inc. 500 list.






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