The Only $10,000 You Never Want to Get

SmartPak increases ColiCare colic surgery reimbursement amount to $10,000

SmartPak knows that it’s never an easy decision when it comes to having to put a horse through colic surgery. However, you shouldn’t have to worry about anything but your best friend, which is why SmartPak is pleased to announce that it has increased its ColiCare coverage to $10,000.

“Generally, the need for colic surgery comes as a moment of crisis when expensive decisions have to be made immediately,” said Margaret MacHarg, DVM, MS, DACVS, Kendall Road Equine Hospital. “With ColiCare the owner can be confident that they are protected financially which helps them focus on their horse's needs.”

ColiCare is a colic surgery reimbursement program that has been helping and supporting horse owners since 2012. ColiCare combines daily digestive support along with preventive care from your veterinarian to help lower your horse’s risk of digestive upset. ColiCare can be used on its own or in conjunction with existing equine insurance and even covers senior horses with no upper age limit!

“No horse owner ever wants to believe that their horse will colic, and the thought of putting a horse through colic surgery is incredibly scary,” said Kerri Walsh, ColiCare Program Manager at SmartPak. “We want horse owners to have that peace of mind that they have the financial resources needed to make that potentially life-saving decision quickly, and focus on what matters most when it comes to their horse’s health.”

Enrolling your horse in the ColiCare program is easy. To start, simply choose from one of seven eligible digestive support supplements in SmartPaks, starting at just $1.47 per day. Once ordered, you can complete the application online or over the phone. Finally, to remain eligible, continue to meet the annual wellness requirements with your veterinarian, which include: a physical exam, a dental exam, vet-administered vaccinations, and a vet-directed deworming program.

To get peace of mind with ColiCare, visit www.SmartPak.com/ColiCare or call 1-800-461-8898 and speak to one of SmartPak’s renowned supplement experts.

About SmartPak
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.

Contact: Kelcie Griffith, 774-773-1112 or KGriffith@SmartPak.com

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