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    We're back with the final recap of the 2012 Paralympics in London! Our guest-blogger, and Para rider Holly Jacobson, has written part 3 of her blog featuring photo highlights from the Para-Dressage competition across the pond. (Photo of Jonathan Wentz and Richter Scale Grade Ib USA - Credit: John Stevenson)

    Video – Reed Kessler’s First Impressions After Her Selection for the London 2012 Olympic Games! - courtesy of HorseJunkiesUtd.

    The Pak Talks Paralympics Part 2 – Under Pressure, Para-Equestrians Put on a Show by Holly Jacobson (Photo of Grade IV rider James Dwyer and Orlando for Team Ireland.)

    We're very excited to announce that we’ve had the opportunity to work with Para rider and guest-blogger Holly Jacobson, to get an insiders look at the equestrian competition at the Paralympics in London. I hope you enjoy her writing as much as we all do!

    One of our fabulous customers sent us this picture of Barbie at the Olympics. Of course Barbie is fashionably decked out in USA colors and her very own Dressage is #1 foam finger!

    British Olympian Charlotte Dujardis and Valegro made history today by becoming Great Britain's first individual gold medalist in dressage, adding to her team gold medal... and to think, she only began riding Grand Prix in 2011!

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Will Smith was a model horse that lived in the backyard of the Team USA House during the Olympics in London? Probably not, but now you'll never have to! Meet Tony the Pony, and hear his amazing story.

    USA Today Sports: Phillip Dutton has dealt with tragedy on road to London

    Do you like Cody? Cody is SmartPaker Sarah's senior, retired competition horse. After returning from London and recovering a bit from lack of sleep, Sarah is looking forward to planning a weekend at home in New York, where she can visit and give Cody "one of those ever-lasting, you’re-the-best-horse-in-the-world, thanks-for-being-my-other-half, I-wouldn’t-be-me-without-you, Olympic-level hugs."

    Team SmartPak rider Boyd Martin is back from London with an update on Otis's injury and diagnosis. Read more from Eventing Nation as Boyd shares his plans post Olympics, with updates on competition plans for Neville, Remington and Trading Aces.

    Live from London Day 13 - Olympic Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle Medals and Highlights

    There is a special bond between enthusiasts of most sports, but this is so much stronger for riders given the nature of the game and the fact that animals are involved. Yesterday SmartPaker Colby met a lovely English family in the stands of Greenwich Park. After exchanging pony photos and stories with the family, she was quickly reminded of just how much she misses her horse Timex.

    REPIN it if you love it! Great Britain's Bronze medalist Laura Bechtolsheimer riding Mistral Hojris during the equestrian Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle today. (Photo credits: Jorge Silva/Reuters & NBC Olympics)

    REPIN it if you love it! Charlotte Dujardin looking thrilled after taking gold in the individual dressage freestyle today! (Love the helmet!) Great Britain took home the gold and bronze today with the Netherlands winning the silver. (Photo credits: Sky Sports)

    REPIN it if you love it! Steffen Peters and Ravel during today's Olympic Grand Prix Freestyle test with a score of 77.286%. Photo courtesy of Shannon Brinkman and the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF).

    Day 12 Live from London – Olympic Individual Show Jumping Medals and Highlights

    Pak Across the Pond - Day 12 - Team Dressage Finals

    REPIN it if you love it! Team USA's Rich Fellers riding Flexible during the equestrian individual jumping final. (Photo credits: Brian Snyder/Reuters & NBC Olympics)

    REPIN it if you love it! Gold medallist Steve Guerdat of Switzerland, bronze medallist Cian O'Connor of Ireland and silver medallist Gerco Schroder of the Netherlands after the individual jumping. (Photo credits: Mike Hutchings/Reuters & NBC Olympics)

    REPIN it if you love it! Steve Guerdat of Switzerland riding Nino des Buissonnets celebrating his gold medal after winning the equestrian individual jumping final. (Photo credits: Mike Hutchings/Reuters & NBC Olympics)

    REPIN it if you love it! Team USA's McLain Ward and Antares during the equestrian individual jumping final today. McLain and Antares finished 29th respectively. (Photo credits: (Shannon Brinkman and the USEF Network)

    Team SmartPak's Steffen Peters and the gorgeously relaxed Ravel.

    The Olympics Isn't Just Riding? Before yesterday, we almost would have believed it! Join SmartPaker Colby as she takes you on a virtual tour around Olympic Park and the Team USA house! Since we've been so wrapped up in all things equestrian going on in London, Colby had a fantastic day getting out of Greenwich Park to experience all that the Games has to offer.

    REPIN it if you love it! Cian O'Connor of Ireland takes bronze riding Blue Loyd 12 during the equestrian individual jumping final today. (Photo credits: (Mike Hutchings/Reuters & NBC Olympics)

    Have you ever met a world-renowned athlete? There’s a really unique experience that forms around the Olympic games, where people who are normally on the other side of a TV screen are suddenly right in front of your face. Over the course of SmartPaker Sarah's first 11 days in London, there have been two experiences that stood out as quite notable for her and may surprise you! Read more on our blog by clicking this pin. :)