Ark Country Store Newsletter
October, 2011


Ark pink bagsOctober is here and cool temperatures are finally making their way into the metroplex!  However, we're still dealing with the effects of the drought.  Read below for information to help you keep your animals healthy.   

We have some great events coming up this month!  Our Purina Pink 50 Event and Anniversary Sale are October 22nd.  Read below for event details.  We are also hosting a Horse Owner's Workshop.  You don'tworkshop photo want to miss this opportunity to catch up on the latest information on horse nutrition.  Come out and visit with our horse experts from Purina.  They're ready to answer all your questions!  You'll find all the details in the article below.


jessicaHave you noticed a new face at our store?  Please welcome Jessica Garcia to Ark Country Store!  Jessica has years of experience in the farm and feed store business, and joins us from Tractor Supply, where she recently worked.  Please stop in and say hi.   


Have a safe and Happy Halloween.


Thank you for shopping at Ark Country Store!   

Candice Jones

Store Manager


Purina Pink 50 Event & Anniversary Sale  
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Saturday, October 22nd Ark Country Store will host our annual Purina Pink 50 Event in conjunction with our Anniversary Sale.  Come by the store for great deals all day long!   


Stop by between 10:00 and 12:00 so the kids can paint a Bryer horse!  It's time to show our support for the fight against Breast Cancer!  Details and event registration are on our website.


Join us in the fight by purchasing select Purina products packaged in PINK bags.  Be sure to follow us on Facebook to hear about Purina Pink 50 specials and Anniversary Sale details throughout October.  


Horse Owner's Workshop  
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Mark your calendars and come out to Ark Country Store on Thursday, October 27th!  We'll have dinner and a meeting featuring Purina Equine experts Tina Anderson and Bob Wucher.  Expert information and advice, prizes, dinner and a good time are guaranteed!  Register here.


2 Day Horsemanship Clinic  


Come out to Royce City on Saturday, October  

29th for the Karry Kuhn 2-day Horsemanship Clinic.  


The clinic will be held at the Bar S Arena. Enjoy  

2 days of clinics on topics ranging from Overcoming Anxiety in Both of You to Building Total Body Control.   


Find out more on our website. 

FREE Pond Field Day Workshop  

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Do you have a vision for your pond?
Are you wondering what the next step is?

Sign up for the FREE Texoma Hatchery Field Day on October 22, in Gordonville, Texas. 
The staff will describe and demonstrate important features of valuable pond management techniques. Find out more details on our website.
Product Spotlight-Purina Equine Feeds


Product Spotlight: Purina Equine Senior Active Healthy Edge
For the Healthy Lifestyle of Your Active, Aging Horse
Purina Equine Senior Active Healthy Edge supports the health and well-being of active, aging horses that can effectively chew and digest forages. Today, new findings suggest that healthy aging horses may benefit from a diet designed with controlled starch and sugar, and balanced nutrients to support their active lifestyles. Read more on our website.
Horseman's Edge Hay Stretcher:
Formulated to provide a complete all-in-one diet for the horse, hay included. Contains 12% protein, plus vitamins, minerals and fiber sources to meet the needs of active pleasure horses.
  • Optimal Hair Coat and Physical Appearance
  • Consistent Quality; Highly Palatable Ingredients
  • Key Vitamins and Minerals Support Overall Health
  • Added Fat Supplies Sustainable Energy
  • Nutritionally Balanced for Health and Performance
  • Contains Appropriate Fibers to Replace Fiber from Hay

Read more about hay replacement feed options here.


Drought Survival
Your cattle are stressed!  What should you feed to supplement the dwindling hay supplies?  How should you supplement your herds to make up for the poor quality of availalbe forage?  Read this article to learn!
Last chance to take the challenge! 

The Purina 60 Day Challenge comes to an end this month, and with it your chance to earn FREE feed.

Sign up for the Purina 60 Day Challenge by October 31. Purina is so confident about their feed, they guarantee it. You'll see the difference in your animals or we'll buy it back. Just for participating, you'll save from $15 to $50 off (value depends on specie) PurinaŽ feed for the year.* Additional details on our website.  

Candice's Corner
News from the Master Gardener


Tough Times for Texas Tomatoes 

The droughts effect has stretched far and wide.  Texas Tomatoes were not immune.  Read this article to find out what to do with the crop you do have and how to prepare for next year.


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209 South Highway 77

Waxahachie, TX 75165

Phone: 972.937.8860

Fax: 972.937.7303


Store Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8am - 6pm

Saturday: 8am - 5pm


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Events Calendar


October 22nd:

Purina Pink 50  

Anniversary Sale


Free Pond Wokrshop 


October 27th:

Horse Owner's Workshop 


October 29

2-Day Horsemanship Clinic


November 5th:

Deer Season Opens 

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Ark Country Store Frequent Buyer Programs

When you buy 8 bags of Purina Infinia pet food you'll receive the next bag FREE!
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