Sundance Kisses Handmade Horse Treats
For starters, owner Julie Vance is just a bright ray of sunshine, so the company name pretty much fits her to a “t” (for treat, of course!). Handmade of healthy, all natural ingredients, Sundance Kisses offers three flavors of moist, chewy goodness: Peppermint Kisses, Goody Gumdrop Kisses, and Kookie Kisses (licorice flavored).
And, so the barn dog won’t get too jealous, Sundance Kisses also makes “Smooches for Pooches,” available in Grab Gag, Take-Out and Big Paw Bakery Box sizes.
Made in the Sierra Nevada town of Shingle Springs, California, the treats have quickly become a favorite at Northern California barns and shows. Through Sundance Kisses’ automatic monthly shipment program, top barns like Sonoma Valley Stables and Patrick Seaton Stables ensure their treat jars never run dry.
Boutique-worthy, gifty packaging was one of Vance’s goals for the treats and we love the adorable 1lb square mini-tin or larger tin pails. (The 18lb plastic bucket is all business.) For all container sizes, Sundance Kisses can ship follow-up orders in refillable packaging – how cool is that?
An equine facility owner, Vance also recently started the Sundance Academy to provide equine assisted therapy for military veterans. In partnership with A Soldier’s Project, the services are available free to veterans facing painful injuries, disability, and post traumatic stress disorder. A portion of the proceeds from Sundance Kisses helps support the work of the Sundance Academy.
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