Articles by Laurie Bonner - The Horse Owner's Resource

Laurie Bonner

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Potomac horse fever

Summer is the peak season for this sometimes severe disease carried by aquatic insects. Here’s what you need to know to protect your horse.


Beyond basic care

A barn dog doesn’t ask for much more than room to run and the opportunity to roll in a mud puddle or two, but there are 6 things you can do to keep him happy and healthy.


Quick and easy scratches relief

Pasterns often become crusty and scabby when “mud season” turns paddocks into soupy messes. But left untreated, a simple case of scratches can escalate into a painful, chronic condition.

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Probiotics Explained

Although much still needs to be learned about supplements that contain “friendly” bacteria, their potential benefits for ill or stressed horses are widely accepted.