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Horse Pest Control

Summertime means spending more time with your horse, whether it’s hitting the show circuit, trail riding or just hanging out. Unfortunately, flies are also a part of this otherwise bucolic season. Regardless of where you keep your horse, during...
Fly season can be a miserable time for horses and humans. Aside from being nuisances, flying insects can be vectors (agents) for serious diseases, such as West Nile virus (WNV) and Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA).Here are the main pests...
Shoo fly, don’t bother me! Summer time is prime time for increased numbers of various types of flies that can irritate your horse and you. Put away that fly swatter because there are better measures that can be taken...
Concern about the health of our environment is rising, and many horse owners are part of the growing contingency of people stepping up to care for our planet. Maintaining healthy pastures, controlling runoff and implementing good manure management methods...

Shoo Fly

"I know an old lady who swallowed a fly. I don't know why she swallowed the fly..."Chances are, the old lady mentioned in the folk song above was visiting a stable during warm weather. Horses plus manure plus a...
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Preventing Ticks

Itchy ticks and tick lesions cause pastured horses to ferociously rub trees, fences and shelter walls, abrading throats, necks and hindquarters and destroying their manes and tails. Severe infestations produce anemia, loss of appetite and depression. Ticks can infect...
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