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Horse Pest Control

Fly Control Resources


Nothing ruins your summer-riding fun like swarms of flies and other biting insects. Besides being annoying, these pests can spread disease and even cause injury when your horse spends all day stomping at them. Here we’ve compiled some of our best resources to help you learn about your buggy enemies and how to minimize their presence at your barn and on your horse.



Shoo Fly
Minimize your horse’s discomfort during the fly season by using our three-pronged defense.
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What’s Bugging Your Horse?
Set up your best defense against flies to protect your horse against the annoyance and disease that these pests bring.
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Fly Control Products
The choice you make in fly control products can be made easier if you understand the different types of products that are on the market.
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Green Fly Control
Controlling annoying insects isn’t an easy task, especially if you are concerned about the environment. Here are some strategies that help minimize threats to our world.
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Insect Control Strategies
Try a targeted combination of these fly-control strategies before insect season.
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Field Guide to Flies
Know your enemy. Read up on the pests that might be bugging your horse this summer.
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Abigail Boatwright

Abigail Boatwright is a freelance writer and photographer based in Texas, and is the editor of Horse Illustrated’s sister publication, Western Life Today.

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