Horse owners are always trying to fight the flies and other irritating insects. With these new fly products, you can help your horse be more comfortable.
Noble Outfitters Guardsman Fly Mask
Farnam Dual Defense
Protect horse and human from mosquitoes, ticks and biting flies for up to
12 hours. Sprays upside-down for easy application.
Kensington Uviator Protective Mask
Constructed with Textilene Solar Screen that has a 90% UV rating. Features a
double locking lead rope fastener.
$59.99 (standard), $79.99 (ears and nose); www.kensingtonproducts.com
SmartPak Ultimate Fly sheet
Comfortable mesh can recover from small tears on its own. Comes with three-year durability guarantee. Detachable neck cover included.
Absorbine Ultrashield Ex Insecticide and Repellent
Redesigned bottle sprays upside down and features vertical and horizontal fan spray settings to reduce waste. Semi-ratchet closure eliminates leakage.
Weatherbeeta Comfitec AirFlow Detatch-a-NecK
Protect your horse from insects with cooling mesh. Elasticized, adjustable belly wrap offers greater coverage. Includes Ezi-Clip front closure.
Smartpak Deluxe Relaxed Fit Fly Boots
Protect legs from flies with soft but durable mesh. Relaxed fit design helps keep boots in place.
Weatherbeeta Stretch Bug Eye Saver with Ears
Soft nylon mesh mask with raised eye mesh inserts for unobstructed vision. Adjustable touch-tape closure for ultimate fit.
Create a cool, bug-free haven for your horses. Adds shade and permits airflow in run-in sheds, barns, stalls, trailers and arenas.
Starting at $69.95 for 7-foot panel; www.koolkurtains.com
Shires Equestrian Fine Mesh Fly Mask with Nose Fringe
Keep even the smallest insects away with air stream fabric on ears and fly fringe on the muzzle.
Amigo Three-in-One Evolution
Waterproof turnout and fly protection in one. Waterproof/breathable fabric top
with net sides and integrated neck cover. Aqua/orange color combo deters insects.
This article about new fly products originally appeared in the July 2019 issue of Horse Illustrated magazine. Click here to subscribe!