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Fly Away: New Fly Products for Summer

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



Flex spine creates a canopy away from the horse’s eyes. A removable nose attachment provides full coverage. Made exclusively for SmartPak.
$24.95; www.smartpak.com



 


Farnam Dual Defense

Protect horse and human from mosquitoes, ticks and biting flies for up to
12 hours. Sprays upside-down for easy application.
$22.97; www.farnam.com

 

 

 


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.
$159.95; www.smartpak.com

 

 


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.
$22.95; www.absorbine.com

 

 


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.
$109.99; www.weatherbeeta.com

 


Smartpak Deluxe Relaxed Fit Fly Boots

Protect legs from flies with soft but durable mesh. Relaxed fit design helps keep boots in place.
$32.95; www.smartpak.com

 

 


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.
$17.95; www.weatherbeeta.com

 

 


Kool Kurtains

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.
$27.99; www.shop.shiresequestrian.com

 

 

 


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.
$179.95; www.shop.horseware.com

This article about new fly products originally appeared in the July 2019 issue of Horse Illustrated magazine. Click here to subscribe!

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