Fly Season Game Plan

Team, this is your Fly Season Game Plan! Biting flies. Mosquitoes. Ticks. Gnats. They want to eat your horse, one tiny bite at a time. They don’t mind if your horse is frisky today. They’re not moved when he nickers sweetly to you. They don’t mind if they cause maddening irritation or ruin your precious horse time. What do they mind? UltraShield®,… Read More

Ticks In The Fall

The autumn chill brings with it some pretty great things. The start of the holiday season and all of that great food, for one. Cooler weather, which is appreciated by those of us in warmer climates. And at the barn, hope of an end to the fly season. For most of us, when we see… Read More

Fun UltraShield Displays

Dear Absorbine® Dealers, Here’s big thanks from all of the employees at Absorbine for making UltraShield® look so good!!  Below are the pictures of fun UltraShield displays where you made shopping for fly control a little different this year.  

Protect Your Horse from Gnats with UltraShield Green Gel

Gnats can be a pesky problem for many horse owners – and the tiny bugs have a way of being extra irritating to horses. Gnats can work their way into horses’ ears, and they tend to look for tender spots, like under the jaw, on the chest and along the underline. In some horses, gnats… Read More

Protect Your Livestock from Insect-Borne Disease with Flys-X®

We’ve spent a lot of time discussing the joys and tribulations of horse ownership, but in addition to horses, many small farms raise cattle and other livestock. These so-called “hobby” or “lifestyle” farms are growing across the US. For hobby farmers, summer months can bring a much-needed reminder of the joys of farming. Months of… Read More

The Rise of Hobby Farms: Five Fast Facts

At Absorbine®, we have been talking a lot lately about hobby farms. Hobby farms – also known as “lifestyle” or “retirement” farms, are on the rise in the U.S. Many small-scale farmers across the country are raising horses, cattle, livestock, and other animals, in addition to growing their own fruits and vegetables. In fact, Absorbine’s… Read More

Using Premise Sprays to Protect Your Horse

We all know that fly repellents and sprays are a great way to protect your horse during turn-out, training, and trail rides—but did you know that using premise sprays inside your barn or stable is an additional way to keep your horse protected? Premise sprays are commonly used to kill biting and nuisance flies, as… Read More

Beat the Heat – Ways To Cool Your Horse

Hello summertime riders! This is Lissa, the Absorbine Intern. It’s been a hot one down at the barn this summer, and my Quarter Horses JoJo and Ellie appreciate the little efforts I put in to keeping them cool and comfortable. Here are a few things that you can do to cool your horse off: Even… Read More