Wouldn’t it be nice to wave a magic wand and eliminate the entire bug population?While it’s unlikely your wishes for a pest-free horse life will be granted, you can dramatically reduce the population of obnoxious insects on your property with an eco-friendly fly care program that starts with a property management strategy.
An entomologist and veterinarian discuss the unremitting mosquito during drought
At the barn, horse fly spray is often your first line of defense against annoying insects. Fly spray helps repel and kill flies, but the best fly spray for horses helps protect your horse against potentially disease-causing ticks and mosquitoes, too.
Fly season is well underway in most of the country. While most barns have ways of mitigating the flies, it’s very easy for the problem to become more than just a slight annoyance. Choosing the best fly spray for your horse is often the first line of defense. Here are six things to consider when picking the best fly spray for your horse or barn.
Don’t let a horse fly be the reason you end up in the dirt. Even a freshly groomed arena isn’t quite as soft as landing on a pillow. The most patient, well-trained horse can’t help but kick up its heels at a painful horsefly bite.