The Fly Control Products You Need This Summer

Is there anything more annoying that being bit by a fly or mosquito? Your horse certainly doesn’t think so! Their bites are not only irritating but also painful. Fortunately, there are solutions.

Here are our ten of our favorite pest control items:

Pyranha® Wipe N’ Spray™ is a pyrethrum-based formula that is applied directly on the animal. A favorite of show horse owners, effective protection results from only 1 to 2 oz. per head. Wipe N' Spray is citronella-scented and contains lanolin as a coat conditioner. It has been proven effective on biting flies, mosquitoes, gnats, fleas and ticks.

Farnam™ Repel-X®pe Emulsifiable Fly Spray kills on contact and provides economical protection from biting and bloodsucking flies, gnats and mosquitoes. It also repels horn flies, house flies, stable flies, and horse and deer flies.

The RESCUE!® Big Bag Fly Trap catches flies in bulk and is simple to use. Use around the barn and other outdoor areas with heavy fly concentration. Just add water and hang! When the trap is full, simply take it down, close the yellow top and throw the entire trap in the garbage.

This kit contains Pyrethrin and provides automatic 24-hour flying insect control for your barn or stable. Dispensing every 15 minutes, it kills and repels flies, gnats and mosquitoes.

For feed-through fly prevention and control of house and stable flies. When 1/2 oz. is mixed into a horse’s ration daily according to the directions, it will prevent house and stable fly development. Solitude IGR™ (cyromazine) is a non-organophosphate that has been safely used in horses since 2001 and undergone extensive research to prove its effectiveness and safety.

The Amigo® Mio offers Horseware® quality at an affordable price. It is made from soft knitted polyester mesh that is breathable and comfortable for your horse, providing 95% UV protection.

Designed to provide the ultimate protection from pests with additional UV coverage. Made of durable PVC mesh with secure Velcro closures to ensure a comfortable fit.

The Crusader™ with ear protection allows your horse’s ears to slip lightly and comfortably into fitted sheaths made of Wickaway. This soft, moisture-wicking material is light and silent, allowing unobstructed hearing and full range of movement while completely protecting your horse’s ears from biting flies and gnats.

Made from flexible, plastic mesh to allow air circulation, Shoofly Leggins are easy to attach, comfortable to wear, and will not sag due to their unique sewn-in plastic stays. And they’re patented!

These fly boots are manufactured with US-made 1000 x 2000 Denier Textilene fabric, formulated to withstand fading, fire, mildew, soiling wear and tear, even in the most extreme weather conditions. These boots protect from biting insects, mud, sand, and dirt, prevent injury from stomping, keep flies from biting the horse’s legs, and also add protection while shipping.

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  • Updated: 7/5/2018: 2:09:11 PM ET