Sunday 26th of May 2019

Fly Control

As soon as temperatures start rising, you can be sure of one thing…horse flies. They have been so terrible this year already. We take a look at some yard must-haves to keep at hand to provide comfort for your horse.

Fieldmasta Fly Rug

Masta’s award winning rug design is now available in a FLY rug too… Actually this is a part-super lightweight turnout, part fly rug, which is perfect for the transition for cooler summer weather. This 1200 denier ripstop and breathable rug has a gathered neck design and mesh panels facilitates to airflow round the mane (helping prevent mane loss).
Its memory foam pad over the withers relieves pressure, the tri-vent at the shoulder enables freedom of movement and there’s an antirub lining.

Buy Here 80.50 (£115 to non-members of Harry Hall One Club)

Power Phaser

Power Phaser gives seven hours of protection, even if your horse sweats. An optimised blend of active ingredients guarantees stay-off effect and long-lasting effectiveness. The repellent-loss effect associated with perspiration is much less pronounced.

Buy Here £14.95

Pro-Teque Bug Boots

During summer months horse’s legs can suffer from fly and midge bites, causing swelling and irritation. Crafted from a 3D ducted sports mesh, these fly boots allow air to flow and circulate around the horse’s leg, keeping them cool on the warmest of days. Can be used on both front and hind legs.

Buy Here £25.99

Rambo Plus with Vamoose Fly Mask

Detachable nose cover to shade the horse from harmful UV rays and help deter flies from irritating this sensitive area. Improved design to protect the eye area whilst ensuring an excellent fit. 

Buy Here 38.00


Net-Tex Fly Repellent Wipes for Horses

Ideal for horses and ponies that do not like sprays. Nettex Fly Repellent Wipes are easy to use and contain a highly effective D.E.E.T based formula.

Buy Here £7.04

Signature Fly Hoods by Le Mieux

Hand made from two styles of close-knit crochet with comfortable high-density fabric ears that soften sound. Suede embroidered detailing and colour matched braid complete the range.

Buy Here £24.95

NAF Off Citronella Wash for Horses

A naturally scented, no-rinse body wash for refreshing your horse. one capful of Citronella Wash to 5 litres of water and use to wash down hot or sweaty horses. 

Buy Here £7.49

NAF Garlic Granules

100% pure garlic granules. One of the best known herbs in the world, garlic’s use for health support dates back to Roman times. NAF Garlic Granules have been chosen for their purity and strength.

Buy Here £6.99

Net-Tex Summer Fly Cream for Horses

Nettex Summer Fly Cream will seal the hair, condition and moisturise and form a barrier. Easy application around sensitive areas such as eyes, nose, ears, muzzle, dock, sheath and teats.
Ideal for horses and ponies that do not like sprays.

Buy Here £10.49

Carr & Day & Martin Killitch Sweet Itch Lotion

The Killitch Sweet Itch lotion is a fully licensed and scientifically proven treatment to prevent and treat recurrent cases of equine Sweet Itch. Blending soothing botanicals with the highly effective active ingredient Benzyl Benzoate, this fast-acting lotion also contains a strong repellent that strongly deters Cullicoides Midges, the type that cause Sweet Itch. If used promptly in early spring, before symptoms show, it can be used to prevent the condition taking hold.

Buy Here £24.49

Fly Formula

Repel flies from the inside out. Feed daily to horses and ponies who regularly experience fly nuisance. Contains Micronised Linseed to supports healthy skin and promotes a shiny coat and Garlic to deter flies and insects.

Buy Here £44.99


Deosect Spray must be diluted and mixed with water to make a solution just before use. A knapsack, hand sprayer or a sponge may be used to apply the solution. The application of the solution should commence at the onset of the fly season and be repeated monthly for general fly control and every two weeks for severe head and face fly control.

Buy Here £36.99

Snuggy Hoods Bug Body Horse Fly Rug

Robust yet lightweight and fully breathable, water repellent, stops coat bleaching as well as protecting from midges, other flying/biting insects, dust and dirt. there is also the option to add the Sweet Itch Head with ears and fringe, as well as Front Legs, Sheath Cover or Udder Cover for extra coverage for severe sufferers.

Buy Here £144.00

NAF Off Citronella Tag

Its unique design of having a special compartment for the citronella means the tag is very durable, waterproof and convenient to use.

The tag can be looped through the bridle, or plaited into the mane or tail.

Buy Here £10.49

‘Buck Off’ – Natural Fly Repellent for Horses

“Buck Off” spray is perfectly PH balanced but highly effective without upsetting the natural balance of your horses skin and is suitable for those who are not able to tolerate DEET or strong chemically based repellents. Help keep horses pest free all summer.

Used by Alex Hardwick, Georgie Crumley to name a few of their riders who are delighted with the product.

Buy Here £14.95

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