We all love blood-sucking monsters when they’re on the big screen or in our favorite teenage romance novel, but it’s a completely different story when they’re in our barn. There is nothing cute about finding a tick nestled deep in your horse’s mane when you’re busy braiding for a show. And not only are ticks far less attractive than pasty British actors seductively faking an American accent, they are also far more hazardous to the health of your favorite four-legged friends…
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Name: Cody’s Cutee Gender: Mare Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 4 Discipline: Western and English Owner: Danica Norred Cutee has always suffered in the summer when insect bites would cause her skin to become inflamed and irritated. We tried everything to…
Allergies & Skin Health An allergy is an exaggerated response from the immune system to a substance in the environment, called an allergen. Although horses can become allergic to things they eat, inhale, or touch, insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH or…
My mare Grace has an allergy to biting insects, and in the summer she would be covered in hives. She looked and felt miserable. I read about SmartBug-Off and it sounded like it might work for her.
We tested, rated and reviewed all of our fly products in order to bring you the best of the best. if you’ve got flies, we’ve got you covered.
As Spring slides into summer, the flies have arrived and so begins our annual foray into finding the best and safest fly spray. We've always been concerned about the toxicity of pyrethrins, the insecticidal ingredient in many fly sprays. But,…
Julia is an off-the-track thoroughbred who loves her new career as an eventer. During our first summer together, we really struggled with her sensitivity to flies and other insects. Read our latest Success Story to find out how Elizabeth battled the bugs nagging her mare.