my horse is allergic to flyspray

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

my horse is allergic to flyspray

This is a discussion on my horse is allergic to flyspray within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Fly spray for allergic horses
  • Horse allergic reaction to bug spray

Like Tree3Likes
  • 3 Post By franknbeans

LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-23-2012, 06:14 PM
my horse is allergic to flyspray

My horse is allergic to flyspray, he gets hives all over his body when I put it on. I need something else that works like flyspray but isnt flyspray. I tried human bug spray and it seems to work a little but not as well. Any suggestions?
Sponsored Links
    05-23-2012, 06:29 PM
Avon skin so soft works well, apple cider vinegar is supposed to be too. I am sure you can google home made ones....I vaguely remember one from years ago with dish soap, garlic and a few other things.......
    05-23-2012, 11:07 PM
You can use Apple cider vinegar as a feed through, as well as use it on him. There are alot of different fee through bug protection products as well, that are more natural, and contain things like the ACV, and such...
    05-23-2012, 11:15 PM
Green Broke
Is he allergic to all fly sprays or only the oil based ones?
    05-23-2012, 11:59 PM
I am not sure...... I know he is allergic to the spray on stuff like Bronco
    05-24-2012, 12:01 AM
Thanks for the help guys! :) I really appreciate it
    05-24-2012, 12:04 AM
I agree with Avon's Skinsosoft.
    05-24-2012, 12:17 AM
Avon skin so soft and also you can go to health food stores and cintronella oil.
Just a few drops in water with the skin so soft.
Also you can 'google' natural fly repellents .
    05-24-2012, 05:55 AM
My barrel mare is the same way. We feed insectx in her food(its a feed trough fly supplement and we use skin so soft. It works well.
    05-24-2012, 02:30 PM
A person at my barn whose horse has sensitive skin had a bad reaction to the skin so soft, but it seems like a lot of other people have success with it. My horse's skin is really sensitive too I feed the apple cider vinegar and for fly spray I switch between Flicks and Deo lotion I'm pretty sure they are both made with essential oils they seem to work well and don't bother my horses skin. Also if he's really allergic to all sprays maybe try a fly sheet, fly mask, I think they have fly leg wraps too.

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Eep! The scary horse-eating monster in the spray-bottle! ( a.k.a. flyspray!;) ) LovesMyDunnBoy Horse Grooming 23 09-01-2011 11:15 PM
Weight gain for a horse who's allergic to everything under the sun! Hoofprints in the Sand Horse Nutrition 9 03-18-2011 03:39 PM
Washing a horse that is allergic to shampoo! wild_spot Horse Grooming 7 03-24-2009 12:19 PM
Help!!! My horse is allergic to hay?!? futolympeventer327 Horse Health 6 05-05-2008 11:11 AM
Anyone Have a Horse that's Allergic to Grain? stilllearning Horse Health 4 09-09-2007 11:27 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:49 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0