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    04-05-2012, 04:31 AM
She is rugged and masked in the paddock but what about when I'm riding?
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    04-05-2012, 11:58 AM
You can spray her down before you get on her/him. I would buy a fly bonnet, and there are sheets made for riding.

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Hope this helps!
    04-05-2012, 11:59 AM
Get masses of fly repellent on and don't forget to keep reapplying it as the horse gets hot and it starts to wear off.
    04-05-2012, 12:06 PM
Thanks :)
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    04-06-2012, 04:57 AM
Im having the same problem at the moment aswell!! Its sooo frustrating. I feed garlic and I've wiped apple cider vinegar(The only vinegar I had) all over him and the flys still keep coming! I have used ripcord(insect killer) but it doesnt stop flys from landing. What is the vaseline method?
    04-06-2012, 11:13 AM
I have a gelding the same way. Since we compete all summer into the evening when the bugs come out, it is a challenge. He wears a fly sheet during the day and is in at night. I can't think of the fly spray that works on him. Spendy and he is the only horse we use that particular brand on.

I am considering this:

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