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post #1 of 4 Old 06-10-2011, 10:48 PM Thread Starter
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Spraying Vinegar on my Horse to Repel Flies?

I was told spraying a mixture of half water, half vinegar on your horse will repel flies. Is this true? And if so, what type of vinegar? Apple cider, white, etc.?
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-10-2011, 11:54 PM
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I know people do it, however I havn't seen real results - the amount of flies seemed to be the same....

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post #3 of 4 Old 06-11-2011, 06:15 PM
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I've tried white vinegar and apple cider vinegar, both diluted and straight with no good results. Actually with the ACV the flies seemed to LOVE it grrr. I have better luck with lemon Pine-Sol diluted with a little water and mixed with Off! lotion.
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-21-2011, 02:37 PM
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Arrow fly spray

try this

6 caps full of Skin so Soft from avon
1.5 cup white vinegar
just a good squirt of Ivory liquid soap
-lemon dish soap-etc
1/8 c pinesol
1 cup mouthwash-Mint

while it seems weird, it seems to help! not as long term as the storebought stuff-but it works!
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