With Sweet itch, it usually occurs in different parts of the year. If you have noticed it happens at the same time each year, probably sweet itch. Sweet itch is merely an allergic reaction to certian fly bites. My gelding has it yearly. He will scratch nearly all the hair off his face, chest, tail dock, etc. Nu STOCk is the best I have found to help. But like any allergy, it's just a band-aid. Ask your vet about it and see if he can give your horse any allergy medication. (That's what we did and it is nearly gone..in addition to the Nustock)
I am owned by:
Reign- 6 yo Rocky Mountain gelding and Turista- 6 yo Paso Fino gelding...the loves of my life!