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        01-27-2013, 09:04 AM
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    Originally Posted by MyBoyPuck    
    I think that sheet will prevent fading. My friend uses one on her dark bay and he seems to stay that way. Mine gets rubs too easily and he does bleach out much more than the sheeted horse. I've never had luck with feed through stuff. I wish they would make a combo spray/sunscreen.
    They do- Absorbine Supershield. They'll still fade though.
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        01-27-2013, 03:24 PM
    Well I was wondering if it was worth the money, instead of feeding a supplement if that would actually prevent the fading.
    I just want him to be comfortable, and fly spray just doesn't seem to be doing the trick.
        01-27-2013, 08:09 PM
    I think I did have some small success with garlic based feed throughs, but the flavors clashed so much with his other supplements, I had to stop using it.
        01-28-2013, 07:10 AM
    Natisha I did try a fan - but she's terrified of it. I tried just letting her get used to it but when the door is open she'd rather be outside if the fan is on. She doesn't get upset anymore with it - but just perfers nothing to do with it.
    I keel her well drenched in bug spray, just curious if theres a good feed through brand or recipe.
        01-28-2013, 09:24 PM
    Me too, because I don't think my gelding will want a fly sheet, boots and a mask on.....

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