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  1. Horse Health
    Hi Guys! Earlier today I was on Bored Panda and saw this article (listed below) and I got myself really excited. In this study the scientists painted stripes on their cows and the cows had significantly less fly bites than non striped cows. IS this rubbish or is it real? If it’s real this could...
  2. Horse Health
    My mare and I are in Southern IL this summer and I am having the hardest time with the bugs! They are absolutely terrible! Gemma is pastured next to a small herd of cattle so lucky us get to deal with horn flies and face flies too, not just horse flies. I think the horn flies are the culprits to...
  3. New to Horses
    Hello everyone, My 5 year old mare Tennessee Walking Horse, imported to my warm country from the USA; Can't adapt oneself, I don’t know if because the flies or the warm weather or both. I bought fly mask, and grazing muzzle (she's biting herself). The problem is I can't enjoy her beauty (until...
  4. Horse Grooming
    Hi, I've never blanketed or used fly sheets, so I'm all new to this. I am planning on putting a fly sheet on my 3 year old mare this spring/summer when the flies are at their worst and am wondering how long people leave them on unchecked. I know that they "should" be looked at everyday and...
  5. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    I'm on the GOOD SELLERS List. I only ship within the lower 48 United States. PayPal is accepted only. Prices include shipping. HORZE COB SIZE Black Leather padded dressage bridle. Gently used a couple times. Buttery soft padded brow and caveson. No reins. $35 shipped COURBETTE Sure Grip...
  6. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    NOTE: I only ship within the lower 48 UNITED STATES. PayPal accepted only. Fly Sheets: Weatherbeeta 72 inch Freestyle Fly Sheet w/Belly Band; Like New condition, just needs large rip mended (white w/black trim) $40 shipped Weatherbeeta 69 inch Freestyle Fly sheet with Belly Band; Good...
  7. Horse Grooming
    Ok so I moved to my new barn last october (p.s. its amazing there!!!! my girl is doing great!) and everyone is gearing up for summer. The thing is they all are using fly sheets... I mean I understand using fly masks to protect their face from flies and really bright sun, but does the flysheet...
  8. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Very cute! 69 inch. Good condition, just needs a few minor repairs (still functional as is, but repair if desired). Small knick on shoulder, 1 inch-1 1/2 inch tear on tail flap (doesn't affect protection, there is lining underneath mesh) and small knick on tail flap. Nylon lining underneath...
  9. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Excellent condition. CUTE! Just has one small knick on side (does NOT affect use or look). Fleece withers, adjustable leg straps, belly band, buckles/velcro chest. Size 84 inch. Retails for $75+, selling for $45 shipped FIRM (lower 48 United States only). PayPal accepted only. Serious inquiries...
  10. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Just a quick "Did you know?" I found this info in Horse Journal and thought I'd share :) "Tabanid flies are blood-suckers (the females) whose bites are extremely painful. They range from the small deer flies to the inch-long dive-bombing deer flies that strike fear in the hearts of both horse...
  11. Horse Grooming
    what do you think of this sheet ? Kensington Protective Sheets my sister got one & it doesnt fit her horse, so now its gonna be gypsys ! does anyone have any experience with it ? =D thanks !
  12. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Im looking to buy a fly sheet. It HAS to protect the coat from UV rays as this is the main reason im getting a fly sheet for my horse. She bleaches out REALLY quickly and I want to try to keep her coat dark. Also I live in Florida so it gets EXTREMELY hot here in the summer. I need a size 76...
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