Horse Tack Review


Spot on Fly Products
Fly Control

For Sale on eBay

Manufacturer: Farnam/Absorbine/Etc.
Model: Spot on Fly Products
Category: Fly Control

Purchase: I purchased ultra spot for around $13.

Likes: I work in a tack store and have dealt with many customers on this product as well as the other brands, freedom 45 and equi-spot etc. They are all really identical in content. They do work for the majority of horses and the ease and frequency of application is convenient.

Dislikes: If your horse is at all sensitive, sick or old/young, do not use these products. There can be some pretty bad reactions including loss of skin and open wound type reactions. It is highly concentrated chemicals so this is to be expected. There are some people who have reactions to it as well. Just something to be aware of. You have to weigh the risk againt the possible benefits and the health of your horse. Mine was fine but I saw several other horses with reactions.

Quality: Quality is fine.

Summary: If your horse is pastured and not groomed on a daily basis it is far better to use this product than to have the horse miserable. If you groom and tend to your horse on a daily basis I would recommend fly spray over the high conent of chemicals in these products. Also, I would recommend ultra spot over the other brands because it is safe to use their ultra shield fly spray if needed. You can't use other fly sprays with these products because of potential reactions.

Rating: 3

Author: C

Date: 2005-05-27

Usefulness Rating: 2.4 out of 5.
5 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Click Here To Submit Your Own Review

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting

Spaulding Labs. Spaulding Labs Fly Predators Fly Control
gordon oil base fly spray gordons oil base fly control for horses Fly Control
gordon horse and pony oilbase fly spray Fly Control
Cashel Crusader Fly Mask Fly Control
Farnam Mosquito Halt Fly Control
Cashel Fly Mask with ears Fly Control
Absorbine Ultrashield Bonnet w/ears Fly Control
Zephyr's Garden No-Fly Zone Healving Salve Fly Control
Flyarmor mane and tail band Fly Control
Kensington Bug Eye Fly Mask (long w/ears) Fly Control
Schneiders Dura-Mesh Fly Mask with Halter Combo Fly Control
Dumor Fly Spray Fly Control
Manna Pro Calm Coat Fly Spray Fly Control
Farnam Endure Fly Spray Fly Control
Guardian Masks Guardian Fly Mask Fly Control
Top Horse Handy Helpers Fly Spray Fly Control
Gordon's Horse & Pony Spray Fly Control
Rambo Fly Buster Sheet with Neck Attachment Fly Control
Pyranah Spray & Wipe Fly Spray Fly Control
Weatherbeeta Kool Coat Airstream Combo Fly Sheet Fly Control