Model: Roll-on Fly Repellent
Category: Fly Control
Purchase: Strolling through the aisles at the local Minor Bros., I stumbled upon a small white unit of fly spray that could be rolled onto your horses face and around wounds. Deciding to give it a try, I dropped it into my armful of other products and proceeded to the register.
Likes: This stuff actually works pretty well! It lasts for almost a whole day, and is easy to roll on, though my horses find the scent a bit strong when I am rolling it on the noses. Also, my mare always got nasty black fly bites around her teats, but after applying this product around there, the bites healed up as the black flies were repelled. The swelling from the bites has now started to go down too! It is very versatile- you can apply it on the face, legs, genitals and other sensitive, hard to spray areas.
Dislikes: My horses resent having it rolled onto their face, that's about it. The smell of citronella must be a bit strong for their poor sensors! Other than that it is a great product, easy to apply if your horse will stand having something smelly rubbed on its head and ears.
Quality: Neat little applicator, easy to use. Has been dropped a couple times, nearly stepped on too, but has pulled through without a scratch. The actual repellent really repels and kills the bugs it claims (face flies, house flies, etc.).
Summary: This is a wonderful little unit. I had doubts about it, because of the rather sad Bronco fly spray that Farnam has out, but this stuff does its job far better than its relative. If flies are always biting or crawling on your horses sensitive spots, give this a try. For best results, try and time applications of this fly repellent and other sprays according to when the bugs you want to kill are out, that may mean rotating fly sprays and repellents throughout the year.
Usefulness Rating: 2.28571 out of 5.
7 reader(s) voted.
Kensington Protective Products KFM300 / Fly Mask with Fleece Trim with Ears Fly Control
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