Horse Tack Review

Submit your reviews! We will be giving away a pair of the HandsOn Grooming Gloves for the best review posted from now until November 31st. Please read the November 1, 2016 newsletter for additional information on how to enter.

Pfizer Animal Health
Solitude IGR
Fly Control

For Sale on eBay

For Sale on Amazon

Manufacturer: Pfizer Animal Health (View all products by Pfizer Animal Health)

Model: Solitude IGR (View all Solitude IGR reviews)

Category: Fly Control

Purchase: Comes in 20-pound tub for about $260, 6-pound tub for about $85 or 2-pound tub for $35. We paid $84.95 at Elston's, a local feed and grain store. You top-dress feed with 1/2 oz. per day per horse beginning in late spring.

Likes: If you're considering feed-through fly control, don't waste your money on other products. We've tried them all and Solitude is the only one that truly works. It's more expensive than other brands (SimpliFly, Equitrol, etc.), but on closer examination, you'll see that the dosage is far less per pound of body weight than the other brands. A little goes a long with. With 12 horses, we used up two large buckets one spring-summer season and had nearly fly-free existence.

Dislikes: It takes extra time to feed the horses in the morning to be sure each one gets a dose. This is easy if they're in separate corrals but if you have three or four horses in a large corral, it's time consuming and almost necessitates hand feeding. It's a bit pricey, too, but if you HATE flies, it's worth the cost.


Summary: Solitude works, especially when combined with fly sprays. I like it because there are no toxic chemicals sprayed everywhere and our horses love not being fly sprayed and not having to put up with flies. This will be the third year we've used it and will continue using it unless something even better comes out. Unlike other brands, this can be used in pregnant mares and stallions, too.

Rating: 5

Author: High-Powered Rancher

Date: 0000-00-00

Usefulness Rating: 2.75 out of 5.
8 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Click Here To Submit Your Own Review

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting

Cheval international Inside out insect allergy control Fly Control
Horse Sense 81" Fly sheet Fly Control
Absorbine DuraGuard fly spray Fly Control
Turtleneck Fly Turtle Fly Control
Dumor Equine spray no Fly Control
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