Don’t Let Summer Insects Endlessly Bug Your Horse!

Bug bite sensitivity can be the worst! Just as people are individuals and some of us seem to be “tastier” to insects or react more to their bites, the same goes for our equine companions. Prevention of bites in the first place is obviously the best, but also the hardest to achieve. Here are some tips on how to prevent or decrease insect bites on your horse: 1. Keep horses indoors during peak insect activity times. Dawn and dusk are the most active time periods for insects. By simply keeping your horse in the barn at these times, you can hopefully avoid the worst of the bites. Throughout the day, the flies prefer to stay outside so having a run-in shelter gives the horses a place to go in t

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