Fly Rugs

Collection: Fly Rugs

47 products

Introducing our exclusive collection of horse fly rugs, thoughtfully curated from top equestrian brands such as Kentucky Horsewear, Cavalleria Toscana, Kingsland, and HKM. These fly rugs are specially designed to provide the utmost comfort, protection against flies and insects, while keeping it all stylish.

As horse owners and riders ourselves, we understand the importance of keeping your horse safe and comfortable, especially during the warm months when disturbing insects can become a significant nuisance.

Why use a fly rug for your horse in summer?

  1. Protection from Insects: The primary purpose of a fly rug is to shield your horse from annoying and potentially harmful insects such as flies, mosquitoes, gnats, and ticks. These insects can be a significant source of irritation for horses, leading to stress, discomfort, and even injuries as horses try to escape biting and swarming insects.

  2. Reduced Stress: Constantly swatting away flies and dealing with itching can lead to increased stress in horses. Elevated stress levels can affect their overall well-being, behavior, and performance. A lightweight fly rug helps reduce this stress by creating a barrier between your horse's skin and the insects.

  3. Prevention of Skin Irritations: Insect bites and stings can cause skin irritations, allergic reactions, and even open wounds in horses. These conditions not only cause discomfort but can also lead to secondary infections.

  4. Protection from Sunburn: Some horse fly sheets come with UV protection, which helps prevent sunburn on horses with sensitive or light-colored skin. Prolonged exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause painful sunburn in horses, especially on areas with less hair cover, therefore a UV protection horse blanket is important.

  5. Improved Comfort: Fly rugs are often designed with breathable materials that allow air circulation, keeping your horse cool and comfortable in hot weather. They also help regulate body temperature by providing shade.

  6. Reduced Risk of Disease: Some insects, such as ticks and certain flies, can transmit diseases to horses. By using a fly repellent horse blanket, you reduce the risk of these disease vectors coming into contact with your horse.

Investing in a high-quality fly rug is an essential step towards ensuring your horse's well-being and maintaining their peak performance. Shop horse clothing for insect control today and provide your equine partner with the ultimate protection and style they deserve.