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How to Beat Flies this Summer

  • Emily Fought
  • Aug 2, 2021

Since summer is almost here, your battle with flies has likely already begun. As soon as the weather warms up, those flying pests come out with vengeance. You and your horse will be miserable unless you create a plan of attack. Through various measures, you can reduce and nearly eliminate flies and gnats. It’s time…

DIY Fly Sprays

 Because let’s face it, who wants to go on a ride with flying insects constantly buzzing around your horse? If you’re a do-it-yourselfer or just like to trim costs around the barn whenever you can, keeping a few supplies on hand in order to make your own fly spray…

5 Insect Eaters to Have Around the Barn

In the horse world, spring is synonymous with three things: shedding, sunshine, and the onset of super annoying insects. At least one of those things is pleasant, right!?

However, to deal insects and make barn life altogether easier, you can encourage several different insect-eating species to live nearby. Each of…

3-Steps to Spring Pest Control

love to make their quarters in and around horse barns. The conditions are perfect; a never ending food supply, abundant water, and a cozy shelter.  

Even an innocent looking field mouse poses a threat to your horses. That little whiskered dude has the potential to contaminate your horse’s feed,  carry …

Natural Insect Control for the Farm

After all, what’s not to love about spring? 

Oh yeah. Bugs. 

Those pesky little creatures try to ruin everything, right?

While I’d like to think that they serve a purpose of some kind, that doesn’t mean I want them buzzing around the barn or biting my horses. However, I’m not one to…


It’s that time of year when flies come back into our lives.  When you have horses, livestock, and other animals flies are inevitable.  Luckily, there are things we can do to manage and minimize pesky insects!

Today, I’m sharing what I do to minimize flies at my farm.

Manure Management
It is…

Buzz Off! Keep Your Horse Away From Deadly Diseases

Once we look at some of the most popular options, you will surely have a better handle on what may be your best options to relieve your horses. Let’s start with the most simple ways to help with this pesky summer problem.
Fly Pest Prevention
One of the easiest ways…