Which Fly Rug will you Choose this Summer?
Which Fly Rug - Feature - Everything Horse Magazine
Fly rugs are a fantastic way of keeping your horse protected from those pesky flies, all summer round. Choosing which one to buy can be difficult as there's so many to choose from. They can all differ in cut, cost, material and coverage. Here we look at a selection of fly rugs available, all of which you can purchase online.
Best in Value
Great value Avante Fly Mesh Rug from Masta. Made from lightweight & breathable fabric. Features a hook and loop fastening at the front to make rugging up quick and easy, reflective badging & anti-rub satin on chest and neck. Also includes adjustable low cross surcingles with a tail flap and fillet string.
Sizes: 4’6 - 7’3 /100cm - 170cm
Rambo Fly Buster Vamoose
Treated with Vamoose anti-insect technology, this fly rug is made from a unique patented, durable fabric that is super soft, lightweight and comfortable, while also offering UV protection. Built to last many seasons. Also features supersized tail flap, leg arches, belly protection, V- front closure, shoulder and mane lining, three straight surcingles and detachable neck cover. Compatible with the waterproof fly rug liner.
Sizes: 5’0- 7’3.
Other great buys
Pessoa Rain & Fly Sheet
New for Summer 2016 – The Pessoa Rain and Fly Rug with a fully integrated full neck. Perfect for those showery spring and summer days by combing the benefits of a lightweight turnout with a fly rug. This rug will keep your horse cool, dry and free from flies. Denier: 600D
Sizes: 5'6, 5'9, 6'0, 6'3, 6'6, 6'9, 7'0
Colours: Navy and white
Surefit cut protective fly sheet, exclusively from Shadow Horse. A breathable, robust and comfortable fly sheet which provides excellent protection against insects and sun, and stands the test of time. Kensington's new Surefit cut is tailored to optimally fit a wide range of horses.
Sizes: 5'9, 6'0, 6'3, 6'6, 6'9, 7'0, 7’3
Colours: Black plaid, Slate plaid, Silver blue plaid
Z-itch Sweet Itch Rug With Hood
This rug provide a well priced way to providing a barrier between flies and midges, and the horse’s skin. Made from soft, tightly woven polyester with elastic edges. Machine washable, vents sweat and also reduces the UV rays. The rug has been designed to prevent midges, flies and small insects from coming into contact with the horse’s skin and, therefore, preventing the irritation that follows. It provides great cover over the horse’s body, including the belly, tail, neck and face.
Equiline Venice Fly Rug
Made from mesh and honeycomb cotton, this fully customizable fly rug has a buckle fastening at the front. The Equiline customizable features are available to select via their website.
Sizes XS (5’6”) – XL (7’1”).
Priced from £81.99
Available to purchase online.