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Fly Rugs

Keep flies at a distance and prevent your shetlander or mini horse from being stung with the help of a fly rug.

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  1. BR 4-EH Fly Rug Combo
    BR 4-EH Fly Rug Combo
    As low as £68.54
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  2. BR Fly Rug Combo Classic
    BR Fly Rug Combo Classic
    As low as £68.55
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  3. BR Jos Lansink Show Cooler blanket
    BR Jos Lansink Show Cooler blanket
    As low as £34.25
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  4. Bucas Buzz Off Full Neck
    Bucas Buzz Off Full Neck
    As low as £93.10 As low as £83.79
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  5. Bucas Buzz Off Zebra & Neck
    Bucas Buzz Off Zebra & Neck
    As low as £136.22 As low as £122.60
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  6. Bucas Buzz Off Zebra Full Neck-
    Bucas Buzz Off Zebra Full Neck-
    As low as £102.90 As low as £92.61
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  7. Bucas Buzz-Off Riding Fly Exercise Blanket
    Bucas Buzz-Off Riding Fly Exercise Blanket
    As low as £83.30 As low as £74.97
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  8. Bucas Freedom Fly Sheet
    Bucas Freedom Fly Sheet
    As low as £63.60 As low as £57.24
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  9. Harry's Horse Cooler fly rug EQS Champagne
    Harry's Horse Cooler fly rug EQS Champagne
    As low as £48.95
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  10. Harry's Horse Fly Rug Mesh-Pro Camo
    Harry's Horse Fly Rug Mesh-Pro Camo
    As low as £48.95
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  11. Harry's Horse Fly Rug STOUT! Green
    Harry's Horse Fly Rug STOUT! Green
    As low as £34.25
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  12. Harry's Horse Fly rug Diva Camo
    Harry's Horse Fly rug Diva Camo
    As low as £24.45
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  13. Harry's Horse Flysheet mesh Reflective with loose neck
    Harry's Horse Flysheet mesh Reflective with loose neck
    As low as £88.15
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  14. Harry's Horse Flysheet mesh with neck & webbing, zebra medieval blue
    Harry's Horse Flysheet mesh with neck & webbing, zebra medieval blue
    As low as £55.81
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  15. Harry's Horse Flysheet with loose neck, zebra
    Harry's Horse Flysheet with loose neck, zebra
    As low as £58.75
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  16. Harry's Horse Flysheet with neck, grey
    Harry's Horse Flysheet with neck, grey
    As low as £58.75
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  17. Harry's Horse Flysheet with neckline with lycra insert at the withers
    Harry's Horse Flysheet with neckline with lycra insert at the withers
    As low as £63.65
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  18. Harry's Horse Mesh-Pro rug
    Harry's Horse Mesh-Pro rug
    As low as £24.45
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  19. Harrys Horse Combo Fly Rug Blue Nights
    Harrys Horse Combo Fly Rug Blue Nights
    As low as £58.75
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  20. Harrys Horse Fly Rug French Blue
    Harrys Horse Fly Rug French Blue
    As low as £48.95
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A blanket with a different purpose

Most protective blankets for ponies are designed to protect your miniature horse against several weather conditions. Rain blankets, for instance, protect your Shetland pony against heavy rainfall, winter blankets are  keeping your Falabella pony warm when it gets very cold and a summer blanket protects your pony against the heat, during a heat wave.

This blanket has a different purpose, it does not protect your horse against the weather but against certain very annoying insects: flies. Flies can be a real nuisance for Shetland ponies, Falabellas, Welsh ponies and other miniature horses, especially in summertime. They buzz around your pony, sit on its coat and sting. This hurts, naturally, and the pony can get very stressed. With a fly rug you can prevent this – to some extent – from happening.

 

The working a fly blanket work

A fly blanket prevents the flies from stinging, but how does that work? First of all, they keep the flies at a distance from your Shetland pony, Falabella or Welsh pony. The typical colours of the blanket, for example a zebra print, confuse the flies and keep them away. Besides, the gnat bites are reduced to a minimum because the blanket is made of material so strong and thick, that flies and gnats do not manage to sting through it. That’s why the insects can only annoy and sting the ponies in the areas which are not covered by the blanket.

 

Total package or just a fly mask

If you want to avoid uncovered areas, the best solution is a complete package for your miniature horse. Your pony will be covered from top to toe by a protective layer. Flies have no chance of stinging and your horse has complete freedom of movement. If your pony only gets stung around the eyes, a part of the package might suffice. A fly mask, in this case. Protective coatings especially for the tail exist as well. At Minihorseshop you can buy all these different components separately, this way you can decide which parts you want and which parts you don’t want. If you order the products for your pony at Minihorseshop, you can be sure of several things: a very good price, exceptionally good quality and a very quick delivery. Orders received before 17.00 hrs. will be dispatched on the same day.