Best Natural Fly Spray for Horses

Well it’s that time again! The Flies and Mosquitoes are in full swing! What are you using to protect your horses from these irritating pests and the diseases they bring?

There are a lot of big name fly spray brands and also new natural horse fly spray brands to accommodate the environmentally conscious horse owners as well as for the horses that are easily irritated by chemicals. But do they work?

One of the best selling fly sprays currently is Pyranha Wipe N’ Spray.

Pyranha Wipe N’ Spray

This fly spray has numerous rave reviews and is considered by many to be the best fly spray on the market.

Pyranha Wipe N’ Spray Active Ingredients

The active ingredients in are:

    • Pyrethrins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . 0.25%
    • Piperonyl Butoxide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.50%
    • Permethrin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . 0.50%

However, along with those great reviews some concerning ones have surfaced as well. Although this spray is very effective at killing flies; it has been known to cause severe irritation to horses that have sensitive skin or suffer with allergies.

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Pyranha Wipe N’ Spray Side effects:

  • Flaky skin
  • Loss of hair
  • Hives

These side effects are not common, but noteworthy.

If you are interested in a fly spray less irritating to the skin; natural is the way to go.

But, do they work?

Animal Legends Flicks Horse Essential Oil Fly Spray does!

Animal Legends Flicks Horse Essential Oil Fly Spray

All natural horse fly spray is hard to come by, but it’s even harder to find one that works.

This is the best natural fly spray for horses that we have found,  and we are sure you will love it!

Animal Legends Flicks Horse Essential Oil Fly Spray ingredients:

(This is a concentrate)

  • lanolin (for coat conditioning)
  • cedar wood oil
  • eucalyptus oil
  • lemongrass oil
  • peppermint oil
  • cajeput oil
  • pennyroyal oil

The concentrate comes with an empty 32oz that you will fill with water after adding the concentrate. This also helps save on shipping costs.

And Lastly, if you really want to get after it there are multiple at home recipes to try using essential oils and water.

These can be made using combinations of essential oils, Pure citronella oil (not the flammable kind), and eucalyptus oil.

Here’s to a fly free summer!

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