Hey there, fellow horse enthusiasts!
As the warm weather rolls in, we all know that our beloved horses face a common annoyance: flies. Those pesky insects can not only cause discomfort, but also pose health risks to our equine friends. That's why it's crucial to find an effective and comfortable solution for fly protection. Well, we've got great news for you! Say hello to our game-changing Shoofly Leggins for horses!
In this blog post, we're going to dive into the world of horse fly protection, exploring the benefits of our incredible Shoofly Leggins, and sharing some insider tips on how to keep your horse happy, healthy, and fly-free all summer long. So, saddle up and let's get started!
The importance of fly protection for horses
The importance of fly protection for horses cannot be overstated. As horse owners and enthusiasts, we want to keep our equine friends as comfortable and healthy as possible. Flies are more than just a minor nuisance; they can pose serious risks to the well-being of our beloved animals. Let's take a closer look at why protecting your horse from flies is essential.
First and foremost, flies are a significant source of annoyance and distress for horses. Constantly swarmed by these tiny pests, horses become agitated and stressed, which can lead to a variety of behavioral issues. Horses might resort to stomping, swishing their tails, and even rubbing against fences or other objects to alleviate the irritation, which in turn can cause injuries or damage to their skin and coat.
In addition to the discomfort they cause, flies also carry and transmit diseases. Some of the most common diseases transmitted by flies include vesicular stomatitis, equine infectious anemia, and West Nile virus, among others. These diseases can have severe consequences for your horse's health, and in some cases, can even be life-threatening.
Flies are also notorious for causing infections in open wounds. When a horse has a cut or abrasion, flies can quickly gather around it, potentially introducing bacteria and other pathogens into the wound. This can slow down the healing process and lead to infections that may require veterinary intervention.
Moreover, certain types of flies, such as horseflies, bot flies and deer flies, are known for their painful bites. These bites can cause significant discomfort and may even lead to an allergic reaction in some horses. In extreme cases, a horse may experience severe swelling or develop a systemic reaction, which could be life-threatening without prompt medical attention.
Introducing Shoofly Leggins for horses
Introducing the revolutionary Shoofly Leggins for horses! These innovative leggins are specifically designed to provide maximum comfort and protection for your horse, all while looking stylish. Our Shoofly Leggins have quickly become a game-changer in the world of equine fly protection, thanks to their unique combination of form and function. Let's delve into what makes these leggins an absolute must-have for any horse owner.
Shoofly Leggins for horses are made with a breathable, lightweight, and durable material that ensures your horse stays cool and comfortable even during the hottest summer days. This well-ventilated fabric is specifically designed to prevent the buildup of heat and moisture, which can often be an issue with other fly protection products. The leggins also offer a loose, flexible fit, allowing your horse to move freely without any discomfort or restriction.
One of the standout features of Shoofly Leggins is their innovative design that keeps flies from coming into contact with your horse's legs. The loose-fitting leggins act as a barrier, preventing flies from reaching the horse's skin and causing irritation. By covering the legs from the horse's knee or hock down to the pastern, Shoofly Leggins provide comprehensive protection without the need for harsh chemicals or sprays.
Our Shoofly Leggins are not only functional, but they also come in a range of stylish colors, allowing you to choose the perfect look for your horse. Whether you prefer a classic blue or an eye popping orange or pink, there's a color to suit every horse and owner's taste.
Finally, Shoofly Leggins are incredibly easy to put on and take off, making them a convenient choice for busy horse owners. With secure and adjustable closures, these leggins can be quickly fastened and removed, saving you time and effort while still providing your horse with the ultimate fly protection.
The Advantages of Shoofly Leggins
Shoofly Leggins for horses offer a plethora of advantages that make them a top choice for equine fly protection. Here's a quick overview of the key benefits:
Comfort: The breathable, lightweight material used in the construction of Shoofly Leggins ensures that your horse remains comfortable even during the hottest days. The loose yet flexible fit allows for freedom of movement without causing any discomfort or restrictions.
Durability: Made with high-quality materials and designed to withstand daily wear and tear, Shoofly Leggins are built to last. Their durability ensures long-lasting protection for your horse, making them a cost-effective choice in the long run.
Easy to Use: Shoofly Leggins are incredibly easy to put on and take off, thanks to their adjustable closures. This makes them a convenient option for busy horse owners who want to provide their horses with effective fly protection without spending a lot of time fussing with the gear.
Stylish Colors: Available in 3 stylish colors, Shoofly Leggins allow you to choose the perfect look to suit your horse's personality and your own taste. Functionality and style go hand-in-hand with these leggins.
Comprehensive Protection: Covering your horse's legs from the knee or hock down to the pastern, Shoofly Leggins provide a barrier against flies, preventing them from causing irritation and discomfort. They offer extensive coverage without the need for chemicals or sprays, making them a safe and effective solution.
Shoofly Leggings from Deb (BLUE)
$36.99 - $49.99
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Size: Mini, Pony/Donkey, Yearling, Small, Medium, Large
NOTE: Always comes in a set of 4. Mini size is $36.00. Complimentary sizing consultation upon request!
Shoofly Leggins From Deb (ORANGE)
$36.99 - $49.99
Only a few left!
Sizes: Mini, Pony/Donkey,Yearling, Small, Medium, Large.
NOTE: Always comes as set of 4. Mini size is $36.00. Complimentary sizing consultation upon request!
Shoofly Leggins From Deb (PINK)
$36.99 - $49.99
Only a few left!
Sizes: Mini, Pony/Donkey, Yearling, Small, Medium, Large.
NOTE: Always comes as a set of 4. Mini size is $36.00. Complimentary Sizing upon request!
The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Our Shoofly Leggins
How to Properly Fit and Care for Your Shoofly Leggins
Properly fitting and caring for your Shoofly Leggins is essential to ensure their effectiveness and longevity. Here's an overview of the key aspects to consider when selecting and maintaining your horse's leggins:
Sizing Guide: Choosing the correct size for your horse is crucial to ensure a comfortable and secure fit. To determine the right size, measure the circumference around the coronary band. Then, refer to the manufacturer's sizing chart to find the appropriate size, or give Deb a call as she will be happy to assist you in getting the proper size Shoofly Leggins for your equine friend. Remember that a proper fit should be loose, allowing for a full range of motion without any discomfort or rubbing.
Cleaning and Maintenance Tips: Regular cleaning and maintenance of your Shoofly Leggins will prolong their lifespan and maintain their effectiveness. To clean the leggins, simply remove them from your horse's legs and brush off any dirt or debris. Then all you have to do is spray them down with a hose removing any dirt and debris. Regularly inspect the leggins for any signs of wear or damage, and replace them if necessary to ensure ongoing protection and comfort for your horse.
By following these guidelines for fitting and caring for your Shoofly Leggins, you can maximize their effectiveness and ensure that your horse remains comfortable and well-protected against flies throughout the season.
In summary, Shoofly Leggins offer a comprehensive solution for equine fly protection, combining superior fly protection, breathable and lightweight material, stylish colors, and are farrier and veterinarian endorsed. These leggins contribute to the overall happiness and well-being of your horse, providing comfort and protection against potential health risks associated with flies.
Don't let your horse suffer through another fly-infested season! Invest in Shoofly Leggins today and give your equine friend the comfort and protection they deserve. Browse our range of stylish colors and choose the perfect fit for your horse. Say goodbye to pesky flies and hello to happy, healthy horses with our revolutionary Shoofly Leggins!
I live on a small hobby farm and have barrel raced all my adult life and call Minnesota home. I do ship all over the U.S. I have used my Shoofly Leggins From Deb for 20 years on all my own horses and I stand behind this product whole-heartedly! Help your horses stop the stomp to be stress free and comfortable today.