Farnam's SuperMask? Miniature Horse Fly Mask is specially designed to fit most A-and B- sized miniature horses. It keeps flying insects away from your mini's eyes and protects them from flying dust, dirt and debris without obstructing his vision. Also acts like a sunscreen and aids in healing after an eye injury.
Features purple fleece-lined ear openings and a noseband that conforms snugly. Suggested retail price $18.95. (800) 234-2269; www.farnamhorse.com.
A safe, natural insect repellent, Finish Line? Bug Blaster? Essential Oil Bug Spray derives its power from oils of rosemary, thyme, calendula, cedar wood, lemongrass, tea tree and citronella in a potent concentrate that doesn't stain or attract dirt but stays effective against flies, gnats, ticks, fleas, mosquitoes and more through both sweat and rain. Won't irritate skin, either! Suggested retail prices $10.95 for the
4 oz. concentrate with spray bottle and $7.95 for the 4 oz. refill. (800) 762-4242; www.finishlinehorse.com.
Keep pesky flies at bay while supporting a great cause, thanks to the Crusader Fly Mask? from Cashel, now available in pink with 70% UV protection, double darts around the eye area and a patented forelock hole. In an effort to aid in the fight against breast cancer, Cashel will give 5% of the proceeds from every pink fly mask purchased to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Suggested retail prices are $19.95 for the Standard Pink Fly Mask, $23.95 for the Standard Pink Fly Mask with Ears, $25.95 for the Long Nose Pink Fly Mask, and $29.95 for the Long Nose Pink Fly Mask with Ears. (800) 333-2202; www.cashelcompany.com.
Cavallo's new Ride Fly-Free Mask is uniquely designed for use while riding. Easily attaches to bridles and hackamores, and works with draw reins, martingales and bosals. Offers natural
protection from irritating flies, omitting the need for toxic sprays and chemicals. Reduce stress, improve comfort and "Ride Fly Free." Available in black or white, sizes S-L, at a suggested retail price of $16.95. (888) 4-TOKLAT;
For more new products, check out the winter 2008 issue of Everything For Horse & Rider. To order, call 301-977-3900 ext. 0 or order online.