Insect Control


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Different insects can harm horses and their owners in different ways. Some mosquito species can infect horses with disease-causing viruses; horse flies, blackflies, and biting midges can inflict painful bites; filth-breeding stable flies can bite horses’ legs and flanks, causing tail switching and stamping; and filth-breeding house flies can be an annoyance and spread fecal bacteria.

This free report provides the facts you need for controlling insects around your horses. From mosquito control to insecticides and biological controls to mechanical control strategies, you’ll learn helpful tips for controlling insects around your horse.

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Nancy S. Loving, DVM, owns Loving Equine Clinic in Boulder, Colorado, and has a special interest in managing the care of sport horses. Her book, All Horse Systems Go, is a comprehensive veterinary care and conditioning resource in full color that covers all facets of horse care. She has also authored the books Go the Distance as a resource for endurance horse owners, Conformation and Performance, and First Aid for Horse and Rider in addition to many veterinary articles for both horse owner and professional audiences.

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