Webinar – Horseflies – Nature’s Terrorists by Dr Kieran O’Brien
You will be able to access this webinar in the Webinar section of the website here.
Horseflies – Nature’s Terrorists – A summary of the content
- Weathers role in horsefly populations
- Horsefly biology – what are they and which species are similar
- What has happened
- Reactions to bites
- What you can do to comfort the horse
- Transmission of diseases – what to be concerned about (EIA Equine Infectious Anaemia),
- The six points that attract flies to horses
- How to prevent fly bites
- Adverse reactions from fly repellents and how to check they are safe for your horse before covering your horse
- Fly rugs
- Fly traps (some homemade) – WHICH WORK!