If you’re fed up of flies then don’t miss this selection of fly masks to help protect your horse this summer:

Shires Fine Mesh fly mask

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The Shires fly mask is a fine mesh fly veil with fabric ears and a nose extension, making it perfect for keeping flies and midges at bay. The nose extension and fleece padding along its seams also helps to protect sensitive horses.

Visit: www.naylors.com

BR Classic fly mask

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This fly mask has ears, a nose extension and closes with two Velcro closures. It provides a perfect fit thanks to its use of different types of polyester mesh.

Visit: www.br.nl

Felix Bühler 2-in-1 fly mask

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This fleece lined fly mask features nose protection that can be detached with a zip. The mask has extra-soft mesh fabric for ears and cheeks, and a large Velcro fastener holds the mask firmly in place.

Visit: www.kramer.co.uk

Buzz-Off Zebra fly mask

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This fly mask provides excellent protection against flies, midges and UV rays and is held securely in place with an elasticated strap.

Visit: bucas.shptron.com 

Mark Todd fly mask with ears

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This full-face fly mask has a fleece trim around the ears, padded support across the forehead and an extended nose section that offers full-face protection. It is therefore ideal for sensitive horses.

Visit: www.olddairysaddlery.co.uk 

Equilibrium Field Relief Range

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The Equilibrium fly masks are supremely comfortable and long lasting and come with a one-year product guarantee. They provide an effective barrier from midges, flies and mosquitoes and block out up to 80% of UV rays, helping to protect against sunburn. They are made from breathable mesh and feature a soft sponge padding and adjustable fastenings. Available in three designs and in donkey size too.

Visit: www.equilibriumproducts.com

Rambo Plus Vamoose fly mask

Engineered for optimum eye protection, with a detachable nose-guard and large soft fitting ears, the Rambo Plus Flymask with Vamoose anti-insect technology is the most effective choice for combatting flies this summer.

The Rambo Plus fly mask is made from durable textilene and has a soft fleece lining. The mask has a unique reinforced area around the eyes to prevent rubbing, as well as keeping flies away from the horse’s most sensitive areas. The mask also features a detachable nose and offers UV protection.

Visit: www.horseware.com

Fine Mesh fly mask

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This protective fine mesh fly mask completely covers the head. The binding and contact areas above the nose and around the eyes are lined with 100% polyester polar fleece for extra comfort. The ears and poll areas are made from a soft and stretchy jersey knit and the throat closure is lined with polar fleece and fastens with Velcro strips.

Visit: www.equestrian.com

LeMieux Comfort Shield

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This fly mask has optimum comfort in mind and features soft merino lambswool lining strips across the brow in order to avoid any rubbing. It has breathable, midge-proof ears and strong UV reflecting mesh shields.

Visit: www.rideaway.co.uk 

Buster fly mask

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This knitted polyester fly mask is anatomically shaped for maximum comfort and offers a secure fit. It is UV reflective, features anti-rub bound edges and fleece lined ear holes and is tough, durable and breathable.

Visit: www.premierequine.co.uk

Hy Fly Shield with ears

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This fly shield is ideal for those horses prone to fly worry. The mask has ears and features a secure velcro closure.

Visit: www.thesaddleryshop.co.uk

Weatherbeeta fly mask

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The Weatherbeeta fly mask has both offers both nose and ear protection and is made from a strong lightweight mesh fabric. It features ‘Insect Shield Technology’ for long lasting personal insect protection and an adjustable touch tape closure.

Visit: www.derbyhouse.co.uk

Guardsman Fly Mask

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This fly mask is made from heavy duty UV coated mesh to fight wear and tear. Its removable nose attachment is UPF 25+ protected and the fly mask also benefits from a fleece lining on the crown and nose to ensure maximum comfort for your horse. Available in black or gold.

Visit: www.nobleoutfitters.co.uk 

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