Tips for Saying Bye Bye to Flies

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Flies can be a problem for horses and humans.

Horse and stable flies are not only nuisances, but they can carry or spread diseases that are bad for you and your horses. There are many ways to manage flies on your farm or stable property.

Stable Management has covered the management of flying pests on your horse property in multiple articles. You can find a list of articles by going to and clicking on the Articles link on the top toolbar, then selecting Fly Control from the dropdown. You can also click on this link to go directly to that page.

Below we have listed some of the articles you can find in that section with links to help you quickly get to them for reading.

Allies in Fighting Flies

Stop Flies Before They Start

Controlling Water and Airflow to Reduce Biting Flies

Insecticides and Repellents for External Parasite Control

Predator Wasps for Horse Farm Fly Control

USRider: How to Deal with Pesky Bugs While Traveling

Feed-Through Larvicides

Topical Fly Repellents: Sprays, Wipes, Paints and Pour-Ons

A Primer on Biting Flies from Colorado State University