UltraShield Green Proven Effective in Repelling Ticks

UltraShield Green has always offered horse owners a natural option in fly repellents that is eco-safe for the entire family and the environment. With the ability to repel and control biting flies, mosquitoes and gnats for up to eight hours, it is a natural product in which horse owners can put their confidence. Now, Absorbine Research & Development is pleased to announce that UltraShield Green has also been proven effective in repelling ticks, which can pose a significant threat to equine health and well-being.

The effectiveness of UltraShield Green as a natural tick repellent was determined by an independent study conducted in 2014 by i2L Research USA Inc. In the study, UltraShield Green demonstrated a high degree of standard compliance and supported its claims in terms of quality and effectiveness. The formula proved to be 100% effective against dog ticks, and on average was 83% effective against deer ticks. Additionally, UltraShield Green maintained its ability to repel biting flies, mosquitoes, and gnats for up to eight hours.

Offering an effective, eco-safe solution when it comes to protecting horses from ticks and flies is a task to which Absorbine has given high priority. “The results of the laboratory testing that UltraShield Green underwent reveal the high quality of the formula and confirm it to be an excellent natural option for tick repellency as well as fly repellency,” said Jaime McKinley, vice president, New Business Development. “The performance of the product meets Absorbine’s high expectations in terms of effectiveness, and satisfies a need for a natural option in equine pest control.”

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Founded in 1892 by Wilbur Fenelon Young and his wife, Mary Ida, W. F. Young, Inc. has manufactured and distributed quality health care products for over 120 years. The company is recognized as a worldwide leader in innovative, specialized animal health care brands–including Absorbine Veterinary Liniment, UltraShield fly control, ShowSheen grooming products and Hooflex hoof care–that improve wellness and enhance the quality and enjoyment of life for people and their animals. For more information visit






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