Equi-Spot® Spot-On Fly Control

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Equi-Spot® Spot-On Fly Control

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Equi-Spot Spot-On Fly Control is easy to apply and contains 45% Permethrin to effectively protect horses from pests for 14 days. Read More

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Equi-Spot (3) 10 mL Applicators

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Equi-Spot® Spot-On Fly Control is easy to apply and contains 45% Permethrin to effectively protect horses from pests for 14 days. The water- and sweat-resistant formula kills and repels house flies, stable flies, face flies, horn flies, gnats, and ticks on horses. This spot-on treatment is ideal for pastured horses, as the treatment stays on longer than sprays. There are three defense zones that need to be covered to effectively apply this fly control treatment. The chest, head and neck are defense zone 1, the sides of your horse's body are defense zone 2, and the legs or your horse are defense zone 3 (video below).

Equi-Spot Key Benefits:

  • easy to apply
  • effective for 14 days
  • ideal for pastured horses
  • convenient to use
  • more fluid per application for more complete coverage
  • water- and sweat-resistant

Equi-Spot aids in the control of:

  • house flies
  • stable flies
  • face flies
  • horse flies
  • deer flies
  • black flies
  • gnats (including eye gnats)
  • mosquitoes
  • ticks

Note: Safe enough for horses as young as 12 weeks. One easy to apply 10 mL applicator lasts for 14 days. One 3-pk lasts 6 weeks.

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Watch this informative video on how to apply Equi-Spot


  • Brand: Farnam
  • Type: Topical
  • Ingredients: Permethrin
  • Insect Type: Fies,Gnats,Mosquitoes,Ticks
  • Supply: 6 Week Supply
  • Size: (3) 10 mL Applicators

Reviews (21)

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  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "Awesome Stuff"

    I have 6 horses, and I camp with them in the worst time of the summer. When all the bugs are out. This makes a BIG difference in my horses comfort. Their tails stop swishing, and they are more relaxed after using it for trail riding. I would recommend this for anyone trailing with young kids as I do.

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "Great Product."

    I am very pleased with this product. Keeps ticks, horse flies and deer flies off my horses. They do not have any bite marks from mosquitos either. Will be buying again.

  3. 1.0 out of 5 stars

    "didn't work"

    It did not work at all on my horse. I had to spray him the very next day.

  4. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "great product!"

    "my mare has an allergy to the ""no-see-um gnat"" and I have tried many things with this every summer she is tore up. I tried this product this year and the amount of irritation she experienced was greatly reduced! This is a great product for my mare "

  5. 2.0 out of 5 stars

    "Difficult to Apply"

    Product is very hard to apply, as directed. Product is oily liquid, which you must drop on horse's spine and back of legs in specified amounts. VERY HARD TO DO! Manufacturer should revise product to permit better control during product application.

  6. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "Equi SPot for ticks"

    This product is great for ticks and my animals have never had a reaction. We have horses in a heavily wooded tick infected area and this product kills them dead and keeps them off.

  7. 1.0 out of 5 stars

    "did not work"

    this productis not good. i put on my horses neck first, then i put on his back like the directions say to do and with in a day it had started burning his flesh off, it was so bad his hid, tissue,was coming off his back. had to get vet out. it took 3 months to heal.

  8. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "Equi spot"

    When I lived in southern ms my filly had a full engorged tick in her ear, it was so soar she wouldnt let me touch it. The equi spot killed it within a couple of hours and it fell off, I love it

  9. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "Great product!"

    Last summer we had a bunch of horses testing positive for Lyme disease in our area including one of my own. I started using Equi-Spot after finding 7 or 8 ticks on my gelding one evening, and never found another tick on any of mine after that day! No reactions to the product and a it has a pleasant citronella smell. I will use it all tick season every year!!!

  10. 1.0 out of 5 stars

    "Did not work"

    Tried this on my paint from summer into the fall and it did not work on her at all. The flies actually walked across the medicine. Going to try a fly sheet next!

  11. 1.0 out of 5 stars


    Be very careful using this product; it burned my horse on his neck and back!

  12. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "Works great!"

    I used this on our Arabian horses for several years. It is a very effective product and a great time-saver--no more fly masks, no more sprays. It did take a couple of days to get into the horses' systems on the first application of the year, but it also lasted closer to 3.5 weeks, rather than two. Owners of horses larger than 1,000 pounds may need a little more than one applicator. For our 14.2 to 15.2 horses, it has been perfect!

  13. 4.0 out of 5 stars


    I used this on my quarter horse mare because nothing else seems to work to fight off the flies and ever since then I have noticed that the flies stay away from her. It really works and she doesn't fight me to put it on either. With the fly spray I have to worry about wearing it when I am spraying her down but with the use of Equi-Spot I don't have that worry at all.

  14. 5.0 out of 5 stars

    "Works on Ticks"

    I specifically use Equispot for ticks and it works well. I started using it in NY where the ticks carry lyme disease. I would bathe the horse after the two weeks and reapply. It helps with the flies, but I use a spray as well. Flies are mosly annoying, ticks carry disease.

  15. 4.0 out of 5 stars


    This product is wonderful but is like alot of topical products it works better after the second dose is applied, I have been using it all summer on a very sensitive paint and after using for a month I was able to stop with fly sprays I continued use as directed for several months and was able to stop using it for 2 months before I noticed any flys bothering him, once it is in the system it lasts! I would have given it a 5 if it worked the first dose as well as it does after the 2nd and 3rd.

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