Equine Blog


Jeffers Equine Blog strives to be informative, entertaining, and helpful. We hope to answer some common questions in regular everyday language for people who want the best for their horse. 

Please visit our Pet Blog and our Livestock Blog for helpful tips & hints for other animals.



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Flying insects have been pestering horses and humans for thousands of years. These winged warriors can interrupt peaceful pasture time for your horse and also detract from your ability to enjoy time around the barn. They can also transmit a variety of diseases...

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It's summer.  Your horse is in the pasture.  He looks like he is dancing.  You ask yourself, "why is my horse dancing". There is a strange rhythm of shake, stomp, flinch, swish the tail, stomp/flinch, shake, swish. It isn't exactly graceful... more like country line dancing to a techno beat...

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Fly Week 2017 is July 24th - July 30th! Preview all of the daily specials here...

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The original BugPellent hanging cartridge is a brilliant alternative to fighting flies in your barn or shed. I personally use this product in my barn and...

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With summer just around the corner, we are excited for the sun, warm temperatures, and longer days. But, we all know what summer also means: flies and pests. And lots of them.

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Summer is here and with it, unfortunately, come flying insects.  Not only do they make it difficult to enjoy time with your horse, but some of them are downright dangerous, disease-carrying blood-suckers!  Fortunately just a few simple maintenance tricks and a quality insecticide can take the fright out of the bite...

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With Memorial Day behind us, it is the unofficial start of summer. For horse owners, it is the time for baths, early rides to beat the heat, and grazing. Unfortunately, it is also the season of the dreaded fly!

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Have you ever wondered what the life of a fly was like? What the “buzz” is all about? Now you can find out! Professional’s Choice along with JeffersEquine.com are proud to present “A Fly's Eye View!”

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Though Zika was first discovered in 1947, you’ve probably only recently heard of the disease. That’s because it has spread, primarily through the bite of infected mosquitoes...

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Why Fight Flies?  Fly control keeps your horse comfortable. But that’s not the only reason to minimize flies. Flies and other biting insects pose a major health risk to your horse and you...

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