Shires Tempest Original Zeb-Tek Fly Combo Rug Zebra Print: 5 ft
Shires Tempest Original Zeb-Tek Fly Combo Rug Zebra Print
Inspired by nature and informed by science, this fly rug uses zebra stripes to deter bothersome flies and biting insects. Scientific research* shows that stripes effectively prevent flies from landing on the horse. Ultra-breathable fabric blocks 80%* of UV radiation.
- Blocks biting insects
- Adjustable cross surcingles
- Fillet strap
- Monochromatic technology.
*Scientists' findings indicate that stripes prevent horse flies from making a controlled landing when up close. Beneficial effects for the horse were seen with fewer flies landing on a horse wearing a zebra print rug, than a naked horse, or solid coloured rug. T.Caro et al. Benefits of zebra stripes: Behaviour of tabanid flies around zebras and horses. Published in PLOS ONE online 20th February 2019. * Effectiveness may diminish over time. Test carried out in accordance to BS EN 13758-1:2002+A1:2006.