Sun and flies can pose a health risk to any horse, but wearing a fly mask can help to protect their delicate skin and keep those pesky bugs at bay.

Mark Todd Fly Mask Without Ears

RRP £14.98

Colour: Grey

Sizes: Pony, cob, full

This mask is made from a fine mesh material that offers a horse’s face protection from flies.

It doesn’t cover the ears, but it does have a fleece binding for extra comfort. It is held in place with two touch and close fastenings that are secured on the underside of the mask.

Weatherbeeta Comfitec Fine Mesh Mask With Ears and Nose

RRP £22.99

Colours: Navy/ turquoise, black/ turquoise

Sizes: Mini, S pony, pony , cob, full, warmblood

A superbly fitting mask that protects a horse against flies and offers a 60%+ UV block. Its fine mesh allows for full vision and its double darts ensure a great fit.

Features include adjustable double touch tape tab closures, soft fleece binding for additional comfort, air stream ear design to allow airflow and stretch fleece poll design for extra security.

HY Equestrian Lycra Flex Fly Mask

RRP £13.99

Colour: Navy

Sizes: Pony, cob, full

This is the perfect mask for horses who need a high level of protection from flies and bugs.

The Lycra Flex Fly Mask is made from a breathable stretch material for a custom fit and to ensure that no unwanted intruders find their way underneath it.

This pull-on mask features mesh ears and eyes to help with airflow, and eye darts to ensure clearance of the face, thus avoiding irritation.

Bucas Buzz-Off Zebra Fly Mask

RRP £19

Colour: Zebra print

Sizes: XXXS – XL

The clever use of zebra stripes on this mask is proven to help keep flies away from a horse’s face. The lightweight mesh material helps to protect a horse from annoying pests.

The mask is held in place with a single touch and close strap.

Felix Bühler rPet Fly Mask Life Cycle

RRP £24.90

Colours: Milkshake, sage

Sizes: S – XL

A sporty and functional fly mask with comfortable fleece edging that protects the horse from chafing. The forehead and cheek sections are made from a breathable mesh fabric which, like the elastic Lycra material on the ears, is made from recycled polyester.

Double hook and loop fasteners allow for good size adjustment and fit, while at least 50% of this mask is made from recycled polyester (rPet).

Equilibrium Products Field Relief Max

RRP £34.50

Colours: Black/ orange, grey/ yellow

Sizes: XS – XL, mule large, mule XL

This mask provides effective relief from flies and the sun while remaining extremely comfortable for any horse. It offers in excess of 70% UV protection and coverage from ears to nose, plus darts to keep it away from the eyes, and stretch binding around the face for a close fit. It also boasts padding at the nose and brow and horse-shaped ears for extra comfort.

HY Armoured Protect Full Mask with Ears and Nose

RRP £28.99

Sizes: Small pony, pony, cob, full, X full

Colour: Black

Made from lightweight mesh material with bamboo lining this mask offers protection to the face, ears, nose and eyes. This mask features darts that ensure good clearance off the eyes, a luxurious faux fur panel on the browband area and soft fleece edging.

The double-sided touch-tape fastenings hold the mask securely in place during turnout, and the mesh panels around the eyes and nose protect from UV rays.

All prices are correct at the time of publishing. 

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