Category Archives: Fly Control

Fun UltraShield Displays

Dear Absorbine® Dealers, Here’s big thanks from all of the employees at Absorbine for making UltraShield® look so good!!  Below are the pictures of fun UltraShield displays where you made shopping for fly control a little different this year.  

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Protect Your Horse from Gnats with UltraShield Green Gel

Gnats can be a pesky problem for many horse owners – and the tiny bugs have a way of being extra irritating to horses. Gnats can work their way into horses’ ears, and they tend to look for tender spots, … Continue reading

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Protect Your Livestock from Insect-Borne Disease with Flys-X®

We’ve spent a lot of time discussing the joys and tribulations of horse ownership, but in addition to horses, many small farms raise cattle and other livestock. These so-called “hobby” or “lifestyle” farms are growing across the US. For hobby … Continue reading

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The Rise of Hobby Farms: Five Fast Facts

At Absorbine®, we have been talking a lot lately about hobby farms. Hobby farms – also known as “lifestyle” or “retirement” farms, are on the rise in the U.S. Many small-scale farmers across the country are raising horses, cattle, livestock, … Continue reading

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Using Premise Sprays to Protect Your Horse

We all know that fly repellents and sprays are a great way to protect your horse during turn-out, training, and trail rides—but did you know that using premise sprays inside your barn or stable is an additional way to keep … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat – Ways To Cool Your Horse

Hello summertime riders! This is Lissa, the Absorbine Intern. It’s been a hot one down at the barn this summer, and my Quarter Horses JoJo and Ellie appreciate the little efforts I put in to keeping them cool and comfortable. … Continue reading

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The History of Absorbine

W.F.Young, Inc., makers of Absorbine, was established in 1892. Absorbine Veterinary Liniment, W.F.Y.’s first product, was invented by Mary Ida and Wilbur F. Young. The two were living in Connecticut just before the turn of last the century. Wilbur delivered … Continue reading

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