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Re: [RC] gnats - Rides 2 Far

The horses are really being bothered by gnats --  Is there 
a certain insect product I should use, or keep face masks on, or...?

Could you teach them to smoke cheap cigars? >g<  If you have a run-in
shed a fan helps. Some horses will stand with their face right in one but
mine don't care for it blowing on them. I aim it out over them and they
love it. I keep all the manure cleaned out & sawdust down. They stay out
all night, but at about 10 AM when the bugs start biting they come in on
their own and stay in the shade, nibble hay and doze pest free all day. 
Keeping the sawdust thick for what stomping they do have to do helps
avoid lameness problems. My farrier said lots of abcesses he deals with
are from stomping. Can't imagine that concussion on their legs is good in


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