Written by Dr. Kathleen Giguere and Dr. Katy Raynor Borrelia is a subdivision of bacteria, that causes disease which is transmitted by ticks and lice. It is common in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States within the equine population. What’s more, in New England, 45% of horses have Borrelia antibodies (antibiodies indicate infection or exposure). To determine […]
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New Innovations in Fly Control Beat the bugs with brand new innovations in fly control, available at The Cheshire Horse in Swanzey, NH and on CheshireHorse.com: Mio Fly Sheet by Horseware $64.95 Now available in light bronze with navy trim, this customer favorite is made from lightweight and breathable knitted polyester to keep your horse […]
You could win the NEW Noble Outfitters Guardsman Fly Mask – with Flex Spline Technology to create a canopy away from the horse’s eyes. The unique contoured fit prevents insects from penetrating the mask. Please enter this giveaway using the widget below. The giveaway will be open until 6/3/16, and three winners will be chosen. […]
All in-stock fly sheets are now 15% off! Valid at all Cheshire Horse retail locations, and online.
No one likes pesky insects. For your horses, they can cause a variety of issues, from minor behavioral problems to painful Sweet Itch. Many insects are carriers of disease, also putting your horse at risk for serious medical conditions such as Lyme disease or West Nile Virus. Fortunately, there’s a wide variety of measures you […]