Rambo Plus Flymask
Great in theory, hard to handle
As with all my previous Horseware Ireland purchases, I love the the durability of the materials and the excellent craftsmanship that went into this fly mask. It is certain to hold up well.
The design is such that the mask creates a tent around the eyes. I thought it would be great to avoid rubbing -- and it definitely didn't rub -- but the hoop doesn't fold up well and the hold mask is relatively stiff making it difficult to store in the barn. It's very large! It comes with its own bag for storage, but I need something that I can just throw on a small stall door hook that won't get in the way.
In all -- a great concept, but not for my setup.
May 15, 2013
Finally a mask that stays off their eyes.
This is a really well made product. I love the stiffener which shapes the mask around the horse's head so there is no worries that the mask is collapsing on the eye or the eye lashes. The mask has ears and comes with detachable nose guard. I've only had it for a month so it's hard to say how durable it is, however, it appears very well made. It runs large. REALLY large. My mare wears a full horse size in Cashel masks. I got her this one in cob size based upon the reviews. I imagine that as with their turnouts, Rambo gears this product at the WB population hence its size. Ears are massive, too!
Overall, I'm very happy with this purchase. No longer worried about the mask retaining the shape to avoid eye contact. This will be my go to mask from now on.
May 14, 2013
My horse suffered a severe eye infection that resulted in some vision loss and I was told he will always be at risk to pick this up again. I needed a good fly mask that he can wear for turn-out year-round to protect the eye. What I really like about this Rambo Flymask is that it has a stiff band that keeps the mask well away from his eyes (makes him look like a bee keeper). The Velcro latch under the chin is great and despite rolling and some clever attempts at getting it off, he has not succeeded. I have not had it for very long but it looks like it will hold up well. I plan on getting a spare and one for my other horse as well.
January 18, 2013
Bought this one twice
Nice mask...it survives months of halter tag. The only down fall is that my horses forelock gets very tangled during a day in the mask. Otherwise great purchase. I have bought this mask for two summer seasons.
October 9, 2012
Rambo fly mask stays off my horses face. He needs UV protection year round and keeps this fly mask on. Only drawback, had to cut the ears off...it stays on better with the ears cut off. Referred it to some other people and now have ordered 4 masks for all my horses..
October 3, 2012
Best Fly Mask I've Purchased
I've purchased several different fly masks and this one is absolutely the best.
October 1, 2012