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UltraShield EX Fly Spray

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Absorbine® has raised the bar in the fly control arena with the introduction of UltraShield® EX - the sweat resistant insecticide and repellent formula that will protect your horse for up to 17 days. This repellent is an enhanced version of the original UltraShield® and sets a new standard for ultimate insect protection.

Favorite Features

  • Kills and repels more than 70 insect species
  • Stays active for up to 17 days
  • Contains multiple sunscreens and coat conditioners including aloe and lanolin
  • Can be used on horses and dogs 

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    UltraShield EX Fly Spray is rated 4.6554 out of 5 by 267.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from About as good as fly spray gets... Absorbing UltraShield is my go-to fly spray, I've tried them all. I feel like I use a lot of it, for example, today on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, the biting black flies are terrible, and we were relentlessly followed by a few of those B52 bomber horse flies, they were repelled from landing on my horse by the Ultrashield, presumably, but they didn't want to give up trying, those suckers (literally!). Naturally, my horse got sweaty and needed a bath, so he needed another thorough spraying, but, such is summer down here in this beautiful place known as "Paradise With Bugs". Bottom line, UltraShield has helped prevent me from being bucked off, numerous times, and works the best of all the fly sprays Ive tried. It's not cheap, but it's worth it!
    Date published: 2014-08-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Well Keeps bugs away very well! My OTTBs are very sensitive to bites and this with full body and leg covering really helps.
    Date published: 2014-08-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fly spray I bought this after borrowing some from a person at the barn. It works really well- at least keeps the flys off a little bit. Great on trail rides. I have to apply it every day but best I've used so far.
    Date published: 2014-08-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Takes care of the pests I have used this fly spay for 2 years, and my favorite thing is watching the flies drop as I spray my horses! I have a mare that has reactions to getting bit by mosquitoes etc... and she loves being out on pasture and this spray helps her be able to do that on days she can not wear her fly sheet.
    Date published: 2014-08-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from All around best fly spray This is my favorite all around fly spray, and I have tried them all. Dependable fly protection, pleasant smell, non greasy and stays with the horse.
    Date published: 2014-08-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great price! I ordered this fly spray from you because of the great there was an extr quart free! Can't beat that. Arrived in expected time as well. Will order again!
    Date published: 2014-08-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best I have used I've tried them all. Even competed multi fly sprays at the barn during a one week time period. My horse got the UltraShield EX and was protected against the flies the best. The gallon is the best value around, often $20 to $30 less than the local tack stores.
    Date published: 2014-08-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Biting Flies - stay away! The product works well enough. It is intended to be efficaeous with repeated uses up to 17 days. However I have found that I have needed to use the product several times a week. It is immediately effective and I do find that my horse is less bothered by the flies than his other paddock buddies.
    Date published: 2014-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buy I have used this product for many years and has always been effective.
    Date published: 2014-08-20
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Kills on contact It is good, but does not last as long as advertized. Still better than other sprays I have used over the years.
    Date published: 2014-08-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ultra Shield XL Fly Spray I bought this almost a month ago and have used it for a several years now seems to last the longest on our horse and the citronella scent is not too over powering. Would highly recommend.
    Date published: 2014-08-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seems to be working well so far! Seems to be working well so far. We have a big problem with the green head flies and it seems to keep them away amd our horses happy!
    Date published: 2014-08-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Works! I have used Ultrashield EX for approx. 5 years and believe it to be the best long-lasting sweatproof insect repellent. It also does a good job of repelling ticks.
    Date published: 2014-08-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product Really Works Never have issues with flies bothering my sensitive mare when I use this product!
    Date published: 2014-08-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great! Switched from Endure to Ultrashield about a month ago and have really noticed the difference in my Icelandic mare's issues with gnats and sweet itch. It's a never ending battle!
    Date published: 2014-08-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product This fly spray is working in the Florida summer! Love it
    Date published: 2014-08-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST FLY SPRAY OUT THERE I have used LOTS of different fly sprays trying to find the one that ACTUALLY works. This is the best one on the market. It doesn't leave any oily residue on the horse and it lasts. Living in hot humid and wet climate in Florida, to be able to find something that actually works is amazing.
    Date published: 2014-08-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value Good product at a great price, always easy to order due to SmartPak staff!
    Date published: 2014-08-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it It's the best fly and bug spray for my two horses. I live in Florida where the mosquitoes are terrible at night. This spray keeps them away. It also works great when we trail ride too. It has a pleasant citronella fragrance. And it works.
    Date published: 2014-08-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best protection you can get I live in Western Colorado. While my home place is singularly un-buggy, if I go up into the mountains the mosquitos and horse flies can be pretty bad. For the last ten years or so I have been using Absorbine Ultra Shield to protect the horses and have found it superior to any other product I have tried. Yes, it's more expensive than some other products, but the difference in protection is worth the difference in price. Since I drive my horses and can't just reach forward or back in the saddle to swat or shoo a bug, superior protection is a must both for the comfort of the horses and for my safety.
    Date published: 2014-08-08
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent fly soray One of the few fly sprays that actually lasts for a while. Put it on while tacking up and there are no flies bothering us the whole ride!
    Date published: 2014-08-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best I've tried It's a tough fly season in So Cal with all the heat and hot dry winter we had. This is the first thing I've tried that lasts all day. Unless your horse sweats it off, it will offer relief for many hours!
    Date published: 2014-08-02
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ultra Sheild EX, good product, good design. Product works well, not greasy, lasts but washes off easy (my own hands and skin). Bottle is strong, doesn't leak, trigger also is quiet and smooth acting.
    Date published: 2014-08-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from By far the best performing spray in the barn! I bought this after I noticed that the only horse in the barn without fly welts was sporting better than the other brands I had tried.
    Date published: 2014-07-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works well My horse hates flies, and will throw a fit to stomp on them. This works pretty well and seems to keep him happy.
    Date published: 2014-07-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from best fly spray I've tried I have been using this fly spray for 2+ years. This fly spray does a good job of repelling ticks as well as flies. Other owners at the barn have used different fly sprays and while it keeps the flies off, my horse is the only one who doesn't get a ton of ticks on him. I would recommend getting this product if you are in an area with ticks!
    Date published: 2014-07-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smells good! I bought this last week. My barn usually uses different fly sprays. It seems to keep the bugs off, when I'm grazing my horse he doesn't seem to swoosh his tail so much or shake his head. Also it smells great, people always comment on the nice smell. The spray setting is perfect! Instead of just jetting out of the bottle it actually mists over the area and you can't see wet spots from spraying!
    Date published: 2014-07-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best I've used Great product! Long lasting & really does the job. Does not leave a greasy residue on her coat & even has UV protection (which is really great on a bay mare here in sunny South Carolina).
    Date published: 2014-07-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than any other fly spray I have tried This spray isn't cheap, but I find fewer ticks on my horse than the other horses in the same field.
    Date published: 2014-07-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kills and repels flies I've been using this for about a month. The second I spray it on my horse the flies drop off and don't come back. I'm don't think it really repels flies for 17 days, but definitely effective for a few!
    Date published: 2014-07-15
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