Bug Body Fly RugRegular price £144.00
The Snuggy Bug Body ® Fly Rug is sure to become a 'must have' in every equine's wardrobe.
Covering poll to tail including full belly coverage it is a headless option pleasing customers who don't wish to cover their horse or pony's face.
Constructed of the same clever fabric as the Sweet Itch Hood and Sweet Itch Rug, the Bug Body Fly Rug is robust yet lightweight and fully breathable, water repellent, stops coat bleaching as well as protecting from midges, other flying/biting insects, dust and dirt. The Bug Body Fly Rug is suitable for horses and ponies with fly or insect sensitivity or allergies as well as mild Sweet Itch sufferers. It will keep you horse cool and comfortable all Summer long.
The Snuggy Bug Body Fly Rug comes as a two piece neck and rug combo for versatility and ease of fitting. The rug part- with built in full belly band, tail wrap and XL flap, is fitted first. The neck piece then slips over the horse's head and is secured to the top and sides of the rug's neck with Velcro leaving no gaps.
The top of the neck sits closely behind the ears even when the horse stretches down to graze and is elasticated, with adjustment, to prevent any insects getting inside. The mane area of the neck is lined with a seamless, silky, non stretch lining to prevent mane rubbing/hair loss.
Small straps are fitted to the withers and chest section of the rug to prevent gaps. The withers and chest areas are padded and elasticated to prevent pressure. Three Velcro patches are fitted to the rug and belly each side to achieve a close Snuggy fit and a strong ant-stretch binding is run along the spine of the Bug Body to keep the rug in shape and prevent it slipping backwards.
Plus there is also the option to add the Sweet Itch Mask with ears and mesh eyes, as well as Front Legs, Sheath Cover or Udder Cover for extra coverage for severe sufferers.
Offering comprehensive poll to dock protection - the Snuggy Bug Body® Fly Rug is the most innovative, protective 'bug rug' on the market.
**IF ORDERING A SHEATH/UDDER COVER AT THE SAME TIME, THE ATTACHMENTS WILL BE ADDED TO THE RUG AUTOMATICALLY, IF ORDERING THE SHEATH/UDDER ONLY, AN ATTACHMENT PACK WILL BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR PARCEL AT NO EXTRA COST. **
When the neck is detached the Rug part is suitable for use alone, with any Snuggy Hood or other Summer hood/fly mask. Also excellent as a under layer in winter months, with or without the neck section.
Sizes - 4'6” to 7’3” (for sizes 2'9" to 4'3" please contact us to order)
Colours - Beige, Brown & Haint Blue
Featured no.1 in Horse and Hound's top 12 fly rugs for 2018!
Fringed Sweet Itch MaskRegular price £40.00
The Snuggy Hoods Fringed Sweet Itch Mask offers excellent coverage for face, ears and eyes and is designed to be used with the Bug Body (attaches with D-ring and velcro loop) or with a full high neck fly rug/summer sheet. We recommend the Sweet Itch Mask for the following uses - Sweet Itch prevention & allergy/fly/insect/UV ray protection.
This unique Fringed Sweet Itch Mask has built in ears and double layer fly fringe. It is lined in the mane area behind the ears with a silky fabric and has elasticated adjustment in multiple places for a close, secure fit. The Fringed Sweet Itch Mask comes either as a pull on or zipped option for easier fitting.
Constructed of a robust yet lightweight and fully breathable fabric which prevents insects biting, and is also heavy showerproof, stops coat bleaching (harmful UV rays) whilst keeping your horse or pony clean!
The optional zip runs from chin to under the neck. Without a zip the Fringed Sweet Itch Mask is 'pull on' so simply slip over the nose and pull backwards into position.
Designed for use with the Bug Body Fly Rug but is suitable for use with any full neck fly rug or summer sheet. Also ideal for use with the Headless Sweet Itch Hood for optional face coverage. The Sweet Itch Mask will attach to the Bug Body neck or Headless Sweet Itch Hood with a metal D-ring and strong velcro loop for security.
A spare Velcro loop is provided so the Fringed Sweet Itch Mask can be attached to the neck of an alternative rug for added security. We strongly recommend customers attach the Fringed Sweet Itch Mask to a rug neck as instructed in the fitting information sheet. If you need help with this please contact us before using the Mask.
PLEASE BE INCREDIBLY FUSSY WITH THE FITTING OF ANY PRODUCT COVERING THE HORSES FACE. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR HORSE UNATTENDED UNLESS YOU ARE CONFIDENT THAT THE HORSE IS HAPPY AND THAT YOU ARE HAPPY WITH THE FIT. IF UNSURE, PLEASE REMOVE IT IMMEDIATELY AND CONTACT US, OR PHOTOGRAPH IT ON YOUR HORSE IF YOU WOULD LIKE US TO CHECK.
AS WITH ANY ITEM, ILL FIT CAN CAUSE RUBBING AND CAN MOVE WHICH CAN BE DANGEROUS. THAT SAID, WE MUST ADD, THAT THE BEST FITTING HOOD AND RUG CAN MOVE IF CAUGHT ON SOMETHING OR RUBBED OR PULLED AT. UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS.
Sizes – XS to XXL
Colours - Beige & Haint Blue
What is Sweet Itch?
Sweet Itch is caused by an allergic reaction to the bites of the Culicoides midge and, to a lesser extent, Simulium Equinum. At present there is no known cure for Sweet Itch. Once an equine develops the allergy it is generally affected every Spring, Summer and Autumn. There are two approaches to improving the comfort of an affected animal: to minimize the allergic reaction with corticosteroids, anti-histamines or soothing lotions or to minimise midge attack using a Sweet Itch Rug. The second method offers the most effective protection and avoids the need to use harsh chemicals, expensive repellents and messy oils or greases. The Snuggy Sweet Itch Rug has been approved by Veterinary professionals for the prevention of the midge bite allergic reaction.
Sheath CoverRegular price £25.00
Inspired by our extremely successful Udder Cover we have spent a long time designing the Snuggy Sheath Cover. The clever design allows the horse/pony to still urinate comfortably but at the same time offering maximum protection of the sheath area.
Made from the same fabric as the Sweet Itch Body it is a separate piece so can be removed for regular washing and attaches to the rug with strong Velcro fastenings. A must for those severe sufferers.
**IF ORDERING A SNUGGY RUG AT THE SAME TIME, THE ATTACHMENTS WILL BE ADDED TO THE RUG AUTOMATICALLY, IF ORDERING THE SHEATH/UDDER ONLY, AN ATTACHMENT PACK WILL BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR PARCEL AT NO EXTRA COST. **
Sizes - XS to XL
Colour - Beige, Brown & Haint Blue
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