DIY Horse Fly Spray Recipe

July 9, 2015 diyanimaldoctor 2 comments


DIY Horse Fly Spray Recipe

So I know things get real buggy in the spring and the summer time for the average horse gal…Your horse right now (if he or she was reading this) is probably neighing at you “well what about me?!” Well good news for both of ya’ll. I have a natural DIY horse fly spray recipe that I use with therapeutic grade essential oils that does the trick. And the best part is there are no chemicals, it’s natural, it keeps the bugs away, it smells awesome & both of you can use it! And the BEST part is it actually WORKS! I’ve tried several other homemade and DIY horse fly spray recipes that just did not do the trick. I am guilty of using my DIY horse fly spray on myself right after I spray my horses down before we go riding. (Yes and you can too)

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20 drops TerraShield Blend

16oz spray bottle

2 cups Apple Cider Vinegar with “The Mother”

5 drops Lavender Essential Oil

5 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

5 drops Melaleuca Essential Oil

5 drops Geranium Essential Oil

1 tbsp Fractionated Coconut Oil

*Fill the rest of the spray bottle with distilled water & SHAKE when applying to your horse.

*I personally like to triple the batch & put the mix into a old gallon glass apple juice bottle as I go through this like its liquid gold for my ponies!


* This horse fly spray recipe does not kill flies, however it does naturally repel them and keep flies from biting. (Except those nasty horse flies that bite no matter what)

* You may have to reapply a few times during the day due to sweating.

* I add neem oil for an extra PUNCH!


Please only use CPTG therapeutic grade oils with your horses. click here for the oils I use & trust with my horses.

Give this natural fly spray recipe a go & let me know what both of ya think in the comments 🙂

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