A new study finds that zebra stripes disrupt light patterns that horseflies use to find food and water. The hodgepodge of reflected light patterns from a zebra's coat render the animal unappealing to biting insects. Turn your horse into a zebra this spring and summer! Optimize your horses Summer Turnout with the Buzz-Off full neck rug. Designed to cover your horse more than any of its competitors, its special neck extension maximizes the coverage given to the areas of the horse mostly effected by irritating flies and other pests. The neck and tail. This is achieved through its generous cut, which caters for full extension of the head and neck during grazing and optimizes comfort and incorporated tail flap. It is made from a specially constructed easy breathing fine mesh fabric which is durable enough for summer turnout, yet soft enough to be kind on your horses skin. The specific purpose of the Buzz-Off range is to minimize irritation from insects and parasites during turnout. However, its special color has sun-reflective qualities, which reduce the risks of exposure to UV in extremes of sunshine. It appears with our special "All-Fit" design as standard to cater for a variety of horses and ensuring maximum comfort. Includes a belly cover. Also available in Classic neck in regular light blue color. The closure system is a traditional "T" buckle. Need a replacement or different size Belly Pad? We have them too!