The Shires Highlander Plus Sweet Itch Fly Rug is the perfect fly sheet for horses who suffer from sweet itch during the summer months. This combo fly rug is designed to be comfortable in the field while keeping the body, neck, tail and poll covered at all times. It also benefits from the same great features as the Shires Highlander Fly Rug, offering UV and fly protection for horses on sunny days. The tough fabric is resistant to wear and tear but is also soft and lightweight, ideal for all-day use throughout the season.
Shires Highlander sweet itch rug offering full-coverage fly protection for horses.
Protects all vulnerable areas from biting insects.
90% UV protection* fly rug.
Soft, lightweight and breathable material.
Tough 600 Denier outer layer with rip-stop fabric for strength and durability.
Grazing-friendly hood with a stretch ear panel for ultimate comfort in the field.
Super large tail flap for extra fly protection around the hind quarters.
Large belly flap with 3 surcingles that are adjustable to both sides.
Protects from sun bleaching, dust and dirt.
Anti-rub lining to neck, chest and shoulders.
Deep shoulder gussets for freedom of movement.
Adjustable fillet string.
Integrated leg strap loops.
Available in White with Blue and Yellow trim.
If you're looking for one of the best horse fly rugs in the UK today, look no further than this Shires sweet itch rug. Made from top quality fabrics with an excellent, comfortable fit and good coverage, this fly rug is the ideal choice for all-round summer turnout. Our Sweet Itch Collection can help you to fully protect your horse from this horrid summer irritation.
100% Polyester. Machine wash on cool with non-detergent soap.
Available in sizes 4'9" - 7'3". See our Shires Rug Size Guide for more information.
*effectiveness may diminish over time.
Standard Delivery is delivery to you within 3-5 working days of despatch date and is FREE ON ALL UK ORDERS OVER £20. Orders will be sent via either Royal Mail, DPD or Parcelforce, with full tracking.
Express Delivery is delivery to you within 1-2 working days. For example, if you order on a Tuesday, you can expect delivery by Thursday. If you order on a Thursday, you can expect delivery by the following Monday. If you order on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday, you can expect delivery by the following Tuesday. Orders will be sent via DPD Local, with full tracking.
Next Day Delivery
Next Day Delivery is delivery to you on the following working day. Make sure you place your order by 2.30pm. For example, if you order at 2pm on a Tuesday, expect our courier to attempt delivery on Wednesday. If you order before 2.30pm on a Friday, you'll get your order on Monday. Any orders placed after 2.30pm Friday, and on a Saturday or Sunday, will be delivered on the following Tuesday. Your order will be despatched via DPD Local and you'll get full tracking information including a time slot for the delivery.
Temporarily, on account of increased freight charges during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not shipping internationally. This remains under constant review and the list of countries we deliver, will be updated as the situation improves