The Yellow Devils - Treating Horses With Bot Flies
By Katharine MacCornack 2020-08-26
Image By Horse&Hound (https://www.horseandhound.co.uk/horse-care/horse-care-tips/qa-all-about-bot-eggs-37720)
When I see a brushstroke of yellow on my horses’ legs, I know it is time to bring out the bot knife to eradicate the devilish eggs. I remember when I got my first one as a girl. An experienced, older rider, older than me at least, gifted me one to scrape off my first bot fly eggs. Though such a gift might seem paltry or dull, to me, it was a wonderful one because, at the ti...