Inspired by nature and informed by science. This fly mask uses zebra stripes to deter bothersome flies and biting insects. Scientific research shows that stripes effectively prevent flies from landing on the horse. Airstream fabric ears and nose extension provide full face protection against small flies and midges. The ergonomic shaping and fleece padding along the seams keep the fly mask away from the eyes, reducing gaps. Elasticated at the poll for improved fit. Adjustable touch close safety straps allow for a snug fit. 70%+ average UV blocking, helping to diminish the risk of sun burn and sun bleaching. Minimum rating 60+% for eye and nose mesh.