1. What is the difference between the Bucas flysheets?
The Buzz-off and Sweet-itch ranges are available in blue/ silver, which reflects the sun and keeps the horse cool. And Zebra stripe, which has been proven to deter flies.
Buzz-off & Buzz-off Zebra
The original Bucas fly rug. A specially developed lightweight fine mesh fabric which locks out flies!
Buzz-off rain & Buzz-off Zebra rain
A combination of the Buzz-off and Sun shower, The Buzz-off rain has a waterproof upper panel and mesh lower. Making it perfect for warm showery days.
Sweet itch & Sweet itch Zebra
A durable closed fabric fly rug, designed to blocked entry from even the smallest of insects.
Bucas Freedom flysheets are limited edition products, released each Spring / Summer in the season’s hottest colours.
2. What size fly mask should I buy?
Bucas fly masks are designed in relation to Bucas fly rugs. The chart below is a guide for customers.
|Bucas Fly Mask Measurements|
|Product code||Product Description||Rug size|
|65000-02||Buzz-Off Fly Mask XXXS||100 / 4’3″|
|65005-02||Buzz-Off Fly Mask XXS||105 / 4’6″|
|65015-02||Buzz-Off Fly Mask XS||110 / 4’9″|
|65025-02||Buzz-Off Fly Mask S||115 / 5’0″|
|65035-02||Buzz-Off Fly Mask M||135 / 6’0″|
|65045-02||Buzz-Off Fly Mask L||145 / 6’6″|
|65055-02||Buzz-Off Fly Mask XL||155 / 6’9″|
Please note, the actual size required may vary due to horse conformation. Customers are advised to try their Bucas fly mask on a clean dry horse and keep their proof of purchase in case an exchange is required.
3. Which rugs can I use under my Bucas turnout?
All Bucas stable rugs, Quilts, Therapy rugs, The Shamrock power and Power coolers can be used under Bucas turnout rugs. Many Bucas rugs now feature front and rear attachment points which secure the inner and outer layer to minimise slipping.
You can view all rugs with this feature by selecting ‘neck attachment point’ or ‘rear attachment points’ on our product filter fab
4. Which Bucas lining is best?
The best lining for your horse would be dependent on the purpose of the rug and your own personal preference –
Dermo care – The latest lining development from Bucas! Combining stay-dry properties with a silky finish.
Stay-dry fleece – The fast-acting stay-dry technology wicks away moisture from the horse’s skin.
Silky lining – Helps to prevent rubs and leaves the horses coat silky smooth.
Mesh – Perfect for warm sunny days as it allows air to circulate under the rug.
5. How do I know what size rug to buy?
Please email email@example.com with your name and address to receive a free Bucas measuring tape
6. Which weight rug should I chose?
All Bucas turnout rugs have a recommended temperature guide to help customers select the right rug for their requirements. When rugging your horse, you should take into consideration variable factors such as, wind, humidity, shelter, age of horse , clipped/unclipped horse. Bucas rugs range from 0g – 400g.
7. Is the Bucas Therapy a magnetic rug?
The Bucas therapy rug it is not a magnetic rug; it is made from an extremely fine stainless-steel mesh that reflects the magnetic fields naturally occurring within the body.
8. What percentage of UV rays do Bucas fly rugs block?
Sweet-itch and Sweet-itch Zebra block 99% of UV rays
Buzz-off and Buzz-off Zebra block more that 75% of UV rays
Freedom fly rugs block 60% UV rays
9. I have an old Bucas blanket that needs new surcingle’s / front strap / buckle etc. How can I repair my rug?
Bucas does not offer a repair service. However, Bucas repair parts and repair kits are available from Bucas retailers. You will need to provide the retailer with label details from inside the rug, size of the rug and colour to insure you order the correct parts.
10. Can I use a combi neck on my big neck rug?
Yes! Bucas combi necks are compatible with our big neck ranges.
11. My Buzz-off belly pad is too tight, what can I do?
If you find the Bucas belly pad is too tight for your horse, you can purchase belly pad extender straps and / or a larger Bucas belly pad from your Bucas retailer.
12. How do I enter the Bucas Customer of the Month Competition
The Bucas Customer of the Month competition runs every month and winners get a €250 Bucas voucher!
Entering is easy, post a picture of your horse or dog wearing Bucas products to Instagram, tag @bucas__official and use #mybucas
Full terms & conditions are available here- https://bucas.com/contact/bucas-competition-terms-and-conditions/
13. How do I fit my Bucas Rug correctly?
Watch the video below where we go through securing your rug, attaching a Belly Pad, Leg Staps and Fly Mask