Our all natural, non-toxic fly repellant is simple
to make. You'll need the following:
plastic spray bottle
1/2 gallon of water
1/2 apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup citronella oil
(to repell insects)
1 dropper of tea tree oil (for its soothing quality)
1 dropper of peppermint oil or lavendar
oil (to be appealing to horses)
1/2 cup olive oil (to prevent fly repellent from dissipating after application)
Pour the 1/2 gallon apple cider vinegar into gallon jug.
Add 1/2 cup citronella oil (DO NOT USE THE TYPE FOR BURNING
Add 1 dropper of tea tree oil and 1 dropper of peppermint or lavendar oil.
Add 1/2 cup olive oil.
Add 1/2 gallon of water.
Shake well and pour into spray bottle.
spray bottle before spraying so that the oils will mix with the vinegar solution.