Every horse needs protection from harmful UV rays and bothersome bugs during the summer months, making investing in the best fly sheet an absolute necessity. This will help protect your horse from annoyance and add extra protection against sunburns or skin irritations common during the long summer months. To ensure you have the proper gear for your horse, we've compiled a comprehensive list of some of the best fly sheets for sun protection currently on the market — all designed to provide maximum coverage against UV rays.

8 Fly Sheets That Provide the BEST UV Protection

    Schneiders Soft Interlock Mesh II Euro Surcingle Fly Sheet

  1. Schneiders® Soft Interlock Mesh II Euro Surcingle Fly Sheet
  2. When looking for the best UV protection for your horse, look no further than this fly sheet. This sheet is designed in our Euro fit that's comfortable for all breeds and has an adjustable surcingle closure for a perfect fit. These sheets are made from a soft and comfortable 300D polyester interlock mesh material offering an impressive 80% UV protection level and the best protection against small to medium-sized insects, like gnats and flies. Plus, it features NEW reflective stripes for safety and SilverTek™ technology with antibacterial nylon lining on the chest, shoulders, and tail flap.

    Schneiders Soft Interlock Mesh II Attached Neck Euro Bellyband Fly Sheet

  3. Schneiders® Soft Interlock Mesh II Attached Neck Euro Bellyband Fly Sheet
  4. The attached neck and bellyband closure protects your horse from irritating insects and harmful UV rays from ears to tail. These sheets are made from a soft and comfortable 300D polyester interlock mesh material offering an impressive 80% UV protection level and the best protection against small to medium-sized insects, like gnats and flies. Plus, it features NEW reflective stripes for safety and SilverTek™ technology with antibacterial nylon lining on the chest, shoulders, and tail flap.

    Schneiders Soft Interlock Mesh II Attached Neck Euro Bellyband Leg Shield Fly Sheet

  5. Schneiders® Soft Interlock Mesh II Attached Neck Euro Bellyband Leg Shield Fly Sheet
  6. The extended leg panels, attached neck, and bellyband closure offer additional insect and UV protection to protect your horse. These sheets are made from a soft and comfortable 300D polyester interlock mesh material offering an impressive 80% UV protection level and the best protection against small to medium-sized insects, like gnats and flies. Plus, it features NEW reflective stripes for safety and SilverTek™ technology with antibacterial nylon lining on the chest, shoulders, and tail flap.

    Schneiders Soft Interlock Mesh II Attached Neck Euro Surcingle Pony Fly Sheet

  7. Schneiders® Soft Interlock Mesh II Attached Neck Euro Surcingle Pony Fly Sheet
  8. When looking for the best UV protection for your pony, look no further than this fly sheet. The attached neck adds additional insect protection, and the surcingle closure is adjustable to ensure a perfect fit. These sheets are made from a soft and comfortable 300D polyester interlock mesh material offering an impressive 80% UV protection level and the best protection against small to medium-sized insects, like gnats and flies. Plus, it features NEW reflective stripes for safety and SilverTek™ technology with antibacterial nylon lining on the chest, shoulders, and tail flap.

    Schneiders Mosquito Mesh Hybrid II Adjusta-Fit Fly Sheets

  9. Schneiders® Mosquito Mesh Hybrid II Adjusta-Fit® Fly Sheets
  10. With these hybrid fly sheets, your horse will get the best dual insect and UV protection. It's designed with an extra fine Mosquito Mesh on the chest and back and a Soft Interlock Mesh on the sides, offering a 60% UV protection level and insect protection from small to medium-sized bugs, such as mosquitos, gnats, and flies. Plus, it features NEW reflective stripes for safety and SilverTek™ technology with antibacterial nylon lining on the chest, shoulders, and tail flap. The extra large tail cover protects the sensitive area under the tail from flies and biting insects.

    Schneiders Soft Interlock Mesh II Zebra Fly Sheets

  11. Schneiders® Soft Interlock Mesh II Zebra Fly Sheets
  12. Bring out your horse's wild side with these Zebra Fly Sheets made with new reflective stripes and SilverTek™ technology on the chest, shoulders, and tail flap lining. Not only will your horse stand out with the amazing zebra pattern, but they'll be protected from harmful UV rays. The 300D soft and comfortable polyester mesh offers 80% UV protection, allows for airflow in moderate to warm climates, and has reliable insect protection from small to medium-sized biting insects, such as gnats and flies. The zebra pattern is fun but also functional. Studies have shown that the zebra print deters flies from landing on your horse. You can learn more about how zebra stripes keep flies away here.

    Schneiders Cooling Soft Interlock Mesh II Fly Sheet

  13. Schneiders® Cooling Soft Interlock Mesh II Fly Sheet
  14. This 'cooling' fly sheet is your go-to when the weather gets hot due to its advanced technical material that actually cools your horse. We blended our soft, opaque 300D polyester mesh with a combination of 45% polyester cooling yarn and 55% nylon cooling yarn to create a material that cools and inhibits sweating. The fly sheet cools off as your horse heats up, keeping your horse as comfortable as possible. It protects your horse from small to medium-sized bugs, such as gnats and flies, and offers exceptional 80% UV protection, with a fleece comfort strip at the wither and higher gussets for better mobility. With new reflective stripes for safety and added SilverTek™ technology, you'll love all the benefits this unique fly sheet offers.

    WeatherBeeta Kool Coat Airstream Fly Sheet

  15. WeatherBeeta® Kool Coat Airstream
  16. Keep your horse safe this summer with the WeatherBeeta® Kool Coat Airstream. Crafted from 270g polycotton, this breathable sheet offers up to 90%+ UV protection and is lined at the shoulders to prevent rubbing and irritation. Its mesh lower panel ensures easy air circulation to help keep your horse cool and comfortable even in hot weather. With the WeatherBeeta Kool Coat Airstream, you can be sure that your horse has the ultimate protection from the sun all summer long.

A reliable fly sheet is a must-have for horse owners during the summer months. Not only do they provide protection from bugs and UV rays, but fly sheets also help to prevent sunburns and skin irritation. To ensure your horse is properly outfitted for the season, Schneiders’ fly sheet guide offers an array of options for the best fly sheets on the market, catering to your horse’s specific needs. Give your four-legged best friend the top-notch protection they need this summer with a fly sheet from Schneiders!

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