Why do gadflies attack horses? What makes the stitch of the horse fly so dangerous.
Horses give sweat and odours out from their skin.These are detected in the air by the insects thanks to their feelers. If a gadfly has targeted a horse from the air, it can reach a speed of up to 6 km/h.
Mallenders is a bacterial skin inflammation, which occurs especially in the wet and cold season and initially shows in a similar form as an eczema. The skin disease arises primarily in the fetlock bend and manifests itself as white, hardened areas and dandruff.