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NETTEX Itch Stop Salve Summer Freedom for Horses

NETTEX Itch Stop Salve Summer Freedom for Horses NETTEX Itch Stop Salve Summer Freedom for Horses NETTEX Itch Stop Salve Summer Freedom for Horses
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  • 300ml Tub £14.49
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NETTEX Summer Freedom is an advanced salve which helps repel and protect against insects and biting flies. This unique formulation also contains margosa (neem) and eucalyptus and has wonderfully soothing and disinfecting properties. Here are some top tips to get the most out of this summer season:

  • Preventative strategies are the key to itch control.
  • Start early! Use Summer Freedom as the weather warms with a once weekly application.
  • Soothe, sanitise and disinfect minor sores with Summer Freedom and help break the itch, scratch cycle.
  • Summer Freedom repels against new bites and supports hair regrowth.
  • Weather resistant, simple to apply and will not matt the horse’s hair.
  • We do not recommend you apply under fly masks as may cause irritation.
  • If using product for the first time we always recommend a patch test first.
  • Ideal to apply around sarcoids to help prevent irritation from flies.
  • We also recommend bathing where or when necessary to remove build-up of grime and dirt with everyday conditioning shampoo. This is kind to skin and does not strip coat of natural oils.
  • 600ml tub can last 6-8 weeks

Made in UK.


Key ingredients: NN- Diethyl-M-Tolumide 2.45%, Margosa extract 2.0%, Eucalyptus citriodora, hydrated, cyclized 0.64%


Apply directly to any area that has been affected or prone to attack using a clean sponge, ensuring sensitive areas are not missed e.g. around eyes, nose, muzzle and dock avoiding mucous membranes.

In most cases one application a week is sufficient. In severe cases if the itch, rub, scratch cycle has started it may need to be applied more regularly.

For best results prewash with NETTEX Everyday Shampoo before applying to remove any grease, dirt or debris and sanitise the skin.

Repeat application after heavy rainfall, bathing or heavy sweating. Do not use under saddlery areas or fly rugs as may cause irritation from sweating.

For maximum results apply as early as February to prevent midge attacks taking hold. The mane, tail and rump areas are most prone to attack.


  • For best results, prewash with NETTEX Everyday Shampoo to thoroughly cleanse the area before application then every 10 -14 days to remove build-up of dirt and debris.
  • NETTEX Itch Stop Salve Summer Freedom is the ideal addition to your midge avoidance strategy. Not only does it have soothing and repellent properties it also acts as a barrier that midges aren’t able to bite through.
  • Preventative strategies are the key to itch control. For best results start your itch control strategy as early as February to prevent midge attacks taking hold.

Need help or advice? Contact us:

  • Landline: 01582 842096
  • Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Email: [email protected]

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Reviews (30)

Summary of Reviews for NETTEX Itch Stop Salve Summer Freedom for Horses

Overall 5
Value For Money
Pet's Opinion
28 out of 30 (93%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (20 reviews)
4 stars (8 reviews)
3 stars (2 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
1 stars (0 reviews)

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55 Brilliant stuff!
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By on 20 July 2019

Bought this for my very itchy horse who really suffers at the hands of the Midgies and flies and low and behold it really blooming works a treat!!!
I just wish I'd taken before and after photos of the top of his tail!, it was rubbed bald and now, 4 weeks later, it's completely grown in again. He also rubs his neck on either side and since using Summer Freedom he doesn't have a hair out of place!!
I love the fact you only need to put it on once a week although I have used it twice a week as we have massive swarms of Midgies where I live 😟
I cant recommend this stuff highly enough!

Customer recommends this product

55 Recommend
Verified Purchase

By on 7 July 2019

Seems to have stopped her itching ! Yay!

Customer recommends this product

55 One of the best sweet itch products I've found
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By on 17 June 2019

This salve appears to soothe my mares skin whilst assisting regrowth of hair and healing of skin. She's happy for me to apply it to sores and rubs and it genuinely seems to help stop the itching and help healing. Not sure whether or not it actually repels midges as she does still start rubbing in the first place, but it seems to help the reaction once it's started.

Customer recommends this product

55 Amazing Product that actually works
Verified Purchase

By on 14 June 2019

Worth the extra money

Customer recommends this product

55 Fantastic results
Verified Purchase

By on 11 June 2019

Really good easy to use stays on and protects from biting insects and soothes sore skin!

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding NETTEX Itch Stop Salve Summer Freedom for Horses, including answers from our team.

17 July 2018 at 7:02pm

Mare with Sweat itch


Can this product be used on skin that is already broken from scratching ?

  • VioVet Staff


Thank you for your question.

Yes - this soothes, sanitises and disinfects existing sores, helping to break the itch, scratch and rub cycle.

Hope that helps,


30 March 2018 at 8:23pm



Can this be used on the sheath area?

  • VioVet Staff

Hi there,

Thank you for your query.

This product is very safe and may be applied to the sensitive sheath and groin areas on your horse, but just ensure you give the site a good clean before application as this will help the product to sink into the skin and really break the itch cycle ready for this upcoming midge season.

I hope this helps.