flair-icon-02.png Store FLAIR® Strips at room temperature.

Strips that are exposed to extreme heat or cold may damage the medical-grade adhesive and not adhere properly. If it's chilly outside and a FLAIR Strip will be used, we recommend placing the Strip inside your jacket for 5-10 minutes before applying to allow the Strip to warm up to at least room temperature.

flair-icon-02.png Apply FLAIR Strips at least 30 minutes prior to any activity.

For best results, apply the Strips 30 minutes prior to any exercise, riding or other activity that might cause the horse to sweat.

flair-icon-02.png Apply Strips to a clean, dry nose.

Use a clean, dry cloth, piece of vet wrap, or paper towel to remove dirt and oil prior to applying. DO NOT use water, oil, or gels on the application area.

flair-icon-02.png DO NOT shave the horse’s nose prior to applying.

FLAIR Strips have a unique adhesive that is designed to flow into and adhere to the horse’s hair.

flair-icon-02.png Remove oils from the horse's hair before applying the Strip.

If oils have been applied on the horse's hair, wash the horse's nose with a bit of mild dish soap to help remove oils from the hair before applying your Strip. Let the hair fully dry before following the other application steps.

flair-icon-02.png Additional adhesives may be harmful and are NOT recommended.

FLAIR Strips have a gentle adhesive that is developed for the health and safety of the horse.

flair-icon-02.png Take precautions during hot and humid conditions. 

Before applying a FLAIR Strip, it may be helpful to prep the Strip application area with isopropyl alcohol. Isopropyl alcohol will help remove moisture from the hair to improve adhesion.⁠

flair-icon-02.png Before applying, bend the tabbed edges to form a crease.

Forming a crease on the tabbed edges of the Strip help the tabs stick to the horse's nose more securely. 

flair-icon-02.png DO NOT touch the adhesive prior to applying the Strip.

Touching the adhesive will reduce the Strip’s ability to stick to your horse.

flair-icon-02.png Apply FLAIR Strips two finger widths above the horse’s nostrils.

This placement provides optimal support for the soft tissue of the nasal passage.

flair-icon-02.png DO NOT remove by pulling up or down.

Peel gently, but firmly from the top corner toward the middle.
Adhesive may cause slight loss of hair, as experienced with normal shedding.