Transportation Information

Be prepared! Look over State Equine Information and Canadian Import/Export Regulations. Download Emergency Responder and Limited Power of Attorney Forms. 

 

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Have you been involved in a trailer accident? If so, please download and complete our Trailer Accident Survey. 

 

Checklists

Through a special arrangement with two undisputed experts on equine travel - Neva Kittrell Scheve and James Hamilton, DVM - we have created this area for the safety of you and your Horses.

Neva is the author of The Complete Guide to Buying, Maintaining, and Servicing a Horse Trailer and Hawkins Guide: Horse Trailering on the Road. She and James Hamilton, DVM co-authored Hawkins Guide: Equine Emergencies on the Road.

 

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Horse Trailering Tips

Even the calmest of transported horses experiences fundamental stress reactions from the start of loading. In transit, those perfectly content-looking horses are likely to have become dehydrated, to... Read more »

Florida Paradise

While much of the country gets blasted with winter storms, here in the Sunshine State, we enjoy some of the best riding weather of the year. Here in Florida, we're blessed not only with great... Read more »

Prepare for Trailer-Driving Season

Some good advice to share about horse trailers as travel season begin Read more »

Getting Properly Hitched

  You're considering towing your horses. One of the most confusing and scary aspects of this adventure is the myriad kinds of trailer hitches available to buy. It might seem like there... Read more »

Protect Your Horse from Ice-Related Injuries

A blanket of fresh snow can turn your farm into a winter wonderland, but a layer of ice turns it into a hazardous zone for your horse. Slick ice can bring a horse down in a single stride,... Read more »

Winter-Driving Tips

During inclement weather, double the normal distance between vehicles to allow more stopping room. | Photo by Heidi Melocco.   Winter is coming. For some of us, winter is... Read more »

Winter Prep

11/14/2018

One minute we were worried about fly spray and scorching heat. Then we blinked and it was late fall. How a season that comes every year still manages to sneak up on horse owners is a mystery, but more... Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Straight Load vs Slant Load Trailers

Credit: Thinkstock   Straight load vs slant load trailers: The debate continues. However, the one factor that everyone will agree on is that horse safety comes first. It is a given that... Read more »

29 Essential Trailer Tips

Trail riding, by its very nature, means you’re on the go. You regularly hit local trails, but now you’re ready for a trailer of your own for the freedom to travel to scenic trails near and... Read more »

The Essentials of Parasite Control

Dewormers rank near the top of horse care advancements of the last 50 years, and horses are living longer, healthier lives because of them. Yet, paradoxically, because serious colics and other... Read more »