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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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Great Coats From the Inside Out

3/22/2017

Credit: Photos.com If you have a horse come into your barn with dull or coarse hair, start a good feeding program right away. The trickiest problem might be getting the correct balance of vitamins,... Read more »

Let's Get Loaded: When Your Horse Refuses to Board His

3/16/2017

There's nothing like loading a reluctant horse into a trailer to draw a crowd. The collision of a wild-eyed horse, a frustrated handler, and a small dark box-on-wheels induces ordinary folk to step up... Read more »

Don't Let A Runaway Horse Trailer Happen To You!

2/27/2017

Make sure you follow the safety checklist from USRider before taking off on your horse trip.The story is a cautionary tale for horse owners everywhere: Loveland, Colorado fire fighters and... Read more »

Does Your Horse Trash Your Trailer?

2/27/2017

|Question: How do I keep my 15-month-old Quarter Horse filly from pawing at my trailer and scratching it up while she is tied to it? I have tried tying another horse with her that stands still,... Read more »

Attitude Adjustments

1/23/2017

Does your trailer have a bad attitude? The term attitude can be defined as the angle of a vehicle in relation to its direction of movement. In other words, if your trailer has a bad attitude,... Read more »

5 Horse-Containment Options

11/29/2016

Horse camping adds a special dimension to your trail-riding experience. Contentment commingles pleasantly with fatigue as you and your equine companion settle into camp after a day of exploring the... Read more »

Trailer-Rental Tips

8/3/2016

Renting a trailer may be a viable option to owning a horse trailer. Add up the costs of owning a trailer versus the cost of renting. If you trailer frequently, of course it makes sense to own your... Read more »

Protect Your Horse From Travel Stress

Travel has become a way of life for many American Quarter Horses and riders competing on the regional and national AQHA circuits. Many start early in January covering long distances to earn points,... Read more »

Easy Hitch Alignment

I use trailers weekly and can back right up to a trailer if there's room to line up straight with it. But if it's at an angle, or in mud or snow, even I can't get there on the first try. You know the... Read more »

Railroad-Crossing Alert for Horse Trailers

7/7/2016

To enhance the safety of horses and those who travel with horses, USRider (a nationwide roadside assistance plan) is working with the Doctors Tomas and Rebecca Gimenez, experts in large-animal... Read more »