trailering

Trip Preparation: Last-Minute Checklist

4/29/2015

Check the tow vehicle. Check and replenish engine... Read more »

Trip Preparation: Checklist for Trailer Axle Assembly

4/28/2015

Following a few rules in caring for your horse trailer axle assembly can add to its life. Moreover, in the case of some of these rules, you may be protecting your own life as well. Using the following... Read more »

Pre-Trip Checklist for Horse Trailers

4/27/2015

Before you haul your horse, be sure to review our pre-trip checklist to make sure you have everything you need for your horse trailer. Wheel bearings serviced? (service every 12 mos./12,000... Read more »

Additional Safety Suggestions

4/26/2015

The following list of additional suggestions should help make trailering easier for you and your Horse: Wear gloves and boots when you are loading and unloading Horses. If the horse... Read more »

Equine Precautions: Short Trip

4/22/2015

Anytime a Horse is loaded into a trailer, whether for a short trip or long trip, these fundamental measures should be taken: Train your Horse to load calmly and to accept the trailer as... Read more »

Equine Precautions: Long Trip

4/21/2015

The importance of these precautions is directly proportional to the length of the trip. Use your own judgment, and that of your veterinarian: Electrolytes - Increase 2 to 3 days prior to... Read more »

USRider: Keeping Horses Comfortable During Winter Travel

LEXINGTON, Ky (Dec. 10, 2014) – As horse owners, many of us fear trailering in the winter due to lack of poise that the horse is comfortable. While we have the amenity of a heated vehicle and... Read more »

Emergency First Aid Kit

The following items assembled into an emergency kit will help you handle most situations. Discuss this list with your own veterinarian, he/she may have other suggestions that are appropriate for you... Read more »

10 Hot Weather Hauling Tips

6/29/2014

Hot weather can pose serious health problems for your traveling trail horse, including dehydration, heat stroke, and exhaustion. Here are 10 hot-weather hauling tips to help keep your horse cool and... Read more »