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Winter-Hauling How-To Tips

You can haul your horse all year long, even in the dead of winter, as long as you do so safely. Here, I'll first tell you how to ready your rig for winter hauling. Then I'll go over how to... Read more »

Trailer Rental Tips

To buy or to rent? If you don't haul your horse on a regular basis, renting a trailer rather than buying one, may be more within your budget. Here we help you decide if renting a trailer might be a good option for your hauling needs. Read more »

Avoid a Trailer Scramble

As you haul your horse, he must constantly adjust his body weight to keep his balance, working his muscles hard. He may even have to scramble to stay on his feet. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Know Your Trailer`s Value

Getting ready to sell your trailer? Whether yours will be a “for sale by owner” transaction, a dealer trade-in, or a consignment arrangement, you should know the “deal... Read more »

Trailer Spruce-Up Tips

Here are five cheap-and-easy ideas to spruce up your horse trailer to keep it in working condition, make it comfortable for your horse, and retain its resale value. Read more »

The Toll Travel Takes On Horses

A horse isn’t simply standing in a trailer during the trip back to the barn; he’s making constant adjustments to maintain his balance through every curve and acceleration. Read more »