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Transportation Information

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

 

Trailer Accident Survey

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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Pre-Trip Checklist for Horse Trailers

By UsRider Staff | April 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…

Additional Safety Suggestions

By UsRider Staff | April 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…

Trailer Storage Preparation

By UsRider Staff | April 25, 2015 |

If your Horse trailer is to be stored for an extended period or over the winter, it is important that it be prepared properly. Remove the emergency breakaway battery and store inside, out of…

Emergency First Aid Kit

By UsRider Staff | April 23, 2015 |

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…

Equine Precautions: Short Trip

By UsRider Staff | April 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…

Equine Precautions: Long Trip

By UsRider Staff | April 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…

About the Authors

By UsRider Staff | April 20, 2015 |

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…

Emergency First Aid Kit

By Neva Kittrell Scheve | March 19, 2015 |

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…

10 Hot Weather Hauling Tips

By Rebecca Gimenez | June 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…