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Canadian Adventure

11/1/2015

My Wife and I left our home near Chicago in late June 2009. We took a trip through the Western United States that would take us North from Montana into and across Canada, then down the west coast if... Read more »

Towing, Pulling and Hauling

10/4/2015

 After a long Saturday afternoon of trail riding at the Moss Foundation in Southern Pines, North Carolina, that included getting lost and drenched in a thunderstorm, I get back to a truck that... Read more »

Vegas Night Saved by USRider

8/18/2015

I just became a member of U.S Rider. Why? Well, USRider was there when we were stranded late at night and in possible danger from an unknown vehicle. Late Sunday night, July... Read more »

USRider Promotes Fuel Economy for Horse Owners

Crude oil prices continue to remain over $100 a barrel in 2011, with resulting gasoline prices reaching $4 per gallon. It will be more important than ever to conserve energy and save fuel costs. You... Read more »

USRider: Limited Access Roads

On toll roads, thruways, turnpikes and other roadways with limited access, service providers trying to render assistance to motorists can encounter delays. For this reason, USRider, the national... Read more »

Breakaway Batteries

Imagine what would happen if your trailer became disconnected from your tow vehicle, and your emergency breakaway battery was fully discharged. Disaster!   However, when a breakaway system is... Read more »

USRider Encourages Use of Pre-trip Checklist

After several years of analyzing accidents involving horse trailers, USRider – national provider of roadside emergency assistance for horse owners – has developed a checklist to help... Read more »

USRider Urges Wildfire Preparedness

With massive wildfires scorching through millions of acres in the western U.S., USRider – national provider of roadside emergency assistance for horse owners – urges equestrians and others... Read more »

USRider Offers Tips for Travel Season Trailer Preparation

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 21, 2013) – Before travel season begins, it is critically important for horse owners to perform basic, yet essential, maintenance on their trailers. USRider, the national... Read more »

For Safety's Sake, Learn How to Read the Tires on Your Horse Trailer

Lexington, Kentucky.  When was the last time you took a really good look at the tires on your horse trailer? While air pressure is very important, it’s not the only thing that counts when... Read more »

USRider: As Temperatures Drop, So Does Tire Pressure

Lexington, Kentucky.    Studies show that the leading factor in roadside breakdowns is tires. As temperatures cool across the country, tire pressures will decrease. Given these facts,... Read more »

USRider: Trailering Despite the Polar Vortex?

Lexington, Kentucky. With bitter cold, snow and ice sweeping over much of the country, USRider – the national provider of roadside emergency assistance for equestrians – reminds those who... Read more »

USRider: Bad Weather Travel Tips

LEXINGTON, KY (June 10, 2014) – The severe summer weather season is upon us, and when things get rough, we’re reminded to DUCK: ·         D... Read more »

USRider: How to Deal with Pesky Bugs While Traveling

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jul. 23, 2014) -- With summer now at the peak of its season, the annoying buzz of insects is at high volume. While many of us may have found the best solutions to fly control for our... Read more »

USRider: Travel Precautions for Equine Vesicular Stomatitis

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 13, 2014) – Each summer, equestrians travel with their horses to explore different parts of North America. The summer heat and bugs create a melting pot for equine viruses to... Read more »