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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 »

USRider: Tips for Horse Owners to Avoid Lockouts

Lexington, Ky. (September 17, 2014) - Each year, technology seems to advance in every way possible. From smart phones that have the ability to track our eating habits and daily exercise routines to... Read more »

Honeymoon to Remember

7/26/2015

My husband Neal and I were expecting a grand adventure as part of our honeymoon, but we had no idea what lay in store for us and how grateful we would be for US Rider. On Sunday, September 21st, the... Read more »

Finding the Right Trailer for your Horse

You’re committed. You took the plunge. You have bought your first show horse and are now ready to reach your goals together. The trailer you currently have suited your other horse just fine, but... Read more »

Don't Go on the Road Without It!

4/30/2015

Store these items in the horse trailer so you always have them on board... Read more »

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 »

Trailer Storage Preparation

4/25/2015

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... Read more »

Emergency First Aid Kit

4/23/2015

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... 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 »