Press Releases

Reminder to Equestrians to Check Tires

6/26/2015

A flat tire is one hiccup that we all fear, especially as equestrians.  USRider reminds equestrians to check their tires as they can lose their footing long before they’re worn out. Testing... 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 »

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: 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 »

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 »

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 »

USRider: Traveling with an Older Horse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 10, 2015) – He’s an old friend. A companion you’ve had for years with whom you have overcome challenges that have made you the team you are today. The aging... Read more »