Trailers & Trailer Safety


Natural Disaster: Are You and Your Horse Ready?

September 29, 2015

Are you and your horse ready for emergency evacuation? Get tools and information you need to keep your horse healthy.... Read More


Poll Recap: Horse Hauling Options

September 22, 2015

The majority of poll respondents (74%) said they own their own horse trailer. ... Read More


On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More


Researchers Seek Input for Horse Transportation Study

July 06, 2015

The research team is collecting information on equine transport practices and transport-related illnesses.... Read More


Help, My Horse Won't Get Out of the Trailer!

May 14, 2015

A Facebook fan asks for help with his horse, who's become a reluctant unloader. ... Read More


Finding Housing for Horses During Evacuations

May 13, 2015

Don't wait until disaster is on your doorstep to find a place to take your horses when evacuating. Remember these tips.... Read More


Poll Recap: Summer Travel Plans

May 12, 2015

Of the 674 respondents, 167 (25%) said they plan to travel more than 200 miles from their barn this summer.... Read More


How Do I Get My Horse to Load in a Trailer?

April 16, 2015

An equine behavior expert offers training tips for making trailer loading drama free.... Read More


Towing Safety and Horse Trailer Maintenance

April 01, 2015

Our equine emergency safety blogger offers tips to ensure your horse trailer is fit for the road.... Read More


Double-Decker Horse Transport Bill Introduced

March 31, 2015

The bill stems from a deadly 2007 incident involving the crash of a double-decker trailer carrying Belgian draft horses.... Read More


20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 04, 2015

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods. It begins with understanding your farm.... Read More


Shipping Horses Long Distances

February 16, 2015

Consider these factors when transporting horses afar, be it to a show or a new home. ... Read More


Are You Crash-Ready?

January 19, 2015

Here's what to do if you have a horse-hauling accident and how to avoid a wreck in the first place.... Read More


Take Precautions when Hauling Horses in Cold Weather

January 18, 2015

While hauling during cold weather can be challenging, proper planning will keep your horse performance-ready.... Read More


When on Trial, Put it in Writing

January 16, 2015

Before you send a horse out on trial or lease, be sure to put all the details of its care in writing.... Read More


All Aboard!

December 16, 2014

Does your senior horse load and travel well?... Read More


The Good Ride

November 21, 2014

Don't load your horse onto the trailer before understanding exactly what he's getting into.... Read More


UF Researchers Seeking Input on Survey

November 14, 2014

The survey is designed to gauge interest for a unique service that could be provided by local equine hospitals. ... Read More


Trailer Safety Check

November 06, 2014

Learn how to perform a safety check on your horse trailer before hitting the road.... Read More


Virginia Man Charged After Trailer Crash

November 05, 2014

The crash killed two horses; one died at the scene while the other was euthanized.... Read More


Equine Guelph Holds Large Animal Rescue Courses

October 10, 2014

Speakers encouraged attendees to take what learned back to the industry to help improve emergency rescue success rate.... Read More


Tennessee Horse Hauler Enters Plea Deal

September 03, 2014

A horse hauler whose firm was shut down by federal authorities has pleaded guilty to a single charge under a plea deal.... Read More


In Case of Emergency on the Road

August 27, 2014

This trailer-safety checklist will ensure you're prepared to deal with emergencies if they arise when hauling horses.... Read More


Saddle Up Safely Releases Booklets on Safe Equine Travel

August 25, 2014

"Trailering Your Horse Safely" and "Travel to a New Environment" cover topics from choosing a trailer to horse behavior.... Read More


Movies and TV's Effect on Real-Life Horse Extractions

June 19, 2014

Real life shouldn't emulate art when it comes to working with and rescuing large animals.... Read More