Trailers & Trailer Safety


N.Y. Truck Fire Claims 30 Horses

May 08, 2013

The horses, en route to a Canadian processing plant, died when the truck hauling them burst into flames.... Read More


Budweiser Clydesdales: What's in the Trailer?

April 19, 2013

Dave Thomas, a supervisor of the Budweiser Clydesdales, discusses how they pack the trailer. ... Read More


The Horse: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012

December 31, 2012

We've taken a few minutes to tally our most popular blog posts of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More


Rutgers Horse Management Seminar Scheduled for Feb. 10

December 30, 2012

This year, veterinarians will discuss topics related to equine stress and transportation.... Read More


First-Time Traveler

December 06, 2012

How do you keep a spooky horse calm during long-distance transportation? ... Read More


Arizona Train, Trailer Collision Kills Horses

November 13, 2012

The truck's driver said he did not see the oncoming train due to the presence of ice on his vehicle's windows.... Read More


Second Equine Handling Center in the Works for Schiphol Airport

November 09, 2012

The facility will include 24 horse stalls, a separate quarantine area, and cleaning facilities for air-stalls.... Read More


Barn Equipment: Tractors, Trailers, Trucks, and Implements

September 15, 2012

If you have property with horses on it, you'll need equipment to care for it; here's a guide.... Read More


Stock Trailers: Another Option for Horses

September 13, 2012

Many horsemen are discovering the versatility and economics of using stock trailers for their horses.... Read More


Pollard Eventing Launches Trailer Safety Research Campaign

August 29, 2012

The initiative follows a fatal traffic accident in May in which Pollard lost three international event horses.... Read More


Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More


Keeping Horses Healthy and Sound During Transport

July 31, 2012

Whether you’re transporting horses long distance or short, it’s important to keep them safe and healthy.... Read More


Study: Antibiotics Might Protect Horses during Transport

July 19, 2012

Study finds giving antibiotics before long-distance transport could reduce fever and decrease airway bacteria.... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE: Traveling Safely with Horses, July 31

July 18, 2012

Veterinary panelists will answer questions on keeping horses safe, healthy, and comfortable while on the road.... Read More


Use Caution when Driving or Following Horse Trailers

July 12, 2012

Exercise caution when hauling horses or when driving near trucks and trailers to keep horses and humans safe.... Read More


Feds Shut Down Tennessee Horse Transport Operation

July 03, 2012

The firm was connected to two serious traffic incidents that collectively claimed the lives of four horses.... Read More


Truck Driver Cited in Tennessee Horse Trailer Incident

June 18, 2012

A Kentucky man is facing charges after the horse trailer he was driving collapsed in Tennessee last week.... Read More


Heart Rate Variability to Detect Equine Transport Stress

June 08, 2012

Researchers used heart rate variability to identify stress in horses during air and ground transportation.... Read More


Rollover Accident Kills Three Upper Level Eventing Horses

May 29, 2012

One horse died at the scene of the accident, while two others were euthanized in the following days. ... Read More


Biosecurity on the Road

April 11, 2012

Develop a management routine to reduce your horse’s potential exposure to infectious diseases while traveling.... Read More


USRider Offers Trailer Preparation Tips for Travel Season

March 27, 2012

Perform basic, yet essential, maintenance on horse trailers to ensure horse and human safety. ... Read More


Double-Decker Trailer Bill Advances

February 04, 2012

The bill, H.R. 7, contains language prohibiting the hauling of horses in double-deck trailers.... Read More


Tennessee Horse Hauler Charged

January 19, 2012

The driver is facing multiple violations in connection with a rollover accident that killed three horses.... Read More


Tennessee Trailer Rollover Accident Probed

January 17, 2012

Three horses were killed and at least two were injured in the Jan. 16 accident.... Read More


ATA to Host International Horse Transport Conference

January 13, 2012

The conference will take place March 18-21 and will cover a wide variety of transport-related topics.... Read More