Trailers & Trailer Safety

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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

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Best Practices in Trailer Overturn Emergencies

June 03, 2014

There are a number of dos and don'ts when responding to horse trailer overturns. Don't make these mistakes!... Read More

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Relocating a Horse

May 29, 2014

Whether you're heading south for a winter show circuit or relocating permanently, preparation is key. ... Read More

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How to Maintain Your Trailer

May 15, 2014

Tips on keeping your horse trailer ready to roll with Peter Matheson of Performance Trailer Service.... Read More

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Trailering Your Horse with Safety in Mind

April 21, 2014

Make every trip a positive experience by planning it out ahead of time to ensure that your horse arrives safe.... Read More

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Preventing Shipping Fever

February 03, 2014

Before shipping your horse this winter, learn about best ways to prevent this pulmonary disorder. ... Read More

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Trailer Troubles

January 27, 2014

Do you have any recommendations for how we can help a horse overcome a trailer loading problem?... Read More

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Trailer Loading Lessons

January 16, 2014

What techniques I should use during a trailer loading lesson with a naive filly?... Read More

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The Top 10 Blogs of 2013

January 04, 2014

Here's a look back at TheHorse.com's 10 most popular blog posts in 2013. Did your favorites make the list? ... Read More

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Trailer Accident Claims Roping Horses' Lives

November 01, 2013

An accident claimed the lives of three horses en route to Alabama from the U.S. Team Roping Championships. ... Read More

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Trailer Accident Kills Tennessee Walking Horses, Trainer

October 09, 2013

Trainer Jeffrey Givens and three horses were killed when their truck and trailer overturned on Oct. 6. ... Read More

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Solve Trailer Loading Issues

October 03, 2013

Learn how to handle trailer loading problems with Robyn Spector, of Petaluma, California.... Read More

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Learn How to Read Trailer Tires to Keep Horses Safe

October 02, 2013

Air pressure isn't the only thing that counts when it comes to horse trailer tire safety.... Read More

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Two Indicted on Charges Connected to Horse Hauling Accidents

September 23, 2013

Two connected to horse transport company Three Angels Farms were indicted earlier this month.... Read More

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Reducing the Stress when Transporting Horses by Road and Air

September 09, 2013

Being moved from one place to another can be stressful for some horses, whether they travel by air or road.... Read More

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How to Reduce Transport Stress in Horses

September 06, 2013

Learn about the best ways to reduce stress when transporting horses by land or air.... Read More

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An Open Letter to Drivers Who aren't Horse People

August 07, 2013

What do you wish other drivers on the road knew about hauling horses?... Read More

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Ever-Changing Equine Travel Restrictions

June 03, 2013

Each state and event devises their own equine travel requirements, so how do owners keep in line with the law?... Read More

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2013 Kentucky Trail Summit Scheduled

May 11, 2013

The Kentucky Trail Summit is designed as an educational and networking event for horseback trail users.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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First-Time Traveler

December 06, 2012

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

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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