Trailers & Trailer Safety

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Winter Driving Tips for Horse Owners

November 23, 2011

Ensure vehicles are ready for winter driving and maintain them according to manufacturer recommendations.... Read More

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OIE, FEI: Updates Needed in South American Horse Movement

October 31, 2011

The OIE and FEI say outdated, unjustified import and export barriers have hurt the growth of equestrian sport.... Read More

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Study Examines Safety and Efficacy of Strangles Vaccines

October 08, 2011

A research team evaluates the effectiveness and safety of strangles vaccines on ponies of different ages.... Read More

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Travel Documents: Know What You Need to Travel with Horses

September 20, 2011

Find out what veterinary documents you'll need to secure before you travel with horses. ... Read More

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How to Prepare for a Trip With Your Horse

September 06, 2011

Tips on getting your horse, truck, and trailer ready for a trip, and on hauling horses safely.... Read More

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Miami Animal Import Center Holds Large Animal Rescue Meeting

August 14, 2011

The Miami Animal Import Center played host to a recent meeting that reviewed equine airplane rescue protocol.... Read More

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Trailer Safety Q&A

August 04, 2011

See answers to trailer safety questions we couldn't get to in the Healthy, Safe Trailering Ask the Vet LIVE.... Read More

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Healthy, Safe Trailering

August 02, 2011

Learn how to ensure your horse arrives safely and legally at your destination.... Read More

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The Long and Short of Horse Trailering

August 01, 2011

In true summer riding season fashion, horse owners are heading down the road to trail rides and shows. ... Read More

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Transportation Tip: Check Tires Before Hauling Horses

July 14, 2011

The leading factor in roadside emergencies is tires. Tires can lose their footing long before they're worn out... Read More

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Shipping Fever: Prevention is Key

July 05, 2011

Transportation is a rish factor for the development of broncho or pleuropneumonia (commonly known as shipping ... Read More

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Trailer Smart for Safer Hauling

July 04, 2011

While it's impossible to eliminate every risk when hauling horses, we can certainly reduce them significantly.... Read More

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Bill Would Forbid Double-Decker Horse Transport

June 30, 2011

Transporting horses in double-deck trailers would be banned nationwide under legislation introduced into the ... Read More

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Severe Weather Travel Tips for Horse Owners

June 19, 2011

What should you do when traveling with horses in severe weather situations? Large-animal rescue authority... Read More