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Horse Trailering

Trailering a horse is the only way to get him from point A to point B for moving to a new barn or for attending a horse show, competition, trail ride, or other equine event. Horse Illustrated‘s articles cover how to trailer train your horse, what to look for in one when you’re in the market to purchase, how to maintain your equipment (including the towing vehicle), how to plan your excursions away from home, keeping your horse healthy for the ride, towing capacities, how to hitch up, seasonal differences for traveling, hiring a transportation company if you need, and so much more.

How to Back a Horse Trailer

It’s the end of a busy horse show day, and you’re worn out. The horses are loaded, your gear is…

2 months ago

Finding the Right Truck to Tow a Horse Trailer

For many of us, enjoying our horses involves transportation with a truck that can tow a horse trailer. Whether it’s…

8 months ago

Improve Your Gas Mileage While Pulling a Horse Trailer

No matter how much you enjoy riding away from home at shows or on trail rides, you probably cringe at…

9 months ago

Selecting a Horse Trailer to Fit Your Needs

Many of us depend on trainers or friends to haul our horses to competitions, trailheads, or emergency veterinary appointments. That’s…

2 years ago

Convert Your Bumper Pull Horse Trailer Tack Room into DIY Living Quarters

Whether for competition or pleasure, often our horse adventures take us far from home for several days. Hotels can really…

3 years ago

Horse Trailer Accessories for a Smoother Ride

Make transporting your horse easier on everyone with these horse trailer accessories for everything from tire inflation and horse protection…

3 years ago

Choosing a Vehicle to Tow Your Horse Trailer

Whether you’re planning to travel to horse shows or somewhere special for summer trail riding, the road trip starts with…

5 years ago

Get on Board

If getting in the trailer isn’t your horse’s favorite activity, making sure that you know where to be can ensure…

6 years ago

Barn Equipment Tune-up

Read for tips on barn equipment maintenance. While you may know exactly how to get yourself and your horse in…

6 years ago

10 Tips for Trailer Training Success

Here are 10 tips about how to safely load your horse into a trailer: Be safe: Wear gloves, boots, and…

7 years ago