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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.

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…

1 month ago

Hitting the Road: 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…

2 months 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…

4 months 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…

2 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…

3 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…

3 years ago

Happy Trailers

Trail riders living on expansive acreage, close to public lands, or next to accommodating neighbors are the fortunate few. Most…

4 years ago

10 Tips for Trailer Training Success

Be safe: Wear gloves, boots, and helmet. Protect your horse’s legs during training with standing wraps or shipping boots. Use…

4 years ago

Finding a Horse-Friendly Layover

If you travel with horses at all, it’s likely there will be a time when you’re hauling just far enough…

5 years ago

How to Hook Up Your Bumper Pull Trailer

  You've done your research and bought the trailer that best suits your needs and is appropriate for your tow…

6 years ago