Traveling with horses is all about getting from point A to B easily. That said, life is messy and emergencies happen; however, by driving intelligently and having a game plan “in the event of . . .,” you can hedge your bets and come out ahead on the side of safety.
Straight load vs slant load trailers: The debate continues. However, the one factor that everyone will agree on is that horse safety comes first.
Entering into close, dark spaces can spook the most stalwart horses, yet we expect them to step into a trailer without missing a beat. Fortunately, thanks to today’s design and material technologies, we are able to provide sufficient space, increased ventilation and a number of safety features that will help ensure a stress-free travel experience for most horses.
There’s no silver bullet when it comes to winter blanketing; it pretty much comes down to common sense. Here are some tips from an experienced owner/trainer to help you better understand blanketing basics.
Where there are horses, there are insects. But there's also hope.