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Horse Transportation

Posted by East-West Arena Construction on May 7, 2015 2:45:17 PM

If you are a horse enthusiast traveling with your horses can be a common occurrence. Horse transportation isn't a simple thing, there are many things to conside. You could be ferrying your horse to a horse show or to a competition, or you can simply be taking the horse to the vet or farrier. If you want to carry your horse within reasonably short distances, a large bumper (ie., tagalong or pull) trailer or a gooseneck trailer are what most people recommend.

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Topics: Travel

Traveling with Horses – Plan Ahead and Be Prepared

Posted by EastWest Arena Construction on Jan 7, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Planning a trip that involves taking your horses can be a bit overwhelming if you aren’t prepared. Whether heading to a competition or off for a vacation with your horses, traveling with horses means being organized.

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Topics: Travel

Traveling Safely with Horses

Posted by East-West Arena Construction on Nov 18, 2014 12:00:00 PM

When traveling with horses, it is important that you take every precaution to ensure the safety and well-being of your horse. Whether it is a short or long duration trip, advanced planning is critical to a successful trip. Here are some helpful hints from Guidelines for Horse Transport by Road and Air edited by Catherine W. Kohn.

Make sure your horse is healthy before you begin to plan a trip. If the horse is having any health issues, a trip of any length will likely lead to a worsening of these conditions. A visit by the veterinarian should be your first step in planning to travel with your horse. They can ensure that the horse is healthy and ready to travel. If you are planning on traveling between states, the vet will know what blood tests, paper work, and vaccinations will be necessary. You need to keep the horse's health records with you when you travel with your horse.

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Topics: Safety, Travel