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Be prepared! Look over State Equine Information and Canadian Import/Export Regulations. Download Emergency Responder and Limited Power of Attorney Forms. 

 

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Have you been involved in a trailer accident? If so, please download and complete our Trailer Accident Survey. 

 

Checklists

Through a special arrangement with two undisputed experts on equine travel - Neva Kittrell Scheve and James Hamilton, DVM - we have created this area for the safety of you and your Horses.

Neva is the author of The Complete Guide to Buying, Maintaining, and Servicing a Horse Trailer and Hawkins Guide: Horse Trailering on the Road. She and James Hamilton, DVM co-authored Hawkins Guide: Equine Emergencies on the Road.

 

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For Safety’s Sake, Learn How to Read the Tires on Your Horse Trailer

When was the last time you took a really good look at the tires on your horse trailer? While air pressure is very important, it’s not the only thing that counts when it comes to tire safety. Everything you need to know about your horse trailer tires is printed on the sidewall of the tires, and knowing what all those markings mean could prevent you from having a blowout. Read more »

Tips for Buying A Used Trailer

4/20/2018

If you're in the market for an older trailer, your horse's safety and the trailer's road-worthiness should be your primary concerns. Unlike buying new, you won't get a warranty when buying used,... Read more »

Ways To Save Fuel For The Horse-Trailer Towing Vehicle

Everyone wants ways to save fuel, but horse trailer towing vehicles can consume a lot of gas. Cut down on your fuel expense with these money saving tips. Read more »

Tips for Trouble-Free Trailering

Patience, preparation and a tried-and-true approach to loading can make every travel experience a safe, trouble-free one for your horse.  Whenever I see a fellow competitor having trouble... Read more »

Equine Traveling Papers

Equine Traveling Papers When you travel with your horse, you need to carry a number of documents, especially if you're crossing state lines. Read more »

HELP US, HELP YOU!

4/12/2017

In the unfortunate event of a breakdown, USRider reminds all of our Members to be well prepared and provide the necessary information so we can better assist you!  • Get to know your... Read more »

Long-Haul Travel Risks

3/31/2017

Long-distance shipping can put horses at risk for illness and injury, new research from Australia confirms. The study also highlights some actions owners and shippers can take to keep their horses... Read more »

Great Coats From the Inside Out

3/22/2017

Credit: Photos.com If you have a horse come into your barn with dull or coarse hair, start a good feeding program right away. The trickiest problem might be getting the correct balance of vitamins,... Read more »

Let's Get Loaded: When Your Horse Refuses to Board His

3/16/2017

There's nothing like loading a reluctant horse into a trailer to draw a crowd. The collision of a wild-eyed horse, a frustrated handler, and a small dark box-on-wheels induces ordinary folk to step up... Read more »

Don't Let A Runaway Horse Trailer Happen To You!

2/27/2017

Make sure you follow the safety checklist from USRider before taking off on your horse trip.The story is a cautionary tale for horse owners everywhere: Loveland, Colorado fire fighters and... Read more »