Trailmeister.com - Full Article
October 31 2018
by Robert Eversole
As published by Saddle Up Magazine
A horse trailer is a big investment and comes with a lot of big decisions to ensure that we make the right choices for us and our mounts.
Let’s break down these decisions into the main factors to consider. Here are my top considerations for what to look for in a horse trailer.
Size is Important – Does the trailer fit both your animals and you?
horse and mule by trailerYour horse or mule doesn’t get to decide on whether it’s going for a ride so we need to make sure that they’re as comfortable as possible. If the space is too small, he’ll will be cramped, likely unhappy, and may decide that he doesn’t like trailers in the future. Measure your horse from nose to rump (height, length, and width) before going trailer hunting. And consider how many horses you’ll be hauling.
The right trailer is not only comfy for your horse(s), it should be the right size to tow safely behind your vehicle, and hold all the gear you need for your riding and camping adventures. Size is one of my first considerations in what to look for in a horse trailer...
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