Horse Trailers Bel Air MD

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Hinders Lincoln - Mercury
(410) 879-7800
1317 Bel Air Road
Bel Air, MD
Bob Davidson Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
(410) 661-6400
1845 E. Joppa Road
Baltimore, MD
Jones Chrysler Plymouth Toyota Gmc
(410) 420-7199
1506 Bel Air Rd
Bel Air, MD
Bel Air Honda
(410) 838-9170
PO Box 721
Bel Air, MD
Jones Chrysler Plymouth Toyota Gmc
(410) 420-3153
1415 Bel Air Rd
Bel Air, MD
Hinder Motors, Inc.
(410) 272-4300
317 S Philadelphia
Aberdeen, MD
Frankel Acura
(800) 935-9213
10400 York Rd
Cockeysville, MD
Schaefer & Strohminger Honda
(410) 893-0600
800 Baltimore Pike
Bel Air, MD
Bel Air Nissan Subaru
(410) 879-1133
1506 Bel Air Rd
Bel Air, MD
Thompson Toyota
(410) 679-1500
1101 Business Center Way
Edgewood, MD

Trailer-Trip Tips

The following expert tips will help you minimize trailering stresses.

1. To minimize breakdowns and the frustrations of getting lost, perform a thorough pre-trip trailer and tow-vehicle check, and plan your route carefully. Unloading by the side of the road is dangerous, so plan to either drive straight through, leaving the horses in the trailer during rest stops, or use a directory, such as that found at www.horsetrip.com , to find a "horse motel" where you can board overnight.

2. Put a six-inch layer of bedding on the trailer floor, using the same bedding in your horses' stalls. The bedding serves three purposes: It's something the horses are accustomed to, it provides a cushion for their feet and it absorbs urine.

3. If you use hauling boots or wraps, check them regularly to ensure they remain in place.

4. Tie each horse with a suitable trailer strap or rope that's just long enough for him to touch the bottom of the feedbag or manger and to drop his head below his withers, so he can clear his respiratory system. If your tie strap or rope doesn't have a quick-release panic snap, make sure that you can cut it with a knife in case of an emergency - and keep the knife where it's easily accessible.

5. If possible, transport your horses with others they know. Transporting horses unfamiliar with one another can lead to trouble and more stress for the animals.

6. Practice your driving skills, starting and stopping smoothly to reduce stress on the horses. Maintain extra space between you and the vehicle ahead, to decrease the odds of an accident during an emergency stop. Drive a little slower than usual and avoid sudden shifts in momentum. Some experts suggest you should drive as if you had a cup of hot coffee on the dashboard.

7. Keep the trailer ventilated. Horses are comfortable in temperatures between 30 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit. If you blanket horses, regularly check underneath for sweating. In summer months, avoid traveling during the hottest parts ...

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