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Horse Trailers Fishers IN

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Ed Martin Acura
(317) 846-3800
3800 E 96th St
Indianapolis, IN
 
Honda Nobuhlto
(317) 598-1030
9638 Aberdeen Ct
Fishers, IN
 
Young Dan Chevrolet Honda Isuzu A United Auto Dealership
(317) 846-6666
PO Box 40319
Indianapolis, IN
 
Butler Toyota Service
(317) 815-1678
9419 Aronson Dr
Indianapolis, IN
 
Nissan Butler
(317) 774-9300
5500 N Keystone Ave
Indianapolis, IN
 
Tom Roush Lincoln - Mercury
(317) 896-5561
525 W David Brown Drive
Westfield, IN
 
Butler Nissan
(317) 774-9300
3477 Conner Street
Noblesville, IN
 
Butler Toyota
(317) 846-9600
3232 Harper Rd
Indianapolis, IN
Service Department
(866) 771-2222
Dealership Hours
Mon-Thu: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday - Saturday: 6:00 AM -6:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
Service Department Hours
Mon-Thu: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri: 7:00 AM -5:30 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Penske Honda
(317) 846-6666
PO Box 40319
Indianapolis, IN
Service Department
(888) 489-3629
Dealership Hours
Monday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Service Department Hours
Monday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Toyota O'Brien
(317) 351-7000
2550 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN
 

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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