Originally Posted by eclipseranch
def not 1/2 ton I agree completely. I pull a 3 horse Sundowner with mid tack & LQ with a 3/4ton diesel no problem & fully loaded it does not require anything different on my driver's license. However, my truck license plates are registered for towing over 18,000 lbs...it requires yearly plates instead of the 2 year option
&BTW if you end up upgrading the truck to get a bigger/gooseneck my recommendation is have the hitch/brake system professionally welded..may be more expensive but waaay safer for you, your horses & the truck ;)
just wanted to clarify the plate rating includes the truck that weighs in at 8100lbs.
And OP your trucks towing capacity should be listed on the perm sticker usually found inside the door where the VIN number is