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post #1 of 11 Old 12-10-2012, 11:31 PM Thread Starter
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Canvas top stock trailer

Anyone used one to haul horses? The good? The bad? I am looking at buying a 16 foot one tomorrow so let me know what you think!
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post #2 of 11 Old 12-10-2012, 11:50 PM
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Know a guy who hauled roping horses all over in one. Worked fine for him.
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post #3 of 11 Old 12-10-2012, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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Know a guy who hauled roping horses all over in one. Worked fine for him.
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Awesome success stories always good to hear!
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post #4 of 11 Old 12-11-2012, 05:34 AM
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We' ve used one multiple times, it actually helped "cure" our incredibly hard loader who had had a traumatic experience. I've found all the horses are more than happy to hop in. Not the prettiest things, but they work!
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post #5 of 11 Old 12-11-2012, 07:32 AM
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I see alot of folks around here haul their horses in those.
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post #6 of 11 Old 12-11-2012, 09:17 AM Thread Starter
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Everything still sounding good, only downfall I have found is like previously stated they are ugly.
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post #7 of 11 Old 12-11-2012, 10:33 AM
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They are NOT ugly, they are "ranchy"! Tee he...
I love them, especially the WW bar tops. They are about as tough as a trailer as you can buy.
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post #8 of 11 Old 12-11-2012, 10:38 AM
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We haul in one. Saddle the horses up. Load em up. And your ready to go. Our guys have no problems.
The only bad is, they are kinda noisy when they first step in. Atleast ours is.
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post #9 of 11 Old 12-11-2012, 12:17 PM
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I have never seen these until this post, but this may be exactly what I am looking for! I have such a hard time finding a trailer that I can haul my 19hh guy in, he is ALWAYS banging his head, even with a bumper. This might work!
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post #10 of 11 Old 12-11-2012, 10:27 PM
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I guess I haven't seen one! I don't see why it would be bad, it's not like your horses are going to be any safer with a lid if the trailer tips/flips (god forbid).
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