Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Greenville area / SC
Welcome to the forum, Sophie.
When I moved my horses from PA to SC, it was a 10 hour drive by car - 13 with horses. I stopped and gave them a 15 min rest each time I needed fuel and an hour rest 1/2 way down - never unloading them. They were fine when I got here.
When we go on weekend trail rides, some are 2 to 3 hours away (hauling time) and I go straight through. I don't use shipping boots, head bumpers, tail wraps, or anything else and haven't had a problem in nearly 30 years of hauling.
One note to think about, When I made the trip to SC, I was hauling in a Sundowner 3 horse slant with a small living quarters. The reason I mentioned that is because it was much more comfortable then an open stock trailer. The trailer you are using has a lot to do with it.
I'm not arguing with you, I'm just explaining why I'm right.
Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.
It's not always what you say but what they hear.
Last edited by iridehorses; 01-23-2010 at 08:42 AM.