Your Rig =) - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Barns, Boarding, and Farms > Horse Trailers

Your Rig =)

This is a discussion on Your Rig =) within the Horse Trailers forums, part of the Barns, Boarding, and Farms category
  • Horse truck and trailer
  • Horseshoeing rigs

Like Tree12Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-21-2010, 10:55 AM
Jealous! Very jealous of all these rigs!

Here is mine! Bought this September just to pick up my new guy and trailer my boys around.

It has since been cleaned out, mats thru the car wash, added some white tape to make it look pretty. The front has two openings, one to the horses and one as a compartment for storage. So far, I have my tools in there and a spare lead rope. Other than that, I love this little thing. We are only going to use it for short distance trailering, anything more I'm asking my farrier for trailering. He's offered to take me to some horse shows in the area with his group.
Sponsored Links
    10-21-2010, 08:52 PM
You guys make me wish my trailer was bright red! Lol.

That is very interesting Faye. I might move to the UK. Cheap gas, cheap horse vehicles that would be so much easy to back up and pull into places. Lol
    10-21-2010, 09:01 PM
Green Broke
Chevy princess - far easier to back into places that's for sure, however believe me when I say You would never get one of those long trailers up the country lanes here. Once you get out of town, if you are not on the motorway then it is likely that you will be on one way with passing places roads.
Even in towns, remember that some of our towns were built Pre 1600's (and certainly still have the road lay out of that era) so are narrow and winedy. Very often I am terrified about whether or not we will make a turn or not. I personaly would Never go for anything over 30ft in length as you'd struggle to go to anything but the biggest shows which are straight off the motorway.

I wouldnt say the vehicles are cheap. Teh ifor williams trailer, which is pretty much the basic model will set you back at least $8000.

My lorry cost 9000, which is $13500 for a 20 yearold vehicle!
    10-21-2010, 09:38 PM
Those lorries are certainly cool! I wonder why they aren't popular in the US?

I've never had a truck or trailer- we board at a stable where the owner is more than willing to help out if we need the use of a trailer, so only a few people have them, because most of us don't go anywhere much. The vets always come out to our horses and we have some trails around, the few people who show have their own but I don't show.

But my dream truck and trailer would have to be:

A dark gray Ford F350

And for the trailer....since this is a dream and I have no need to be realistic, I want these two.

I'd want this Featherlite living quarters model for camping:

And a cute little red stock trailer for average trips:

(TBH, my mom and I fell in love with one like this in front of Tractor Supply, lol)
    10-21-2010, 10:15 PM
I want a living quarters horse trailer sooo bad. Right now I don't even have a horse trailer.

    11-08-2010, 11:56 AM
Those lorry things are neat..never seen them.
If Ihad a trialer with living qaurters I would seriously live in it. Id prob prefer that to an apartment.
    11-09-2010, 12:07 PM
Green Broke
You guys are making me drool. My friend just upgraded to a two horse with living quarters and it awesome. Here is our truck and trailer, I am just so glad I have one. Maybe one day...


    11-09-2010, 12:29 PM
Here is my truck - 2004 Ford F150:

Here is the trailer I want...I might get one over the winter or wait until spring since I won't have anywhere to put it (I live in the room for it really until spring) but definitely gotta get one before summer!
2002 Hawk 2h with dressing/tack room.
    11-10-2010, 07:31 PM
Can you write off the LQ trailers as a second home?
    11-10-2010, 07:47 PM
I got two trailors, the first one is small, old, and cost me only $500 bucks, plus, its the same color as my kid's pony! The second one is a three horse slant, with tack room. It was a repo sitting on the side of the road, and I got it a few days after getting my horse and not being able to load it into the pony trailor.
I am glad to have em both. The three horse is often overkill, and I anticipate my kids pony doing more lesson local trailoring work than our two trail horses, so I am glad I got the little cheap trailor as well!

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0