|White Foot ||06-26-2009 11:24 PM |
How much does it cost to ship a horse?
I'm looking for someone to go to Indiana and bring a horse to NY?. I've never done anything like this but I'm curious to know how much it would cost to hire someone and do it vs. doing it myself.
|CheyAut ||06-27-2009 03:44 AM |
Varies amongst the haulers. Expect $0.50 to $1.50 per loaded mile (meaning, one way). I recomend Hauled Wright, www.hauledright.com
who are great, highly recomended by many people, and at the low end of price :)
Haulers with the fancy Air Ride trailers charge more of course.
|White Foot ||06-27-2009 12:04 PM |
Thanks for the help everyone, I've never had to do this before!
|Joshie ||06-28-2009 08:40 AM |
You can get a free online quote. We got a quote from these people to haul from KY to IL for $290. They're located in eastern IL so may be convenient to where you're looking.
Minard Family Horse Transport
|White Foot ||06-29-2009 12:31 AM |
|StormyBlues ||06-29-2009 11:01 AM |
Sallee horse transportation is the ONLY company we will use to transport our expensive racing TBs from track to track.
|BackInTheSaddleAgain ||06-29-2009 12:38 PM |
I got a quote for $850 from Missouri to California. I'm not using the service, though.
|Tazmanian Devil ||06-30-2009 04:10 AM |
A rough guess would be $800-$900 for that distance.
There is a website - uShip - that you can get quotes from and book shipments. Works like eBay... you put in the details and various shippers bid on the job. You can accept a bid, but are not obligated to choose a particular one (or any of them). I just booked a shipment using the site and it worked out pretty well.
|AussieDaisyGirl ||07-06-2009 07:21 PM |
I've used uShip too, I paid $250 to get my gelding from NY to TN. It was with a reputable race horse stable they had an open stall to fill so I got it at a cheaper rate. He got here in perfect condition.
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