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    09-05-2010, 11:54 PM
horse camping question

Hi all I don't have a trailer with Living quarters I just have a slant load w/tack room just wandering how those of you in the same situation as me goes camping w/horses what kind of equipment do yall take?
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    09-06-2010, 12:45 AM
I usually just sleep in the trailer.. Sweep it out and throw down some padding/all your bedding/whatever you do on the floor and you're good to go. That's what I do when I get stuck with the stock trailer, which has no living quarters. Otherwise I just take a tent along and that works pretty well. Just be sure to bring an appropriate amount of bedding, as the whole trailer is a big area, so it can get chilly. Oh, and if the weather is appropriate, I just sleep on a tarp with all the bedding necessary (always use wool around fires, as it only smolders and doesn't go up in flames).
    09-06-2010, 01:49 AM
I use a tent of sleep in my van, it has a back seat that folds down into abed.
Take a grill, chairs, I am slowly adding stuff to make my life more comfy
    09-06-2010, 02:00 AM
Green Broke
We used high lines for the horses and slept in tents near them. I miss horse camping!
    09-06-2010, 10:26 AM
We either sleep in the trailer or the tent. Just make sure to let your horses see and hear the tent before you go. I've seen horses spook badly at tents and it can start a chain reaction.
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    09-06-2010, 02:05 PM
I can't wait to take my horse camping! I want one of these: Truck Tents | Truck Bed Tent | Tent for Pickup Truck
    09-06-2010, 02:44 PM
I have one of their truck tents and like it a lot. Sets up and tears down quick and easy. Here's a link to a review on it.

When we camp off of the horses we've started using hammocks instead of tents. No sleeping on lumpy bumpy ground that way.

You don't have to spend a small fortune to have a great time with horses, although there have been times when a camper's shower would have been wonderful

We've been using the truck tent for almost two years now and haven't had any issues at all with it.

One nice thing about not going the LQ route is that we can get into tighter camping spots that an LQ couldn't. You'd have a hard time getting here with an LQ. Haney Meadows is 10+ miles from the nearest pavement and is ROUGH but the riding is super.....

    09-06-2010, 09:57 PM
Hey thanks for all the suggestions everybody has trailers with LQ's around here so it's alittle difficult to find a place to camp out sorta feel like your not in the "club" I guess haha I like the hammock idea it can be folded up on the back of the horse and you can just stop and set up camp
    09-06-2010, 10:19 PM
New here today but willing to tell you what I do when camping. I have a queen size mattress in my gooseneck of my trailer and curtains on the windows. No need for living quarters... I am there to ride not to entertain :)
    09-06-2010, 10:22 PM
Dad sleeps in the trailer, we either set up swags outside or in bad weather take a tent. Nothing better than lying in your swag under the stars on a clear night.
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