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post #11 of 15 Old 10-15-2011, 10:07 PM
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I've never really noticed a difference either and our have been hauled for many miles in the dark.
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post #12 of 15 Old 10-15-2011, 10:08 PM
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I don't think horses care.. the farm I work for has a semi that we use to trailer horses to shows, and it has lights in it for trailerimg at night. We have cameras to see in the trailer and what's going on, and I've never seen the horses (even those newer to hauling in the semi) act any different. Now, unloading off the semi in the dark for a greener horse-THAT can be quite the ordeal!
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post #13 of 15 Old 10-15-2011, 10:17 PM
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Sorry on iPod. Never made a difference to my horses dark or daylight, interior of trailer lit or not. In cancun on vacation, missing my horses, this site connects me somewhat.
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Lol! Thanks, folks, for all responses! :)

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post #15 of 15 Old 10-16-2011, 09:10 PM
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I think horses see much better in the dark than we do. It just takes longer for their eyes to adjust. So day, night, I don't think it's all that big a difference to them.
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