How much does the avergae 2 horse open trailer weigh? We're trying to get me a truck, because the necessitiy comes w having a horse. we just need to figure out how big of a truck....
I have an Envoy (GMC's version of the TB) and I've towed a few different things with mine, most recently 2 4x4 quads on a car trailer. It's a big workout. You could probably pull it off, but I think it would be a lot for the tranny and engine to do it regularly. If you have a V8 Trailblazer, it might be a little different though.I have a question based on trailer weight/towing since the OP was kinda wondering the same thing.
I am interested in possibly purchasing a 2 horse bumper pull that weighs 2,500. It is mostly to haul one horse although I do have 2 horses so at some point I may want to haul both.
Would a Trailblazer be able to tow a bumper pull with one horse safely?
The towing capacity is 6400 lbs ...
The trailer has a small compartment for 2 saddles and additonal tack but it really is only big enough for the saddles.
Any insight would be helpful, I would guess it would be ok but I want to be sure.
We wouldnt be going over any large hills/mountains unless we would be hauling far distances. For now it would be to attend 4H events that are pretty local.
Isn't that the truth. Make absolutely sure that whatever truck and trailer combination you get, have electronic brakes installed. Almost all newer trailers come with them but if the trailer you are looking at doesn't not, you definitely want to have them.A wise man once told me it's no how much weight a truck can pull, it's how much weight a truck can stop.
I would never tow with a half ton...........minimum is 3/4 ton....but since having a one ton diesel I would never go back to a 3/4 ton.So I'm guessing a chevey silverado 1500 is completely out of the question? Wow you are really close!
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Where we live it is illegal to tow with out brakes if your trailer is over a certain weight I believe it is about 2500 lbs............so a horse trailer with a horse will most certainly put you over that limit. I believe this is the case for most places.Isn't that the truth. Make absolutely sure that whatever truck and trailer combination you get, have electronic brakes installed. Almost all newer trailers come with them but if the trailer you are looking at doesn't not, you definitely want to have them.