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[RC] how to get a horse from Ill to VA? - A. Perez

 I am considering buying a horse in Scales Mound IL and need to
get it back to VA.  My options are driving out there (13 hrs one
way) and bringing it back myself, which would proabably require
at least one day off work, hiring a hauler, or finding someone
coming through (perhaps en  route to the Old Dominion No Frills
or the OD ride in June?)  If the latter, I would probably fly
out to see the horse, get it vetted and load it (don't think the
horse is trailer-trained), then fly back, or tag for the ride
along if there's room.  I'm not thrilled with the idea of asking
someone else to deal with hauling an unknown horse, which leans
me toward doing it myself or hiring a pref. hauler.

any thoughts?

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