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[RC] [RC] Long distance hauling - Lauren Horn

I normally stop when I need gas. I have a 50 gal. tank. The horse gets a break, I offer water, check food and make sure everything is O.K. Only on trips over 5 hours do I get them out of the trailer to stretch their legs. If I travel with one horse I keep the divider open and essentially make a box stall and leave them loose so that they can turn around and move around a bit. If that's the case, I will usually only let them out once that day. Last trip was 11 hours and horse came out once during that time. I will stop extra if it is hot so I can offer water more frequently. My horses travel great and eat, drink and pee fine. It would take me forever if I stopped every two hours for 15 minutes and my travel time would be too long. I think it's best to get where your going and then they can relax. Works for me...just my opinion,

Lauren


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