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Transport of horses is common practice, involving individuals and groups of animals travelling over varying distances. When you travel with your horse, the most important thing is that you both arrive safely at your destination. Preparation before you travel will ensure you both travel safely and confidently.

Ensuring your horse is fit for travelling is very important, as well as being in good health your horse should also be up-to-date with all necessary vaccinations and worming. It is also a good idea to make sure you have practiced loading your horse into a horsebox or lorry before you travel, so both you and your horse are relaxed, this will mean less chance of delays or hesitation on the day.

Travelling – safety first!

Transport of horses is a common practice, involving individuals and groups of animals over short, medium and long distances. When you travel with your horse, the most important thing is that you both arrive safely at your destination. Preparation before

Travelling – loading problems

The horse differs from other large domestic animals in that it may be transported many times in its lifetime. Successful transportation of horses requires awareness of the horses behavioural and physical needs. What might cause a horse to refuse loading?

Travelling – bad weather conditions

Travelling with your horse in bad weather conditions should be avoided. If, however it is unavoidable, e.g. in the event of a medical emergency, then your main priorities should be to maintain your horse's health and safety. Planning ahead is the

Taking your horse abroad

Transport of horses is a common practice, involving groups of horses over long distances. Transporting your horse abroad is a very complicated and sometimes very traumatic experience. Advanced preparation is vital for a smooth and stress-free journey. The most important

Equine passports

If you are unsure about the requirements for equine passports then read on. Passports contain important information about your horse, including details of who owns the horse, identification (including identification number) and much more. Passport regulations The following regulations are now in