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I am shopping around for a stock trailer that I can carry big draft horses in, up to 18 hands. How tall should the trailer be inside, floor to roof. I'm thinking seven feet...any advice?

Charles Ezernack says 2015-11-11 17:53:36 (CST)

I have often wondered why Rural Heritage hasn't done a story on finding the right trailer such as one that would carry a wagon, hitchwagon, vis-a-vis and a couple of horses or more.

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Wes Lupher says 2015-11-14 08:26:22 (CST)

Make sure there aren't any sharp edges or rivets sticking out of the roof. I've seen horses get their head cut up in a trailer.

I've hauled 18 hand horses in my stock trailer with a 7' roof. It wasn't too long of a trip, 3 or 4 hours, and they handled it alright.

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Dris Abraham says 2015-11-17 12:29:42 (CST)

Trailer for the drafts should be 7 ft 6 in tall and 8 wide IF your going to transport in harness. They do much better if they can keep their heads where they should be.

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