What is a WW horse trailer?

What is a WW horse trailer?

W W Trailer offers a full line of horse, stock, cargo and utility trailers, available in steel or aluminum. WW Trailers have been designed and engineered with the idea of practical usage for equestrian hobbies, ranching, or cargo protection.

Are slant load horse trailers better?

A Horse Trailer Is a Personal Preference

Overall, slant loads are slightly better unless you have a limited budget or are hauling very large horses. Generally, it is down to personal preference and your needs.

How much does a 2-horse slant load trailer weigh?

Generally speaking: 2-horse bumper pull trailers weigh 2,400-3,200 lbs (empty). 2-horse gooseneck trailers weigh approximately 3,700-4,700 lbs (empty). 3-horse trailers weigh closer to 2,800-3,900 lbs (empty).

What size trailer do I need for a 17h horse?

For horses up to 18 plus hands, the trailer should have the 6’8″ width, 7’8″ height, and 11′ total stall length.

How long is a 3 horse slant trailer?

A 3-horse trailer may be anywhere from 10 ft. to 40 ft. long. Bumper pull trailers tend to be shorter, with a length between 16 ft. to 19 ft. Gooseneck style trailers with living quarters are typically between 21 ft. to 27 ft.

Do horses prefer straight or slant load?

Straight-load is best for a two-horse bumper pull horse trailer. The straight-load design is safer, less expensive, and easier to load and unload horses. There are advantages to slant load horse trailers, but those advantages don’t outweigh the positives of a straight load.

Do you tie a horse in a slant load trailer?

Lead it into the trailer and shut the door to the stock compartment before you tie your horse. If your trailer is slant loaded, you should secure the partition to the compartment before shutting the door. Do not tie your horse while the compartment door is open, however, to avoid a panicky horse.

What size truck Do I need to pull a 2 horse trailer?

half-ton truck
Truck Specs
It’s over-simplifying to say a half-ton truck (like the Ford F-150, Ram/Chevrolet/GMC 1500, and others) is always fine for a two-horse trailer. That’s because the same model and year truck can have a different engine size, transmission, rear axle ratio and wheelbase.

What size engine do you need to tow a horse trailer?

A 2000 CC turbo diesel engine is better for towing a horse trailer. A all-wheel drive car is better for rough roads.

Can a trailer be too big for a horse?

Too imuch length can get a horse in trouble. You will need to carry essential tack and grooming supplies. Consider a tack area or dressing room rather than thinking a shorter non-dressing room trailer is easier to handle.

How long is a 2 horse slant trailer?

A standard two-horse bumper pull trailer is 14.5 feet long.

What size trailer do I need for a 16 hand horse?

What is this? A trailer with a 7′ height will fit a horse from 14 hands to 16 hands without any problems. A trailer with a 7’6″ roof should be fine hauling horses from 16.3 hands up to 17 hands tall.

How much does a three horse trailer cost?

They can range from $2,000 to $30,000 depending on their size, hauling capacity, weight, and material used to construct it. The cost can go up if you have a gooseneck hitch or add living quarters. Because horse trailers are expensive, I recommend hauling with several friends who each have different model trailers.

Where does the heaviest horse go in a trailer?

If you are hauling more than one horse, put the heaviest one on the driver’s side. Roads are usually crowned in the middle, so by putting the heaviest part of the load on the higher side, it will help balance the trailer. Never put a horse backward in a trailer that is not designed for it.

Which side of the trailer should the heavier horse be?

Loading a horse
Trailers – if travelling one horse, load them on the right-hand side of the trailer. If travelling two horses, the heavier horse should be on the right. This helps with balance on corners. Position the horse facing straight at the ramp and walk them up the ramp.

Do you need 4 wheel drive to pull a horse trailer?

An automatic transmission is recommended for towing. If you need a four-wheel drive for your normal driving routine without a trailer, this may be an option for you, but four-wheel drive will not increase your towing capacity if the engine and gear ratio are not adequate.

Can a Ford f150 pull a horse trailer?

When properly equipped, it can tow up to 12,200, enough for a loaded, three-horse trailer, Ford said. Its payload (the weight of what it can carry in the truck bed) is 3,180 pounds. This optional engine sits at the top of the F-150 lineup, and costs an extra $1,995.

Can a 1500 truck pull a 2 horse trailer?

It’s over-simplifying to say a half-ton truck (like the Ford F-150, Ram/Chevrolet/GMC 1500, and others) is always fine for a two-horse trailer.

Should a horse be tied in a trailer?

Tying your horse in the trailer is supposed to help prevent him from hurting himself, turning around, and/or biting/ disturbing a neighboring horse. A loose horse can seriously injure another that can’t defend himself, and can cause a wreck as the injured horse seeks to escape from the attack.

Can you put one horse in a two horse trailer?

If you are only hauling one horse in a two horse straight load, put him on the driver’s side of the trailer. If you are hauling more than one horse, put the heaviest one on the driver’s side.

Do horse trailers hold their value?

At 10 years of age, The Horse Trailer Blue Book considers average trailers are worth between 55 and 76 percent of their new price paid. After 10 years, their value depends on the manufacturer and construction type.

What is the most expensive horse trailer?

This Cimarron Norstar 4HLQ trailer deserves a closer look as it is one of the biggest, most luxurious, and most expensive trailers out there. In fact, the retail price on this trailer is $222,935 – just about the same as a new Lamborghini.

How fast should you drive with a horse trailer?

Don’t exceed 65 mph when towing a horse trailer.
A proper rig should travel no more than 65 mph on the interstates and not more than 55 mph on highways. Horse trailers have special trailer tires. These tires are rated for a maximum speed of 65 mph.

Is it safer to back a horse out of a trailer?

Some trainers walk a horse out of the trailer, but Cox prefers to back the horse out because it is safer for both horse and handler. Make sure your horse is well-versed in backing up before you ever load him.

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