Need help Transporting a horse.

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Nitrostreak, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. Nitrostreak

    Nitrostreak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope this is the right thread for this...

    I'm taking in a 3 year old filly, but she's a long way away from me.

    I've already got a volunteer to bring her as far north as Rentz, Georgia, and I'm in Cornelia, Georgia.

    If you've got a truck and trailer and can volunteer it will be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    If you can not find anyone, maybe you can find someone at the boarding stable to haul a horse for you? Or hire a shipping company.

    they are very good and I never had any problems with either one of them!
     
  3. Nitrostreak

    Nitrostreak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to look around to see if I can find a stable in my area. I don't know of any shipping companies, but I'm willing to bet it wouldn't be cheap :x
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    No, transporting a horse is not cheap. As high as fuel prices are, you'll have a difficult time finding someone to donate their time and fuel to get your filly to you. However, you may find someone who needs to transport a horse in your direction and may split the cost with you. Is the filly a rescue? Or did someone give you to her? If she was purchased the seller may help you find someone.
     
  5. Nitrostreak

    Nitrostreak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's a rescue. The owners can't afford to feed her anymore.
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Well can you "rent" a truck and trailer? That would be the most cheapest route without hiring anyone.
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Try Horse Rescue Railroad they might be able to organize a ride for your filly-to-be. Good luck!
     
  8. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens


    This is what we did when we had a horse or two. We didn't own a trailer and rarely needed one so when the rare occasion arose in which we needed to move a horse we rented a trailer from our local US Rental's place. I don't remember the cost but it was very reasonable.
     

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