Soft tissue injuries — particularly bowed tendons — are among the most common injuries faced by competitive equines. Thoroughbreds on the track are especially prone...

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  Think back to the beginning of your competitive riding career. If you’re like most American equestrians, it began with pony rides and lessons....

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  Shopping for saddles is fun but not easy. And it’s become more difficult since the pandemic closed your favorite tack stores. As income...

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  Whether you run jackpots on Friday nights or float around a dressage ring, it’s time for your most trusted, seasoned campaigners to have...

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  Eventing is not for the faint of heart! Frankly, it’s the only equine sport that requires riders to wear their medical information on their...

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  If you’ve purchased a pre-made kit, double-check that it includes these items: A card with your vet and farrier’s phone numbers Flashlight with...

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  Major changes are on the horizon for competitive equestrians. Many of the changes to horse showing in 2021 have to do with social...

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  2020 taught us that our healthy time outdoors with our equines is more precious than we imagined. As we look forward to the...

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  At Trails West Trailers, we know our customers are passionate about equine sports. We’re experienced horsemen and women with decades of experience in various...

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  Laminitis (founder) isn’t directly related to competitive riding or hauling in a horse trailer. But it’s common in competitive horses. Welcome to the...

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  Welcome to the third blog in the Trails West Trailers Healthy Hauling Series. To date, we’ve covered the dangers of dehydration for horses at competition...

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  Strangles. The very name of this foul bacterial infection is enough to strike fear into equestrians everywhere. It’s nasty, it’s painful, and it’s incredibly...

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  That ancient proverb “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink” has probably been around since the twelfth century....

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  For competitive equestrians, the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has left them feeling frustrated and unbalanced. Social distancing requirements and stay-at-home orders have forced competitive venues...

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At Trails West, we know our customers love their horses! We know your horses are more than pets, and often much more than a hobby. Horse-sports...

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It may only be March, but summer is just around the corner. To get ready for trail riding and show season, you’ll need to get...

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Whenever you’re faced with the need to travel with your horses, it’s vital that your trailer is ready for the job. It must be...

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Maintaining your horse/livestock trailer on a regular basis is the key to knowing the trailer will be ready to hit the road whenever you need it....

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Traveling to experience new adventures is easily one of the best aspects of horse ownership. Whether it’s hauling your horse to scenic trails or...

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Wintertime is here, and if you plan to store your living quarters horse trailer for an extended period of time, there are some precautions...

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Here are some things to consider when comparing a slant load to a straight load and deciding which you want. The ultimate decision includes factors such...

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If you’re a rancher, horse owner, or have livestock, you need to have a horse or cattle trailer. Besides hauling your animals to a...

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There are so many important elements that go into the proper care of your horse and proper riding techniques, but few elements are as...

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  Heading off to see the some of the best rodeos in our country will also take you amongst the beauty of the American...

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