Have you tried travelling without?
My mare would rub her tail on the back bar so the tail guard or bandage would slip down. Exposing a lovely loo brush look at the top.
I tried travelling without anything and she didn't rub.
I worked out she was rubbing her tail in an attempt to remove the...
Sell it as it is.
I sold my old "2003" model Cheval a few years ago on Ebay.
Started bids at 200 quid and had a lot of interest.
It needed 2 new panels, gas struts and quite a few other bits.
I advertised it with all the repairs that were needed and actually stated that I felt it wasn't fit...
I would never lend my trailer to anyone. Not after I saw a horse kick the granny out of one at a show.
Someone on my yard was recently put out as I refused to let them borrow it just to practice loading their fruit loop horse.
I'd only ever transport someone's horse in an emergency or the odd...
You sound like you're going in with your eyes wide open.
As you have the support network and will be on full livery I would take the plunge. There's never really a "right time" to buy a horse. I take it you have been doing things like mucking out and grooming at the riding school? Turning out...
I use the Bedsoft Bio. (pink bag) Fab Stuff!
Moved to a new yard and they don't allow straw bed and personally hate shavings.
It's very absorbant, so easy to muck out. I semi deep litter for approximately two weeks. Wouldn't use anything else now.
Funny this should come up as I'm currently discussing with friends about towing over the QE2 bridge into Kent and back through the tunnel. Ive got no issues towing anywhere but the thought of that bridge and that tunnel scare the hell out of me. Completely irrational but I'm glad it's not just me!