Buy both new and used horse trailers from sites such as Horse Trailer World, Equine Now, eBay and Craigslist. Each site allows users to choose different search criteria to tailor available listings to their specific needs, such as the number of horses that can fit in the trailer.Continue Reading
One of the most important factors to consider when buying a horse trailer is its size, as that determines how comfortable the horse is while riding in it. A trailer that is too small is likely to cause issues with the horse that often affect its health and performance. However, overbuying and purchasing a trailer that is too big is a waste of money. Measure the height, width and weight of the horse or horses that are going to use the trailer to determine the most appropriate size.
When buying a used trailer, the condition is another important factor to keep in mind. Cracks in the paint and around the rivets is a likely sign of poor maintenance and often leads to problems with the structural integrity. Buyers also need to inspect the floor of the trailer to look for any holes or protruding pieces that can hurt the horse. The trailer's couplers, tail lights and doors should also be in proper working order.Learn more about Agriculture