Common questions

How much does it cost to transport my horse?

How much does it cost to transport my horse?

Numerous factors can affect the cost of transporting a horse, but on average you can expect transporting your horse to cost roughly $2.55 per mile for trips less than 100 miles and $1.10 per mile for journeys over 100 miles.

What are the legal requirements for transporting horses?

During transport, horses must be accompanied by a competent person. Horses must not be transported in a vehicle with more than one deck in operation. Minimum internal height must be 75 cm higher than the height of the withers of the highest animal. During long journeys, foals and young horses must be able to lie down.

How much does it cost to FedEx a horse?

FedEx charges by the pound for its equestrian passengers. The horses weigh around 1100 pounds, plus the crates and food. According to FedEx’s web site, it costs about $1600.00 to ship 2000 pounds from New Jersey to London, and the FedEx guarantee applies on standard freight.

How much does it cost to bring a horse from Mexico?

Bring the horse to the port of entry. At this point, you will present your health certificate form, Mexican permit, passport and pay the quarantine fee. You will be charged $270 per day for your horse with a three day minimum charge of $810. Prices are subject to vary without notice.

How many hours can you transport a horse?

In general, a horse should not be hauled more than 18 hours without being unloaded and given a extended rest period. When traveling great distances, plan your stops, and make sure the overnight location you choose is safe for unloading and loading.

Is it illegal to transport a horse without a passport?

It is a legal requirement for all horses and ponies to be issued with a passport. It is illegal to travel a horse without their passport, unless they are being transported for emergency veterinary treatment. The passport must be produced within three hours of it being requested by enforcement agencies.

Are there any transportation companies that do horses?

“We are not a transportation company who does horses, we are horse people who do transportation”. When you have one, or maybe just a few, horses to ship, this is our most economical option.

What kind of truck does equine Express use?

Equine Express N.A. Inc. provides safe & reliable door-to-door horse transportation, horse hauling & horse shipping weekly, nationwide, using commercial tractor trailer combinations each equipped with air-ride equipment.

How does equine express work to ship horses?

This allows you, and all the other customers on that load, to share in the overall cost of the trip. EE vans can be privately chartered to ship your horses on a specified date and timeframe, anywhere in the country, with no other horses on board.

Where do I go to haul my horse?

Done Right hauling of your horse or horses. I am based out of Southern California and take great pride in the quality of ride, treatment and care that I give to your horses during their journey. My goal is to have the transporting experience as stress-free for your horse as possible, and the key to that is through Patience and Kindness.