The Chronicle of the Horse
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May. 24, 2011

    Default Exiss Trailer Issue

    Anyone have a 3 Horse Slant Exiss Sport? This past summer I finally convinced my husband that the old 2 horse really was too small and the root cause of my mare's non-trailering issue.

    He didn't believe me until after a year of arguing with my mare, she just about walked right on the new big 3 horse.

    I only have one issue. I don't like the rear tack. And it is collapsible. But when I pull the locking pins and push the rear tack flat against the wall, then close both rear doors there is now a gap between the two doors where the rear tack post would be and I get a water leak there when it rains.

    Anyone else have this issue? How did you fix it other than unfolding the rear tack?

    Thanks, C.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec. 13, 2005
    New England


    I had a three horse slant with that configuration. I parked it with the rear tack in place to reduce moisture/critters, and shipped with it open against the wall. Having an air gap really isn't that big a deal, even if it is raining a little bit.
    Better air moving around than too airtight.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec. 1, 2005


    I have one too and love it. I ride sidesaddle .. and since sidesaddles are not evenly weighted - they will fall off a regular saddle rack - so I don't use them - but I do use the area for storing other show supplies. I like the previuos poster did not have issue with the small space when the rack area is closed. Never noticed that much water getting in.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov. 5, 2002
    way out west


    I had the same thing with my Sundowner trailer. I have never used my rear tack, and when I bought it I had the dealer weld a long trim strip down one of the rear doors to fill the gap. It works perfectly and solved the issue. I don't remember what they charged, but it wasn't much.

Similar Threads

  1. Trailer repair...Exiss 2H Straight load
    By spacytracy in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Apr. 8, 2012, 08:37 PM
  2. Replies: 3
    Last Post: May. 20, 2011, 07:50 PM
  3. Sundowner Trailer Floor Rust Issue
    By the_other_mother in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Mar. 25, 2011, 11:30 PM
  4. Replies: 3
    Last Post: Aug. 1, 2009, 09:48 PM
  5. Exiss Trailer Questions/4 Star Runabout
    By SpicyMonarch in forum Off Course
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: Jan. 13, 2009, 01:26 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts