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  • Trailer suggestions please!

    So I am in the market for a new trailer and need some suggestions. I only need a 2 horse as I am only taking one to college with me. I will be pulling it with a 2011 Tahoe so something light would be good. I also would prefer black but that's not a nessesity. I also really like having mangers as that's what my mare is used to. She is a chunk and isn't that tall (16.2ish) but built like a big stallion( people confuse her for one all the time) so something for WB is a must. Suggestions on brands?? Thanks!

  • #2
    EquiBreeze by EquiSpirit

    Economical, extremely well built with the utmost attention to safety of the horses, easily customizable for whatever arrangement you want (side ramp, DR, XW/XT, etc.)

    Awesome company to work with and absolutely outstanding customer service. You get all the Sheve's years of experience designing & building for Trail-Et & Hawk rolled into their company & product.

    I adore my G'neck 2-horse.
    <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


    • #3
      I have a ?2004 Sundowner 2 horse that I pull with a Chevy Tahoe. I have been very happy with it. If you get a used one, be sure to have the floor checked for corrosion. Sundowner has replaced a lot of floors (at no cost to the owners) due to corrosion.

      My 16.2h Irish Draught fits nicely in the Sundowner trailer. The trailer is so easy to work with, and has so many safety and convenience features. It is not very heavy, so the Tahoe pulls it comfortable. I have really enjoyed this trailer.


      • #4
        Don't do black. Hot. Or at least get it with with a white and/or fiberglass roof to help with the heat issue.


        • #5
          Agree with ChocoMare, if you have to haul with a Tahoe

          I'm a gooseneck person, and believe in 3/4 or 1 ton trucks to haul.

          But if you have to use a Chevy Tahoe SUV, then I'd go with the one in the video that ChocoMare posted below.

          It has all the good features you need, but no extras (like a dressing room) so the weight is lighter.

          You can't safely pull many trailers with a Tahoe. You need a pretty stripped-down one (lighter-weight) but I'm not a fan of Brenderup.

          So try the EquiBreeze!

          Originally posted by ChocoMare View Post
          EquiBreeze by EquiSpirit

          Economical, extremely well built with the utmost attention to safety of the horses, easily customizable for whatever arrangement you want (side ramp, DR, XW/XT, etc.)

          Awesome company to work with and absolutely outstanding customer service. You get all the Sheve's years of experience designing & building for Trail-Et & Hawk rolled into their company & product.

          I adore my G'neck 2-horse.
          Equine & Pet Portrait Artist
          **Morgans Do It All**


          • #6
            2nd the DON'T DO BLACK comment- WAY too hot. I doubt that you can even get a new black trailer.
            i love my Gore and several people I know have Gore trailers, but there are a lot of good brands.
            good luck


            • #7
              Originally posted by Cruiser12 View Post
              2nd the DON'T DO BLACK comment- WAY too hot. I doubt that you can even get a new black trailer.
              i love my Gore and several people I know have Gore trailers, but there are a lot of good brands.
              good luck
              DITTO! We have a Gore and we love it. Also have a 4 star and adore it too.


              • Original Poster

                Ok so black is out. And I currently have a 2009 F350 to haul but the problem is I don't want to take the truck to school as I can only have one car.


                • #9
                  The Shadow Stablemate trailers are advertised as light enough to be towed with an SUV:


                  I have one, but I still haul it with my 2500HD Sierra that I bought to haul a heavy all steel Keifer. I really like my Shadow trailer. It doesn't have mangers, but I did have them install D rings to attach corner feeders.

                  You can find a local dealer on their website here:

                  There are friends and faces that may be forgotten, but there are horses that never will be. - Andy Adams


                  • #10
                    Get Elite

                    They are made the best and will hold the value.