• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

SVS Transport or Sunset View Stables in WA

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • SVS Transport or Sunset View Stables in WA

    Anybody used this company or know the stables? I googled them but the first 3 search choices do not come up.

    I'm trying to find ride for a horse from Bremerton to Walla Walla. Had Gibson lined up but now his trip has changed and he doesn't come this way. Any ideas?
    Hillary Rodham Clinton - the peoples choice for president.
  • Original Poster

    #2
    Just wanted to post a follow up for the future if any one searches for info on this company.

    I would not recommend them, if you have an emergency haul, okay, but if you are able to take the time and contract with a different shipper that is what I would advise you to do. My horse spent 2 days and one night on a slant-horse trailer. She arrived very "frayed", hungry and THIRSTY! I don't think they offered her any food or water for at least 16-18 hours.
    Hillary Rodham Clinton - the peoples choice for president.

    Comment


    • #3
      Two days and a night to go from Bremerton to Walla Walla?! That could have been a day trip.

      Comment


      • #4
        I had the same question as Sanely did: why the hell did it take 2 days to get from Bremerton to Walla Walla??? That is, at most, a 10 hour trip...more like 8. Gosh, next time, use American or Bob Hubbard...go professional...
        Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!

        Comment


        • #5
          Because they went to CANADA on the way?! This is what I was told by the OP. Good grief, glad she is only frayed but okay.
          "We, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit." JFK

          Comment

          • Original Poster

            #6
            They picked her up at 8:30am, went to Canada to pick up two horse, went I-5 to Oregon to drop those two off, picked up another, made it to Kennewick at 3am (drivers said this) and they went to sleep, got up had breakfast and then got to Walla Walla. What freaked me out was them unloading on the highway! There is a large circular drive at the barn, but they wouldn't drive up to the barn.
            Hillary Rodham Clinton - the peoples choice for president.

            Comment

            • Original Poster

              #7
              Originally posted by Calvincrowe View Post
              I had the same question as Sanely did: why the hell did it take 2 days to get from Bremerton to Walla Walla??? That is, at most, a 10 hour trip...more like 8. Gosh, next time, use American or Bob Hubbard...go professional...
              I should have paid board at her barn until someone with a good review could transport. I wish I could learn lessons like these without my horse suffering.
              Hillary Rodham Clinton - the peoples choice for president.

              Comment


              • #8
                Sorry your horse had to go through that. What a trip for her jeez!!

                Originally posted by Gestalt View Post
                I should have paid board at her barn until someone with a good review could transport. I wish I could learn lessons like these without my horse suffering.
                The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
                H. Cate

                Comment


                • #9
                  Info on SVS

                  Wow, thanks for the information. I was moving forward with having my new mare shipped by this company, but now I will keep looking. Need to get her from California to Colorado. Any thoughts or suggestions? Thanks!

                  Comment

                  • Original Poster

                    #10
                    Years ago my friend used Hubbard to transport all her race horses from Estacada, Or to Sediments, CA all the time. I've never used them but she trusted them explicitly.

                    I heard good reviews about Gibson, he is from Ellensburg, WA. I had a plan to use him but he called a day before he was to pick her up saying the route changed. So I went with SVS. Geesh, my horse was so stressed out by the time she got here. Most slant loads aren't kind to big horses!
                    Hillary Rodham Clinton - the peoples choice for president.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Unfortunately this thread was about the same company.

                      http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...pper-UPDATE!!/

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        How in the world did they get into Canada without internation health certificates? Glad your horse survived that expedition. I have used Belvoir Transportation, based in Washington, a couple of times for hauling and they have been good, with the horse arriving in a timely fashion, and unfrazzled.
                        Mystic Owl Sporthorses
                        www.mysticowlsporthorses.com

                        Comment

                        Working...
                        X