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Shipping from Canton, GA to Flower Mound, TX- reputable companies?

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  • Shipping from Canton, GA to Flower Mound, TX- reputable companies?

    I have a client moving at the end of may to Flower Mound, TX. Can anyone recommend a good shipper?
    http://patchworkfarmga.com

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    Mike Cox, Gainsville, TX:

    http://wizbanghorse.com/?gclid=CI-_j...FQVaagodd3AvDw

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    • #3
      What Bluey said.

      I've shipped with Cox from TX to VA twice, and once from MN to TX. All very successfully. Since Flower Mound is close to Cox's home base, I'd definitely check with them.
      "And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!"

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      • #4
        Equine Express! They are based just north of Dallas and they did a great job shipping my horse from MD to TX. They have a top notch operation.

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          Just be sure to ask if they(Cox) are shipping donkeys ...my poor mare arrived 12 hours late at midnight and "washed out" due to being shipped in a 7 horse slant from Little Rock, Ark. to Sarasota, FL area next to 2 mini donkeys!!! The good news, some how they got her thru the FL border check with year old health papers filled out by unscrupulous seller (who had also posted old pictures and video from which I bought horse sight unseen). The bad news, there was NO communication regarding the delay. I got pretty upset waiting at a new boarding barn all that time...and then not knowing a vet to call ,as a new client , at midnight for my shocky horse. Frankly, I think they sub contracted that haul. That mare had shipped all over the country ,without incident, before and after.

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          • #6
            That was an old thread.

            We have been using Equine Express since, no special reason not to use Cox, just worked better for us when we needed someone and they have been excellent.
            Some of their trailers have separate compartments, so hauling donkeys would not be as much of a shock to other horses, if kept in those closed in compartments.

            At the time of this old thread, Cox did haul for us several times and they were good.

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            • #7
              Equine Express has lost/misplaced (their words!) my horse both times I used them. Once leaving him in Kentucky for 3 days. I would avoid them at all costs!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Gorgonzola View Post
                Equine Express has lost/misplaced (their words!) my horse both times I used them. Once leaving him in Kentucky for 3 days. I would avoid them at all costs!
                I've had a very similar experience with them. I avoid them whenever possible!!

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