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Category: Horseboxes

Jun 15 , 2022
Horsebox Ventilation

Horsebox ventilation and the problems caused to your horses by prolonged exposure to high temperatures To pre-empt the forecast for much warmer weather I have added some information on designing horseboxes to cope with heat and a few pointers for horsebox ventilation in hot weather. Designing primarily around horse safety…

Jun 02 , 2022
Horsebox Payloads Explained

Horsebox payloads and axle loading explained STOP PRESS 2nd June 2022: Kevin Parker has now updated the information and added diagrams. Please go to Horsebox Payloads for the full story Payload can be a daunting subject for horsey customers, especially if they are new to horsebox ownership. It is a…

Aug 11 , 2021
Horsebox Overloading

Horsebox Owners & Users are you overloaded? This guide has been produced by VBRA Commercial With the changes in licences in 1996 that limited new drivers to 3500kg maximum there was a greater need for lightweight horseboxes. These horseboxes have little margin for carrying additional equipment that you may require…

Apr 23 , 2021
Horsebox Flooring

Horsebox Flooring a VBRA Best Practice Guide Horsebox flooring has been is an area of concern for both Horsebox manufacturers, converters, horse transport companies and horse owners who have their own lorry or trailer. We have put together some solutions as a best practice guide. Problems seem to stem from…

Aug 07 , 2020
Horsebox Toilets

Horsebox cassette toilets This is a little talked about subject and applies to all fixed and portable cassette toilets, hopefully it is one you may find enlightening. Nowadays many horseboxes have integrated cassette toilets in their washrooms or on some smaller ones, portable toilets hidden in lockers. They will have…

Feb 16 , 2020
Buying a Horsebox

Buying a new or used horsebox has become a relatively simple endeavour. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong one is just as simple Buying the nearest fit can have implications that will stretch you to breaking point many times in the following year. There are few things worse than living with a…