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This page is to help people find transportation for their horses and for transporters to reach potential clients.

We aim to ensure that all transporters on this page are 100% legal and are up to date with the legal requirements.  All transporters will be asked to show their documentation before being added as members.

Simply click 'Get Me Quotes' after completing our quick and simple form, and receive comparable quotes from our listed horse transporters.

Our website confidentially shares your quote request with only DEFRA registered, professional, horse transporters, meaning you can be reassured that your horse is in safe, experienced hands from collection to delivery.

Use the free 'Get Me Quotes' button to contact them all in one go, or if you prefer, you can browse the horse transporters and self-drive hire companies and individually contact our horse transport businesses.

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Full Service Legal Horse Transport Network

There are two levels of transporters Type 1 for under 8 hours (total time in charge of Horse) and Type 2 valid for all journeys including journeys over 8 Hours. We suggest you ask to see the following documents before giving them the Job. This is a simplified version of some very complicated rules.

  1. Certificate of Competence for Drivers and Attendants Type 1 or 2
  2. Animal Transporter Authorisation Type 1 or 2 issued by the Animal & Plant Health Agency
  3. Hire and reward insurance
  4. Care Custody & control Insurance (not a legal requirement )
  5. Equine breakdown Cover (not a legal requirement )

If the vehicle is over 3.5 tons this includes vehicles with trailers they must have the following

  1. operator's license displayed in the windscreen
  2. Tachograph fitted

If any transporter on this group refuses to confirm the above information please report to admin.(contact us)

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What our customers say about us

I posted an add on here and got a few replies, one by text and emails.it was fantastic and hassle free. Even better I have my transport arranged. Thanks

Harley Rae

“ We would like to thank your crew for the excellent job they performed! I couldn’t have asked for a smoother move.”

Sarah Chapman,

Northumberland, UK

“ The transport team we had were wonderful! They were extremely hard working, helpful, professional and polite.”

David White,

York, North Yorkshire
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