Tyre failures account for approximately 30% of the breakdowns that we attend at the roadside and we believe that many of these could be avoided. Below are some tips to help you look after your tyres and avoid unnecessary breakdowns.
Travelling with horses can be a stressful event not only for you but also your horse.
Equine Rescue Services estimates that an incredible 70% of the breakdowns it attends could have been avoided with a little pre-journey preparation and basic safety procedures.
What should you know before transporting your horse? Read this guide to Transporting Horses written by Julie Magnus of Julie Magnus Racehorse Transport (www.jmrt.co.uk)
Here are the most important things you should know about transporting your horses – preparation and planning beforehand, things to remember during the journey, and caring for your horse and horsebox afterwards.
You never think it will happen to you, but most people will experience a vehicle breakdown at some time or other. Here’s a simple guide to what to do if your horsebox breaks down.
Generally in the UK we always seem to be surprised by snow. Understandably then, towing trailers in the snow can pose difficulties for those who have to travel in such weather conditions.
Many of us will be towing a trailer at least a few times this year. But how many of us really know the precautions we should be taking when driving with one – and the possible risks involved?
Lorry drivers hours regulations are governed by law in the UK and drivers who are found to have exceeded them can be prosecuted. Horseboxes (horse lorries) are covered by this law, so read on for some details of what you should know.
When Orchard Scurry Team, who are sponsored by Equine Rescue Services, were on their way to the New Forest Show, they had a tyre blowout and had to call us. Then, when they were on their way home again, one of their ponies developed colic and they had to call us again. Chris and Paul Orchard wrote to tell us all about it: