All about hiring a self-drive horsebox?
Here is all you need to know in order to make the best decision for you + your horse.
We have available to hire a luxury Equitrek 3.5 tonne 2 stall horsebox
This is one the most luxurious self-drive horseboxes in the area.
It has a collapsible breast bar and is fully padded so your horse is safe and comfortable
Hire prices depend on time + days.
WEEKEND DAY RATE = £120 per day
WEEKDAY RATE = £100 per day
The horsebox can be driven on a standard uk full driving licence.
You do not need any additional categories.
Horsebox hire is available to anyone between the ages of 23-75 who has held a full driving license for at least 3 years.
The horsebox is made to fit 2 x 17.2hh (174.75 cm) horses
However it does depend on their weight.
Please contact us to check details.
Our horsebox has a low ramp which is ideal for the ‘not so easy’ loading Horses (if your horse struggles with loading see this blog)
Once in the box, horses travel facing backwards.
There has been lots of research which says that horses travel better rear facing.
Our box is regularly maintained + serviced to ensure that the chances of breakdown are minimal.
However in should this happen you are covered for breakdown while you are hiring the box.
This means you + your horse will be rescued + you will not need to worry.
Safety + health is our top concern.
As horse owners ourselves, we are aware of the risks.
Therefore we do a full safety check before every hire
All boxes are fully valeted and disinfected before every hire to ensure you + you horse are not at risk.
When you come to collect the horsebox, we will show you how everything works so you feel confident in using + driving the box
If you need to hire for more than one day then please call us on 01255 863781 for reduced rates.
Yes! Booking is on a first come basis.
To secure your date you must pay the deposit promptly.
No booking is confirmed until deposit is paid.
When hiring the horsebox a Full day is from 7AM to 7PM unless other arrangements are agreed by us.
On full day hire the horsebox can be collected the night before if it is available
Our Horsebox will need to be collected from Harwich Road, Little Clacton, Essex CO16 9NE.
We can organise for our Horsebox to be Delivered to you within a 20 mile ‘Road’ Radius, this will be charged at £1.35 Per mile.
We have On-site parking available on our premises for your vehicle whilst you hire our horsebox.
We accept no Liability if your vehicle is stolen, broken into or damaged whilst on our property.
We require 50% of the payment to secure the booking, the balance is due when the horsebox is collected
We DO NOT take a damage deposit but by signing the hire form you agree that any damage made whilst the horsebox is under your name that you have clear funds to the amount, please ask for excess amount prior to booking and please see out terms and conditions page.
All major debit/credit cards accepted