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How big is the headroom in a horse trailer?

The horse area has 7ft 9inch headroom, a low side ramp, safety doors and aluminium flooring. The wood-free structure has lightweight composite panels for strength, and aerodynamic body styling.

How big is a horsebox?

Horsebox built by Ketterer Horse Trucks (Germany) on a Mercedes Benz chassis. Horseboxes (motorised) can vary in size, depending on the number and size of horses to be carried. In Europe, horseboxes are developed from vehicles ranging from 3.5 tonne gross vehicle weight, through to legal maximums of over 40 tonnes.

How much fuel does a horsebox weigh?

Again, easy to calculate this as approximately 1 ltr of fuel weighs 1 kg. As an example, a Aeos Weekender 4.5 tonne horsebox has 85 ltr water tank, so full to the brim 85 kg of water. This is really an unnecessary amount to carry for every single trip, when all that is really needed for most journeys is enough to water the horses during the trip.

What size drawers do I need for a horsebox?

Cupboard space and drawers are often scarce in the front of your horsebox, which is why these drawers are a good buy. They are 260 x 350 x 680mm, easy to clean and can be moved into any position. Plus they can be used outside to hold grooming kits, boots, tack cleaner etc.

What are the dimensions of a horsebox?

They have an overall length of up to 12 metres (39’ 3″) and the option of up to 3 slide out sides. Depending on the chassis size, payload falls between 4 tonnes and a whopping 12.5 tonnes. Please click here to read more If you have further questions relating to our horsebox sales please send an email from our Contact Us page.

What to look for when buying a horsebox?

A useful tip when looking at horseboxes to buy and consider payload is that the more luxurious and the more extras on a horsebox, the heavier it will tend to be.

What is the overhang on a Helios horsebox?

For our KPH 7.5 tonne Helios horsebox range they are fixed at 1550 mm (61”) overhang, placing the horses directly over the rear axle and leaving customers no room for loading errors. I have a very good friend who transports horses to and from the Isle of Man.

Should you add an overhang to your modular horse barn?

add an overhang to your horse barn… We believe that ingenuity is the key to offering the most complete and useful modular horse barns on the market. An overhang (also referred to as a lean or lean-to) is Number One on every horse owner’s wish list when planning their modular horse barn, and none of our Amish barns is truly complete without one.

Why choose Bloomfields horseboxes?

Bloomfields is the European leading brand in 3.5 tonne horseboxes. These lorries aim to prioritise the comfort of your horse, whilst remaining attractive and high class. Bloomfields horseboxes are perfectly designed for your practicality, using specific quality outlines, never settling for second best.

Why are some horseboxes so expensive?

Some of the more expensive horseboxes for sale are built onto a brand-new chassis, this costs a lot more money but means that when the horseboxes get older they are still very low on mileage as an average horsebox only tends to do around 4,000 miles per year.

What is payload on a horsebox?

So, as an example, you are looking to buy a 3.5 tonne horsebox, payload is basically the amount of load you can legally add to the empty horsebox without exceeding the 3.5 tonne maximum authorised mass (MAM). Payload includes, amongst other things, water, fuel, people, horses and tack.

How much does a horsebox weigh?

As an example an Aeos 4.5 tonne horsebox has a 90 ltr fuel tank (giving a range of approximately 692 miles), so a full tank weighs 90 kg. 3. Water Again, easy to calculate this as approximately 1 ltr of fuel weighs 1 kg. As an example, a Aeos Weekender 4.5 tonne horsebox has 85 ltr water tank, so full to the brim 85 kg of water.

How big is a Helios horsebox?

The 7.5 tonne Helios horsebox is 7 metres (23’) in overall length with a payload (carrying capacity) of 2.5 tonnes. This Helios model is spacious and stalled for up to three horses with a larger living area and two double beds (luton plus seating).

What should I look for when buying a used horse stable?

Look for rust, damp patches and any signs of rotting, including on the ramp and floor of the horse area Check that the ramp woodwork, hinges and springs are all in good condition and that the ramp can be lifted by one person. Check there are no oil leaks from the engine and that the oil light doesn’t come on when the engine is started.

Should I buy a horsebox?

Owning a horse is not a hobby to get into if you’re on a tight budget! The expenses mount up (excuse the pun) even before you’ve bought your horse. Stabling, land to graze your horse, tack, rugs, feed – the list is endless. If you plan on moving your horse around then there’s another expense you’ll have to factor in: buying a horsebox.

How big is the AEOS solo horsebox?

We start our range with the Aeos Solo horsebox at 5.4 metres (17’ 8”) overall length. It has a payload of approximately 1.4 tonnes and is stalled for one horse. It is as tough and compact as we can build and caters for new and experienced drivers alike.

How many horses can a HGV Helios hold?

This Helios model is spacious and stalled for up to three horses with a larger living area and two double beds (luton plus seating). Please click here to read more HGV Helios horsebox range (10 tonne to 26 tonne) – standing out from the crowd (category C licence)

What is an overhang on a modular barn?

An overhang (also referred to as a lean or lean-to) is Number One on every horse owner’s wish list when planning their modular horse barn, and none of our Amish barns is truly complete without one. Essentially, an overhang is a roof that extends the length or width of the barn, and is either an extension of the main roof or an additional roof tier.

What makes a good modular horse barn?

We believe that ingenuity is the key to offering the most complete and useful modular horse barns on the market. An overhang (also referred to as a lean or lean-to) is Number One on every horse owner’s wish list when planning their modular horse barn, and none of our Amish barns is truly complete without one.

What size horsebox do I need for 3 horses?

The 7.5 tonne Helios (category C or C1 licence) The 7.5 tonne Helios horsebox is 7 metres (23’) in overall length with a payload (carrying capacity) of 2.5 tonnes. This Helios model is spacious and stalled for up to three horses with a larger living area and two double beds (luton plus seating). Please click here to read more

Why choose our products for your horsebox?

This is why we have found a selection of products for your horsebox that will really short circuit a lot of those tasks and greatly improve your competition day. If you are staying away in your horsebox, the amount and type of kit you need to be comfortable and organised increases dramatically.

How much weight can you carry in a horsebox?

A typical 7. 5t horsebox will have an unladen weight of anything between 4t and 6t and the total MAM (GVW) including the load carried, cannot exceed 7. 5t. So if your horsebox has an unladen weight of 5t, the load you carry cannot exceed 2. 5t. If you are carrying 2 horses at 700 kg each, and feed and tack of say 500kg, this would total 1.

Can you travel 3 horses in a horsebox?

If you need all of those luxuries because you are staying away for periods of time in your horsebox and you need to travel 3 horses then the only way to do it is to go to a HGV horsebox (anything over 7.5t) this will require you to take an HGV test. Can you drive this horsebox?

What is a professional horsebox?

The ultimate horsebox for difficult horses. The horses are separated by means of a full height, grilled partition, head divider, two full height grilled access doors, eliminating the need for a breastbar. The Professional horsebox comes fully padded with an over-sized rear door & reinforced glass fibre and Raptor coated wheel arch covers.

What makes the one the ultimate horsebox?

The ONE is one of the ultimate 3.5T horsebox models. Designed and built to all the Bloomfields highest standards and including a brand new 130bhp Renault Master or Nissan NV400 (power transmission upgrades available)… Incorporating a breast bar with a shelf and full opening grills in front of each horse.

Can I buy a second hand Bloomfields horsebox?

If you are keen to buy a second hand Bloomfields horsebox, it is worth checking our horsebox stock items for anything that may be available. If you want to go on our waiting list for a second hand Bloomfields horsebox, please contact us with your requirements and we will let you know of anything coming in which may be of interest to you.