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bfleming35
Reg. Jul 2019
Posted 2019-07-05 12:20 PM (#172514)
Subject: lightest horse trailer


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Hi! I currently have an older Logan 2-horse slant bp w/tack room. I really don't need to haul a 2nd horse although I really like having some sort of tack room. I think my trailer is steel. Is there a lighter trailer out there? Should I be looking at aluminum trailers? I am on a strict budget (I'm horse poor LOL!) so I'll be looking for used.
Thanks in advance!
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horsey1
Reg. Dec 2004
Posted 2019-07-05 12:59 PM (#172516 - in reply to #172514)
Subject: RE: lightest horse trailer


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Well, most of the time it looks like the 2H steel and the 2H aluminum are very similar in weight. The aluminum starts to save weight as you get bigger. The aluminum is often wider, so may pull harder as it is pushing more wind. 
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nomatt
Reg. Jan 2018
Posted 2019-07-08 12:52 AM (#172525 - in reply to #172514)
Subject: RE: lightest horse trailer


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Aluminum trailer with a very small tack room will be lighter.
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Jbsny
Reg. Apr 2004
Posted 2019-07-13 5:11 PM (#172534 - in reply to #172514)
Subject: RE: lightest horse trailer


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I had a Trailet composite and currently have a  Featherlite same configuration, 2 horse straight load with a DR.  Both had ramps and tail curtain doors.   The Trailet weighed 900 lbs more.
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Steve-O
Reg. Mar 2016
Posted 2019-07-15 12:06 PM (#172538 - in reply to #172514)
Subject: RE: lightest horse trailer


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I don't know exact weights but a Brenderup seems to be one of the lightest. 
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