Specialities / Skills
FIRST CLASS HORSE TRANSPORT
West Country Horse Transport provides horsebox hire with driver for the transport of horses and ponies throughout Southwest England from its base near Wincanton in Somerset. Whether you’re looking for breakdown rescue, travel to a vet’s appointment, hunting, horse shows or transport to a new yard, West Country Horse Transport is fully licenced and here to help.
FULLY LICENSED WITH RELEVANT ACCREDITAIONS
- Full car and HGV licence with CPC accreditation
- Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence number OH1140900
- DEFRA Licence for movement of livestock
- Welfare in Animals (Transport) (Equines) Certificate
PROFESSIONAL & AFFORDABLE HORSE TRANSPORT
- Horsebox hire with driver
- Efficient, reliable, competitively priced and personal
- Brand new horsebox built to highest standards in autumn 2015
TRAVEL ANYWHERE IN THE UK OF UP TO 8 HOURS
- BHS, BE, Riding Club and Pony Club events across the country
- Transport to airports and ports, vets
- Emergency breakdown rescue
Qualifications / Affiliated Bodies / Regulated Bodies
LICENSES AND COVER HELD
- Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence number is: OH1140900
- Full car and HGV licence (includes Cat A, B1, B, C1, C, D1,BE, C1E,D1E, H)
- The lorry and container meets all Government guidelines and EU legislation for the carriage of livestock, and is certificated accordingly
- Insured For Hire and Reward
- NPTC Level 2 Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys)
- DEFRA Licence for movement of livestock. Animal & Plant Health Agency Licence number: UK/EXETE/T1/00089666
- Full Public and Employers’ Liability insurance is held
- Care, Custody and Control Insurance cover
Westcountry Horse Transport was founded by Simon Ford in 2015. Prior to this Simon was a regular Army Officer for nearly 30 years in The Royal Dragoon Guards. During his military career he was lucky enough to serve across the world. One of his last jobs was running the Armoured Fighting Vehicle Driving & Maintenance School in Bovington, Dorset which is responsible for training instructors and drivers for the British Army.
Simon has ridden since he was a young boy and been involved with ponies and horses from Pony Club and hunting, through to British Eventing competitions. He also ran the Regimental Stables, two Saddle Clubs, organised Hunter Trials, been Secretary of the Rhine Army Polo Association and organised the International Berlin Polo Tournament. So as you can see he’s been involved in the equestrian world at different levels and areas all his life.
Simon is now combining two of his areas of skill and knowledge, horses and transport, to bring a horse transport and rescue service to the West Country.
West Country Horsebox Transport has many years experience of owning and handling horses and aims to offer the best possible horse transport service available. We offer horsebox hire with driver for the transport of horses and ponies throughout Southwest England from our base near Wincanton in Somerset.
- We will transport your horses and ponies from home stables to a new location
- Take you or your children to BHS, BE, Riding Club and Pony Club events across the country
- Movement from home stable for vets appointment (e.g. for X-ray)
- Horse/pony rescue after breakdown of owner’s horsebox or towing car, either by direct contact or in association with one of the rescue services
- Transport to airports and ports
- Competitive prices
- Travel anywhere in the UK of up to 8 hours
- The service we offer will always be efficient, reliable, competitively priced and personal.
- * Please note, Self-drive hire is Not available
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