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RV'ing and Trail Riding - the Perfect Combination.

by Barb
(Nicholasville, KY)

RV'ing and Trail Riding - the Perfect Combination

RV'ing and Trail Riding - the Perfect Combination

RV'ing and Trail Riding - the Perfect Combination
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When I retired and went back to horseback riding, I had to decide what kind of rig I wanted for transporting my horse. As my main activity is competitive trail riding, I needed something I could overnight in.

I considered the standard living quarters horse trailer and a BIG truck, but eventually chose to get a small motorhome and a two-horse trailer. The motorhome could be used for vacations and other family functions when not trail riding.

I picked a '97, 22-foot Chinook that was still immaculate inside and only had 56,000 miles on it. It had a tow package installed, and with a little beefing up, it was adequate for my horse trailer.

I have put many miles on both the RV and horse in the past 3 years, and LOVE the experience. My fully self-contained RV allows me to have all the comforts of home, and the entire outfit (including the horse!) cost me less than a truck.

The higher carriage and shorter turning radius of the MH allows me to get into ranches and remote camps that larger LQ trailers cannot manuever. When vacationing or traveling alone, as a single woman, I also enjoy the safety of not having to get out of the motorhome at stops or overnight's at Wally World if I feel vulnerable.

I will never trade in my RV for a less useful living quarters horse trailer!

I would love to hear from others who ride and tow with an RV.

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