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izmepeggy

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Someone else just started a post about this very thing! She entitled it "Van Conversion for Minis".
I did the same thing but more simple. I bought a Chevy City Express. Hauls my 2 minis. 1 in the back and then 1 between the doors. I don't use the back door. Bought a trailer to haul my carts.
 

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And easy! If I'm taking just 1 he is put between the doors and the comes through the back with the shafts hanging out the back. Then I strap the doors shut. I put the ramp back there too because my minis are wooseys and would just jump in!!! lol
 

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THANKS!! I agree, vans are the ONLY way to go 😍♥🥰 The van I just posted yesterday actually belongs to Shadow’s new owner. He has done a fantastic job on it!! Love his stall!!

PS. Keep scrolling up to see mine 😘
 

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I sure wish I had read this thread about van conversions before I bought a horse trailer. The conversions on here are awesome. I need to learn how to back a trailer. 😂 :oops:
 

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HersheyMint- I use the hands on the bottom of the steering wheel method! lol I put my hands on the bottom of the wheel and move it left if I want the trailer to go left and move it right if I want the trailer to move right. That's the only way I can do it and I have gotten out of some tight spots that way! 😅
 

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I have a friend who went to pick up a horse from a ranch that had a mile-long driveway that went along the top of a levee. She got to the end of the driveway with the truck and trailer and found a locked gate and no one around. High stakes, but she was really solid on backing a trailer after backing all the way out along the top of that levee! 🤣
 

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HersheyMint- I use the hands on the bottom of the steering wheel method! lol I put my hands on the bottom of the wheel and move it left if I want the trailer to go left and move it right if I want the trailer to move right. That's the only way I can do it and I have gotten out of some tight spots that way! 😅
I will have to try that. Thank you Willow 👍

Abby, I bet that was a bit scary, yikes!!
 

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I wish I could do the van but I wouldn't be able to bring 2 horses and two carts, plus it gets so hot around here I like all the air flow in the trailer. Curious what the interior height is on your van, looks like plenty of room for the smaller minis.
 
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