Horsebox Hire

Self Drive Horsebox Hire Available in the North West:

Use our Online Booking system to book or enquire about your hire

We have a selection of Equi-Trek horseboxes for hire on our hire fleet.

All our vehicles are available for short and long term rental. Long term rental is a maximum of 3 months. All Long Term Hires are subject to credit checks.

Vehicles available to Hire are-

Sonic Excel 3500kg

The Equi-Trek Sonic is easy to drive and due to it's maximum weight of 3500kg can be driven on a standard car licence, it has no living area but there is a tack/changing room separate from the horses which incorporates 2 saddle racks, 2 bridle racks and 2 coat hooks and there is additional storage space above the cab with a generous pay load of 1100kg.

Equinox Excel 3500kg

The Equi-Trek Equinox is easy to drive and due to it's maximum weight of 3500kg can be driven on a standard car licence, generous pay load of 1100kg, the vehicle has sleeping area in rear, saddle locker, gas stove, sink, Jacket locker, bunk beds, the vehicle is suitable for a long weekend away.

Victory 5 seater 4500kg

The Equi-Trek Victory 5 is easy to drive and due to it's maximum weight of 4500kg can be driven on Cat C1 on your licence only and boasts a generous pay load of 1400kg. The vehicle is a 5 seater with living area, toilet, bunk beds, saddle locker, grooms locker and sleeping in cab which is suitable for young children and teenagers. This vehicle has no tachograph or speed restriction allowing you to drive in the second and third lanes of the motorway.

Minimum age to Hire is 25 and no more than 6 points on your licence, please see our Terms and conditions.

All our vehicles are covered under Equine Rescue Recovery.

The 4.5 tonne Equi-Trek Victory has a lockable external tack locker which is complete with a light and includes 2 bridle racks and 2 saddle racks. The living area is totally separate from the horse area with a lockable door with opening window. It incorporates comfortable seating that converts into either a double bed or two bunks. There is a nice kitchen which comes complete with gas hob, sink, table and cupboards. There is also a toilet compartment which contains a toilet, coat hooks and a mirror.

The Equi-Trek Victory requires you to have a licence entitling you to drive up to 7.5 tonnes so you will require C1 on your driving licence, anyone passing their test after 1st Jan 1997 did not automatically receive this entitlement.

*Please make sure you check the hiring restrictions and what you will need below.

  1. If any of our vehicles are involved in an RTA or collision the hirer has to inform a member of our staff straight away. We require date , time, location and any other involved vehicle details, including name, contact details, Insurer and photos or videos of the damage.

Equi-Trek 3.5t Sonic Horsebox

  • Gross Weight 3500kg
  • Unladen Weight 2420kg
  • Internal Height 2.3m
  • Internal Width 2.04
  • Body Length 6.15m

3.5t horsebox hire

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Equi-Trek 3.5t Equinox Horsebox with living for two people

  • Gross Weight 3500kg
  • Unladen Weight 2440kg
  • Internal Height 2.92m
  • Internal Width 2.127m

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Equi-Trek 4.5t Victory 5 Horsebox with Living

  • Gross Weight 4500kg
  • Unladen Weight 3100kg
  • Internal Height 2.285m
  • Internal width 2.22m
  • Body Length 8.00m


horsebox hire with living

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Hire Rates:

No Days Hire
Equi-Trek 3.5t
Equi-Trek 4.5t Victory /
Victory 5

All Prices Include VAT, Insurance & Roadside Equine Assistance

1 Day


Minimum 2 Day Hire
2 Days
3 Days
4 Days
5 Days
6 Days
1 Wk




Additional drivers can be authorised at a cost of 10.00 per day but must have a valid driving licence and the same terms and conditions apply as for the main driver

A 50% deposit by debit or credit card will be taken from the hirer upon booking, the remainder must be paid using the same card on collection of your hire vehicle. Deposits are non refundable. All our vehicles will have a full tank of fuel upon collection. We require a £200 deposit on collection and this can be paid either by debit or credit card only. This deposit only applies when the Collision Damage Waiver is taken. When the vehicle is returned with a full tank of fuel and clean the deposit will be refunded. 

*Hirer Restrictions:

We are unable to let out on hire or to be driven by:-

1. Hirers under the age of 25 or over the age of 75 years of age
2. Hirers who do not have a full valid UK or EU driving licence or one that has been held for less than 2yrs
3.Persons who have been convicted of an offence in connection with the driving of a motor vehicle or motorcycle and/or have had their driving licence endorsed or suspended or more than 6 penalty points imposed. ("Spent" convictions, covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 may be disregarded)
4. Persons who have had their insurance declined and/or renewal refused and/or special insurance terms imposed as a result of a claims experience and/or have had their insurance or cover cancelled by any Motor Insurer
5. Persons engaged wholly or partly in professional entertainment or professional sports persons.
6. Jockeys and persons connected with racing, gaming industry or press of any sort.
7. Persons who, whilst driving have been involved in more than one accident during the past 3 yrs.

*Here is what you will need:

Driving Licence
Utility Bill (dated within last 60 days, same name as licence)
Credit/Debit card (Same name as licence)

As the driving licence counterpart is now obsolete you will also need to provide us with a DVLA Check Code as we have to prove to the insurance you do not have 6 or more points on your licence otherwise you will not be insured.

By using the link below you can access the DVLA website.
You will need to have to hand,

- Your driving licence
- National Insurance Number
- Post Code.

DVLA Check Code Website -

Please be aware, the DVLA check code is only valid for 48 hours!

You must bring all the above with you including a print off of the check code. A smart phone screen shot is acceptable.

It is your responsibility to ensure that,

- You meet all the above requirements
- You have the correct driving entitlements.

Failure to produce will result in a refusal of hire! Your 50% Deposit is NONE refundable!

Prices advertised include insurance and VAT, however there is a £1000.00 excess payable for any damage to any of our vehicles.

This can be waived by paying the Collision Damage Waiver of £10 per day . If the Collision Damage Waiver option hasn’t been taken then we will require a £500 deposit which can be paid by either debit or credit card and will only be refunded when the vehicle is returned to us with a full tank of fuel, clean and free of all damage. The Collision Damage Waiver can only be taken before collection of the vehicle, not after.


Mon - Fri 8.00 - 5.15
Saturday 9.00 - 3.45
Sunday’s and Bank Holidays Closed


Pending the Horse Box is available, collections can also be made: Friday between 3.00pm - 5.00pm, Contact the office to arrange.

Return Times:

Anytime during opening hours.
Monday between 8.00am - 10.00am
Sunday’s and Bank Holidays Closed


Please visit our hire terms and conditions page.

Click here to email the Barlow Trailers Sales Department or call us on 01772 600395

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