Services & FAQs
GLOBAL HORSE TRANSPORT, INC. offers excellent service to its’
customers in providing worldwide logistical Equine solutions. We
pride ourselves on our no hassell attitude and handle every single
detail required to ship your horse safely, in full compliance with
local laws and as quickly as possible.
Horse Equipment & Shipper Grooms
Global Horse Transport, Inc. takes care of every aspect of your
horse’s shipment. This includes your equipment and grooms. While a
professional Global appointed groom would always fly with your
horse, we can also arrange for your personal groom (or even
yourself) to fly with your horse. This service is limited to certain
flights, and background screening will be required. We know at
Global that with horses comes equipment. We can handle your needs
and ship your horse and equipment together so you have no hassels
when you arrive at your show.
As requirements for every country differ significantly for both
imports and exports, we will review these specific regulations with
you at the time of your shipment. Having a global network of
agencies provides GLOBAL HORSE TRANSPORT, INC. with the capability
of obtaining information on Customs requirements worldwide.
Quarantine Space and requirements
When it comes to Quarantine space, Global has you covered. We
work hard to ensure we have adequate space for all our customer’s
demands AND THAT THERE’S NO NEED TO WAIT TILL NEXT WEEK BECAUSE
QUARNATINE IS FULL. We will review what is required for your
shipment and give you all details or the facility used.
GLOBAL HORSE TRANSPORT, INC. is pleased to offer you a network
of preferred insurance brokers. We do not offer insurance to
customers directly, and assume all horses are insured and that
horses are shipped at owners risk.
Whether you have a large shipment, looking to go somewhere
remote, or are organizing an international event, Global Can offer
you a charter to suit your needs.
Am I responsible for arranging any tests or permits?
No. GLOBAL HORSE TRANSPORT, INC. will complete all necessary
tests required on your behalf.
Will transportation to/from the quarantine
You can choose to pick up your horse once released from
Quarantine (Imports only) or we can arrange vanning for you to your
stable. We will work with you to best suit needs and budgets.
When importing a horse to the USA am I
required to move the animal from the airport to the quarantine
No, Global does this, in approved USDA sealed vans and it is
always included in our price.
Am I allowed to see my horse be
loaded/unloaded at the airport?
Do to tightened security, only authorized personnel are allowed
on the Tarmacs. A global Representative will advise you of progress
of your horse, and let you know when wheels are up (or down).
Who deals with Customs authorities in the
port of departure and/or arrival?
Global and/or its agencies will act on your behalf for customs.
You will need to fill out some pertinent forms for your shipment,
and a Global Representative will go over them with you.
What equipment is required and provided for
A head collar is required for shipment. Global supplies the
rest, hay, water, a qualified animal attendant, shipping containers
etc…. as well as a comfortable atmosphere.
Should my horse wear leg bandages or a
GLOBAL HORSE TRANSPORT, INC. generally recommends against the
use of leg bandages and wraps. If your horse is used to such
bandages however we will ensure your horse travels with them on, and
that they arrive with your horse. When provided, blankets will be
shipped with your horse and used when appropriate.
What happens during the flight? Is my horse
watered, fed, tranquilized?
Your horse will be attended to by one of our highly qualified
Professional animal attendants. They monitor and attended to your
horse during the flight. They feed and water them during the flight
and may even sing them a lullaby. If there is a problem they will
work with a vet upon landing to minimize any problems, and ensure
your horse’s safe arrival. Contrary to popular belief, we try not at
all costs to tranquilize horses during flights. If it is done, it is
required for safety of all, and this information will be given to