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 center?
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 facility?
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 by Global?
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 blanket?
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 you ASAP.


International Airfreight
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. 

Insurance Services
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. 

Charter Services
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.