• £50 call out fee
  • First 20 miles included
  • £1 per mile thereafter
  • Waiting time £20/hour

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Self Drive Hire


Fancy a trip out on your own?

You and a friend want to go out for a day trip and ride somewhere new?

Worried that your old, slow horsebox may breakdown or prolong your journey?

Or do you want the freedom to go without the financial headache of your own horsebox?

Or is your box off the road?


Why not try

North West Horse Transport

Self Drive Hire.
  • 24hr, Weekend or Weekly Hire Available
  • Bookings taken up to 12 months in advance - secure your transport now for major shows or holidays.
  • New, reliable, economical horsebox.
  • Easy to drive as a car - no special licence required
  • Full insurance, Drivers 25 - 70yrs covered
  • Specialist Recovery Included  for your peace of mind
  • Cleaned and Disinfected
  • Horses travel rear facing - proven to be lowest stress position (see our travelling page)
24hr Hire £99         Weekend £249 Fri 4pm - Monday 10am
All you have to do is contact us and let us know approximately when and for how long, you wish to hire.
We will reply to your enquiry and confirm availability of the horsebox.
Your booking will be confirmed in writing - usually by email - and a deposit taken (usually 25% of hire). This secures your booking.
At least 7 days before the start of your hire period you must make full payment ( please see our terms and conditions) and notify us of ALL drivers' details - full name, address, DOB and licence details.
On the day we will need to see:-
  • Driving licence - for each driver (both parts)
  • Passport
  • Utility bill - within the last 3 months
  • Printed out Terms and Conditions, signed by hirer.
Once you have inspected the horsebox and agreed its condition, then away you go!
The horsebox is very easy to drive, but if you require, we are more than happy to provide a short vehicle familiarisation.
We are happy to provide loading advice and equipment to ensure you have a successful trip.
After you have returned home with your horses, all we ask is that you clean the horsebox of any droppings, feed, hay and sweep it out, before returning it. There is no need for you to hose out as this is always done by us when we disinfect.
Don't forget to clean out the cab too of any cans, wrappers, mud etc.

On hires of more than 24 hrs we are happy to deliver the horsebox to you at or our standard delivery mileage charge £1.00 per mile, for shorter hires the horsebox can be collected from our base L22 or stables L37 where you are able to leave your car. (All vehicles left at your own risk)