The challenge of transport - the practical considerations for transporting horses
The after-effects of travel on racehorses has vexed trainers for decades. Short-distance transport of racehorses is, as every trainer knows, almost always of very little consequence. Longer distance transport presents a much greater challenge and months of work and planning can be undone in the course of a few hours.
Des Leadon (European Trainer - issue 24 - Winter 2008)