uShip.com and Equine.com have teamed up to make it easier and more affordable for horse
enthusiasts, breeders, trainers and other equine-related businesses to find
affordable and reliable horse transportation services. Individuals and
businesses using Equine.com-powered sites can instantly obtain a cost estimate
for transporting a horse they are considering for purchase, based on the ZIP
codes of the buyer and seller. Once a purchase is made, information about the
horse is transferred seamlessly from Equine.com to uShip.com to create a free
listing and solicit bids from the site’s extensive network of specialized horse
haulers. Registered transportation pros on the uShip.com site bid against each
other to win the job, helping to drive down the price for transport customers.
uShip.com is the leading online marketplace for shipping services, helping to match consumers
and businesses with something to ship with service providers specializing in
the relevant type of transport. Equine.com is the world’s largest horse
marketplace, with more than 50,000 active listings for horses, trailers and
related items. The horse industry directly produces $25.3 billion in goods and
services and has a total impact of more than $112.1 billion on the U.S. gross
“The partnership between uShip.com and Equine.com gives our service providers access to new
customers who have an immediate need for horse transport services. This is a
big boost to our livestock transport category,” said Matt Chasen, CEO of
uShip.com. In addition to livestock, uShip.com offers its shipping matching
service in a variety of other categories, including freight, household goods,
vehicles, boats, motorcycles and heavy equipment.
“Our affiliation with uShip.com makes it easy for our users to find reputable and affordable transporters for their horses. It works not only for the horses they buy or
sell through our network, but any horses needing transportation,” said Steve
LeClair, Chief Technical Officer of Equine.com.
The uShip.com transportation price estimator is found on listings throughout
Equine.com’s network of sites, including American Quarter Horse Association,
United States Equestrian Federation and EquiSearch.com. Horse transportation
requires a high degree of expertise and special care. uShip.com’s rating system
presents unbiased feedback from actual horse owners for the haulers on the
site, so transport customers can made an informed decision about who they
select for their hauling needs.