Expert Horse Transportation
since 1962.


Alex Nichols Agency (ANA) is a leading provider of transportation services for the domestic and international shipping needs of horse owners, trainers and bloodstock agents. No detail is overlooked in the care of horses or in our commitment to excellence in service of the client.

ANA was started in 1962 by Alex Nichols

His experience and expertise led to innovations in the industry, including the development of the shipping container that is now the standard, used by all major airlines.

 
 

Today, second-generation owner Bill Nichols continues his father’s tradition

He is a hands-on owner who is personally involved in every aspect of the business. He has been passionate about horses his entire life and has decades of experience in the logistics of shipping horses, which translates into a seamless experience for clients.

Today, second-generation owner Bill Nichols continues his father’s tradition

He is a hands-on owner who is personally involved in every aspect of the business. He has been passionate about horses his entire life and has decades of experience in the logistics of shipping horses, which translates into a seamless experience for clients.

 

Whether it’s a single horse going to another state or a group of horses going from one country to another, Bill and his full staff of experienced professionals get the job done, worry free.

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Our Team

Bill Nichols

New York • President
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Second-generation owner, with a lifetime of experience and know-how.

Rhonda Persily

New York • Accounting, Finance Manager
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Dedicated professional who tackles all facets of our diverse operation.

Lou Marino

New York • Transportation Manager
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Life-long horse enthusiast, with a keen eye for winning horses and a passion for things running smoothly.

Lynn Fenton

Lexington, KY • Sales Representative and Horse Export, Import Director
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Organizes and prepares 100s of horses a year for export from the Bluegrass state.

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