The Role of Air Transportation in Horse Racing Logistics

For owners and trainers in the high-stakes world of horse racing, ensuring their prized thoroughbreds’ safe and efficient transport is paramount. Enter the realm of air transportation—a game-changer in the logistics of horse racing.Revolutionizing Racehorse TravelThe introduction of specialized air travel for horses has transformed how racehorses traverse the globe. With the advent of air stables that fit into wide-bodied …

Customizing the Travel Experience for Elite Competition Horses

Customizing the Travel Experience for Elite Competition Horses with Alex Nichols Agency

With elite equine competition, every detail matters — and this extends beyond training and performance to include the critical aspect of travel. As leaders in horse transportation by air, Alex Nichols Agency specializes in providing bespoke services and accommodations for elite competition horses, ensuring their journey is as exceptional as their performance. Tailored Comfort for the Equine Athlete At the heart of …

Many destinations require horses to undergo a quarantine period before travel to prevent the spread of diseases.

Best Practices for Preparing Horses for Air Travel

As an industry leader in shipping horses by air, we know flying your horse is a big investment. An owner should expect the horses to travel with minimal delays and waiting time at airports.  That the shipping company has a standard of best practices that produce safe, efficient travel for each and every horse.  Here are some of the many details …

local horse transportation by air

The Benefits of Local Horse Transportation by Air

When it comes to transporting horses, efficiency, safety, and comfort are paramount. With advancements in transportation methods, local horse transportation by air has emerged as a game-changer. This blog post will delve into the numerous benefits and conveniences of choosing air transportation for horses within your local area. At Alex Nichols Agency, we understand the unique needs of horse owners …

In the Lap of Luxury: Exploring the Elite Standards of Horse Accommodations in Flight

In the Lap of Luxury: Exploring the Elite Standards of Horse Accommodations in Flight

Flying is no longer just a practical necessity; it has become an experience that embraces luxury and comfort. Those in the equestrian industry have seen firsthand how our elite air travel standards have extended to horses. And why shouldn’t it? After all, people get to travel in ultimate luxury, so, logically, those desires extend to our animals. That’s why an elite …

How Do Horses Fly?

If you ask an equestrian how horses fly, they’ll probably launch into a misguided but well-intended extended explanation of the history of equine locomotion, telling you about how it took centuries for humans to have proof that horses do leave the ground entirely during one phase of the canter or lope. But that’s not what you were asking. You wanted …

What is the ARK at JFK

What is the ARK at JFK

Did you know that the USDA requires all horses to be in a quarantine stable near the airport of departure for a minimum of 2 hours prior to being loaded.  New York’s JFK Intl Airport has one of the busiest rest and inspection  facilities in the country.  Ensuring Safe Travels For AllThousands of people pass through JFK International Airport daily, and …

A History of Horse Transportation in America

As long as horses have been ridden, there has always existed a need to move horses further than simply riding would suffice. Whether that was moving them across a river by swimming them or flying across the planet in a modern airplane, horses have always needed their own transportation. In North America, the wild horse died out around 10,000 BCE. That …

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Why Choose Alex Nichols Agency For Horse Exports?

Get your horses by air by the most respected by in the business.  Flying horses is a little like writing a song or building a watch.  It’s a craft, it’s about know-how and knowing what will work and what won’t.  It’s about having all the parts fit to make an incredibly detailed project seamless.   Import / export flights involve coordination of …

9 Things That Are Unique About Transporting Horses On An Airplane

Horses by air may have been pie in the sky or like “when pigs fly” 50 years ago, but now flying horses is big business.  I wouldn’t look for Expedia to list a horse in a dropdown list, that said don’t give Amazon any ideas. They don’t get to book online and show up at the airport with a ticket …