Your horse's safety should take priority when buying a horse trailer. The trailer floor is an important factor in this regard. Many trailer manufacturers offer a choice between
However, wooden floors pose various safety risks when transporting your horse. What are these risks, and why does Humbaur now fit AluBiComp floors as standard?
Potential risks with wooden floors
When it comes to standard wooden floors, even a small amount of damage may result in the ingress of moisture. The consequence of this is that the wood rots. If the moisture damage remains undetected for too long, it can have devastating effects. In the worst-case scenario, your horse might break through the rotten trailer floor. If it goes unnoticed, even a damaged rubber mat can cause moisture and dirt to collect underneath it and attack the wooden floor. Horse trailers equipped wooden floors should therefore remain dry at all times. Parking your trailer in a meadow? Not a good idea due to the high moisture levels!
Did you know? Our AluBiComp floors do not rot.
We give you our word in the form of a 15-year warranty!
Can withstand various temperatures and temperature fluctuations and thus ensure safe transport of the horses.
The Humbaur AluBiComp floor has 30% less weight than a wooden floor,thus increasing the load capacity of the trailer.
The composite plate design is made of two outer layers consisting of specially coated aluminium sheet metal and a polypropylene hard foam core.
The special coating of the aluminium plates prevents oxidation, e.g. by ammonia in horse faeces. Thanks to its refined design, it is non-rotting and sturdy.