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Has anyone ever converted a horse trailer to a tiny camper?

 
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I actually like the looks of some two horse trailers as a possible conversion project for a mini-camper.  Anyone have any firsthand info on any existing builds? Thanks...
 
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Haven't seen a conversion, but have towed them...

Downsides:
Very heavy for their size.

Usually plank flooring so it can drain and be replaced easily. You'll likely want to replace with something without gaps.

Very minimal ground clearance for ease of loading stock.

Vents in annoying places if you want windows instead.


I would think a small cargo trailer would be a much better choice!
 
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you might be able to find a used one which already has living quarters.  They are very popular with the rodeo group and people who show horses or race them.  

I have stayed in many campgrounds where they have horse camps.

This would save a lot of money by not having to buy appliances and heat/AC.
 
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Thanks D, yes they are heavy, Ive seen some really nice ones though. Thanks for the observations.
 
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Ive seen the big ones with living quarters but they can get pretty pricey.  Im keeping my eyes open for an orphan.  Thanks. M
 
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Michael Littlejohn wrote:Ive seen the big ones with living quarters but they can get pretty pricey.  Im keeping my eyes open for an orphan.  Thanks. M



They depreciate rather quickly so one that is 20 years old may not cost any more than a horse trailer without living quarters.

I don't really know since I have never been in the market for a horse trailer.  I've bought and sold a lot of other kinds of trailers.
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