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Dan has hauled horses for me for the past 4 years. His service is the BEST! I have never had one problem and every horse arrives in perfect condition. He is always on time, exactly when he says he will be here. He has a beautiful truck and trailer, and takes extremely good care of the horses.

- Sherry Templin
Owner, Templin Training Stables
Scottsdale, AZ
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I was fortunate enough to have contacted Dan Yocum. He is a true horseman and as far as my experience with Dan, it couldn't have been better. He arrived on-time to the pick up location and when we walked out to his spotless, eat off the floor, air-ride trailer, he had brand new shavings on the floor of the trailer that any horse would love, even I felt like I would like to go in! Hay was in the hay bags, filled to the brim and my horse had a huge box stall. He couldn't wait to walk in!

Dan kept in touch with me the whole trip. If I wasn't able to reach him, he called as soon as he got my message. He also kept in touch with the person on the other end who he was delivering my horse to.

Upon his arrival at the destination he had to wait forty-five minutes for the people to come and get my horse since there was no longer a road. Dan had explained to me that while he was waiting he got to know my horse and enjoyed his company, didn't complain, just told me what a nice horse I had. I felt my horse couldn't have had better care if I had hauled him myself. In fact, I know he got better care with Dan. Dan is a man that really cares about horses and the owner's feelings.

If I should need someone to haul my horse five miles or five hundred miles I would call Dan. You can be assured your horse will arrive in the same condition as when he left. I have never met a hauler (Dan is not just a hauler) that cares the way Dan does and, most likely never will.

Thank you Dan for being so kind and taking such good care of my horse.

- Sylvie Landon
Woodland Hills, CA

We live in Nevada and have hired Dan Yocum to transport our Thoroughbred horses on a number of occasions. Dan is not only a knowledgeable horseman, but also possesses a natural calmness and caring demeanor that sets our minds at ease. He treated our horses as if they were his own. Dan's trailer is immaculate and large enough to accomodate 17+ hand horses in comfort. We were very pleased we made the choice to hire Dan versus a stock carrier. Each of our horses got the individual attention they needed and arrived safe, sound, and on time. We would not hesitate to recommend Dan Yocum to anyone needing horse transportation. He is truly a caring professional.

- Kathleen Momot
Las Vegas, NV

I would highly recommend Dan. He hauled our older race/hunter mare to Idaho, giving her plenty of breaks and an overnight rest. His rig was spotless and he kept in touch with phone calls. He is an experienced horseman and handles horses easily.

- Heather Nelson
San Marino, CA

I have a lot of experience shipping my horse back and forth across the United States and I was very impressed with Dan’s operation. I recently moved my Dutch Warmblood Mare from Ridgecrest, California to Tucson, Arizona. My mare is a spirited girl, difficult loader, and anxious in the trailer. Dan was excellent. He arrived on time to the pick up location and was very courteous and professional. His truck and trailer were in excellent shape and prepared to haul my girl. He was patient and gentle with Ruby and she loaded without any problems. He called me on the road every few hours to let me know how Ruby was doing. He was able to watch her through the on board video capability and reassured me that Ruby was quite happy sightseeing, eating hay, and having a sip of water occasionally. He arrived on time to the delivery barn and Ruby unloaded in excellent shape. I will use Dan again for all of my hauling needs in the future. Thank you Dan!

- Christel Morgan
Tucson, AZ

I can't say enough good things about Dan. He transported my mare Fanny from San Juan Capistrano, California to Peoa, Utah (outside of Park City). Dan's phenomenal customer service and constant communication was exactly what I needed. I think I was more nervous moving Fanny than one of my kids! Dan made it easier than you can imagine and Fanny was in perfect condition upon arrival! Thanks Dan.

- Sheila Forsum
San Juan Capistrano, CA

Dan has hauled several of my horses over the years. He is gentle and kind and his rig is spectacular. I trust him hauling my horses and would not use anyone else. He is a lover of the animal and my horses always have a great experience. They load with ease and are monitored by camera while being transported.

He is really fair in price and has the knowledge in all aspects of hauling horses. I would highly recommend Dan Yocum of Rocking Y Ranch to anyone needing a high quality ride for their horses. He has hauled for several of my friends who have also recommended him to their friends.

- Lynndee Elecciri
Mountain Springs, NV

In June, 2009, my horse, Sweet Prince William was shipped from northwestern New Mexico to his new home near Dallas, Texas during one of the hottest summers on record. Dan Yocum, owner of The Rocking Y Ranch in southern California delivered my 16.3 hand, 8 year old, off the race track Thoroughbred in superb condition. "Will" pranced down the ramp of Dan's trailer in excellent condition. Dan had stopped every hour to tend to the horses on board by spraying them with cool water, making sure the horses had lots of drinking water available and checking them for heat exhaustion.

You see, Dan is not only a hauler of horses, he is a horseman himself. He knows horses and he cares for their well being and comfort. I have spread the word to my hunter jumper / cross country / fox hunting friends here in north Texas about the Rocking Y Ranch and it's owner, Dan Yocum, who is the best, most caring and knowledgeable horseman in the business.

- Jean DeVore
Howe, TX