Thompson Horse Van Lines Ltd. Est. 1942 Dedicated professionals committed to the safe and timely transportation of your horses


Weekly Scheduled Trips to Alberta and Washington State 24Hr Emergency Service Available



Vehicles and Equipment

Layover Facilities

Proudly serving the horse community since 1942, Thompson's is a full service transporter of race and show horses. Located in Surrey, British Columbia, we offer service in Canada to British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba and in the United States to Washington, Oregon and California. Custom hauls can be arranged for delivery to anywhere in North America and we will coordinate your world wide transportation needs.

We have expertise in all cross border procedures and documentation (customs, brokerage, United States Department of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency). We are a licensed motor carrier with operating authority from the United States Department of Transport.

Our drivers are experienced horseman first and professional drivers second, resulting in the highest level of care for your horses. State of the art equipment including air ride trailers and video monitors ensures your horses will arrive safely and on time.

Over 70 years of experience hauling race and show horses, Thompson's is known and respected throughout the horse community.

Long standing memberships in the

  • American Thoroughbred Association
  • Washington Thoroughbred Association
  • Canadian Thoroughbred Association
  • British Columbia Trucking Association
  • Horse Counsel of British Columbia.

Thompson's is certified in large animal rescue.

We take great pride knowing our staff will provide the courteous and professional service that has made Thompson Horse Van Lines one of the most trusted names in the industry.

We offer a modern fleet of tractors and air ride trailers ranging in size from 2 horses to 16 horses. Trailers can be configured to comfortably suit even the largest horse. A variety of stall sizes are available depending on the size and number of horses and length of haul. Video monitors allow real time monitoring of your horses during transport.

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Spacious and picturesque facilities located throughout our service area. Stables are staffed 24 hours a day providing the highest quality of care and security for your horses.

24 Hour Emergency Service Available

 Contact: Penelope Broad

Phone: 604.513.5985


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