Stateside Farms, Inc. was started by John McAndrews in 1996. A lifelong horseman, John knows the quality of care that must be taken to ensure the well being of the horses he transports. No detail is overlooked when it comes to their safety and this includes using top of the line equipment. John has the best of the best drivers with extensive horse handling experience. We focus on you and your horses needs, whatever they may be, to bring you the quality of care these special animals deserve. There is no doubt that our goal is to provide you with the comfort knowing your horse is in safe hands when traveling.
Stateside Farms, Inc.; owned and operated by North County native John McAndrews, was established in 1996. This Rancho Santa Fe based equine transport company specializes in shipping horses for shows, events, clinics and air transport; locally, across country and internationally.
John oversees every aspect of Stateside's operations. His fleet of trucks are fully licensed, insured and impeccably maintained with attention to safety and the comfort of the horses. McAndrews and his team are all experienced professional horsemen. For long hauls; horses are shipped with a team operation, minimizing travel time, equine stress, and client expense. While in transport, the horses are monitored via cameras, and benefit from air ride suspension, boxed stalls (allowing freedom of movement and minimizing shipping sickness), abundant bedding, feed and water. In addition, each horse is blanketed and un-blanketed according to changing weather conditions. Every effort is made to accommodate the unique needs of individual horses.
The Stateside team's goal is to provide quality service with flexibility to address the needs of clients. Call (858) 864-8550 to book one horse or an entire barn. New clients are encouraged to ask for references.