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Big Champion R

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Model Summary:  If you’ve already read the Champion section, that’s great.  If not, it’s probably best to read about the  Champion first, as we often use it as a point of reference when talking about the Big Champion.   The Champion and Big Champion are two of our most popular models.  The Big Champion R is for 2 horses to 18 hands.  We normally stock the version with English tack compartment, but a Western tack compartment option is offered.  The Big Champion features anodized aluminum stacked-tube walls and extruded aluminum floor as standard. The floor mat is bonded and sealed for easy clean-up and to protect the floor planks from animal wastes.    


From 20 feet away, a Big Champion looks nearly identical to a Champion R, so we’re often asked, “What’s the difference between a Champion and a Big Champion?”    The body of the Big Champion is 4 inches wider and by our tape, it has about 5 extra inches of head space forward of the chest bars.  Because of these two dimensional differences, the Big Champion can accommodate horses to 18 hands versus the Champion’s 17 hands.  Body height on Champion and Big Champion is over 7’6”, so both are designed to accommodate large horses.


The Big Champion weighs about 2200 lbs, approximately 200 lbs. more than a Champion.  As with the Champion, the Big Champion is balanced so the loaded tongue weight will not exceed 211 lbs., so it, too, can be pulled safely by smaller-than-typical vehicles.  Most of our Böckmann customers pull their trailers with 6-cylinder SUVs and trucks.   In countries where fuel is much more expensive, people often use cars to pull their Böckmanns.    Böckmann has been building balanced, aerodynamic horse trailers since the mid 1950s, so their easy-towing designs are well proven on roads all over the world.  

®  Coil Spring Suspension

English Tack Compartment

Western Tack Compartment

For suspension, the Champion has torsion axles with shock absorbers, which gives a fine ride, but the Big Champion takes things a step further with the WCFPlus®  coil spring suspension (also with shock absorbers).   There’s no flat-front “C” version, so the Big Champion always has a rounded fiberglass nose cap as on the Champion R.   As mentioned in the summary, the Big Champion comes with an English tack compartment as standard, but a Western tack compartment is available as a no-cost option.   The Western compartment has a wider saddle racks as shown above.

 So that’s about it for the differences between the Champion and Big Champion.  They have a lot in common.   The anodized aluminum walls, the easy-to-clean floor (the mat’s bonded to the extruded plank aluminum floor, so no need to lift a mat!), quick & quiet & adjustable Multi Safe System butt & chest bars, inertia-actuated mechanical brakes (no brake controller required!) and more.  A more complete list of features is on our Böckmann main page.   The options we listed for the Champion are also offered for the Big Champion.


 The 2-mode Ramp/Door is optional on the Big Champion, but because of its popularity, we specify it on just about every Big Champion we order for inventory.  

 The Big Champion is a model we stock regularly, so we invite you to stop by see one for yourself.  (And if you have a suitable vehicle and are a safe driver, take a test drive!)

 (Please note:   Most of the features shown here are standard, but some trailers are shown with options.  We took most of these pictures, but some images are courtesy of Böckmann North America and Böckmann Fahrzeugwerke GmbH.)

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