Model 8542 Legend Trailers

8542 Legend Horse Trailer

Super tough and rich with features, the Featherlite Legend Model 8542 gooseneck horse trailer captivates the most discerning horse owners. Highlighted by square cornered drop-down feed doors, unload doors and camper doors along with aluminum upgrades and extra tie rings, the Legend 8542 offers even more choices to Featherlite trailer owners. Width and height options of 7′ or 7’6″.

  • 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6-horse

  • Slant load

  • Various dressing room sizes

  • White .040 lining above rubber on walls

  • Side load door on 3H and up

  • Fully Customizable

Specs & Features

Model 8542
Hitch Type Gooseneck
Load Type Slant
Trailer Width 7′ 0″ or 7′ 6″
Trailer Length Ranges from 15′ 10″ to 33′ 11″
Inside Height 7′ 0″ or 7′ 6″
Horse Stalls 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6-horse
Stall Width 40″, 42″ or 50″
Dressing Room Size 2H = 52″, 77″ or 101″; 3H & up = 52″, 77″, 101″ or 113″ short wall; 7′ 6″ wide x 7′ 6″ high floorplan pkg. comes with 48″ dressing room
Exterior Sides White .040 aluminum exterior sheets with bottom “Wave” side panels; Trailer includes stainless steel front sheets and front corners
Rear Doors Double rear doors with windows, pressure latch & removable post
Escape Doors Square cornered side unload door with drop down feed door in front of first horse with nylon strap (not available on 2H)
Windows Square cornered drop down feed door with drop down bars in front of each horse; 34 1/4″ x 22″ window with bars behind each horse; Two 24″ x 20″ windows in the gooseneck
Tack Area Folding rear tack wall lined on one side
Living Quarters None available
Stall Dividers Padded slant stall dividers with shoulder separator and spring-loaded slam latch
Saddle Rack Adjustable saddle rack with blanket bar for each horse mounted on removable post; Extra location for post in dressing room
Walls Rubber up 48″ on wall behind horses & up 45″ on wall in front of horses; White .090 aluminum up 53″ behind horses and 45″ in front of horses; White .040 aluminum lining on ceiling and above wall rubber; Insulation on walls and ceiling
Doors 36″ deluxe square cornered camper door with window & screen door
Floor/Floor Mats Interlocking smooth extruded aluminum floor with 3/4″ rubber mats in horse area
Roof Vents One pop-up roof vent per horse
Dome Lights LED dome light in horse area, rear tack and two in dressing room (additional lights in longer lengths)
Dressing Room 5′ long clothes rod; Turf on floor, drop wall and gooseneck floor; Aluminum brush tray (2 in 4H and up); Swinging blanket bar
Tie Rings Five inside tie rings per horse & 1 outside tie ring per horse each side
Axles Two rubber torsion axles with electric brakes / 2H = 4800#; 3H = 5200#, 4H = 6000#; 5H & 6H = 7000#; E-Z Lube axles standard
Tire/Rim 3H, 4H, 5H & 6H = 16″ 8-hole silver aluminum wheels with ST235/80R16 Load Range E tires (Qty: 4) / 2H = 16″ 6-hole silver aluminum wheels with ST235/80R16 Load Range E tires (Qty: 4); Goodyear tires standard
Exterior Lights LED clearance lights (Qty: 20) and 4 wraparound LED stop/turn lights
Butt/Chest Bars Nylon strap at rear door
Gravel Guard NA
Coupler 2 5/16″ adjustable gooseneck coupler; Single speed landing gear with removable crank handle (Dual on 6H)
Other Tapered gooseneck; Full length one-piece aluminum running boards; 6 hook solid aluminum halter bar (4H and up) and 6 hook removable aluminum halter bar (2 on 3H and up); Rubber dock bumper; Spare tire carrier
Weight 2H = Ranges from 4250# to 5000#; 3H = Ranges from 4800# to 5500#; 4H = Ranges from 5500# to 6100#; 5H = Ranges from 6150# to 6600#; 6H = Ranges from 6650# to 7300#
Warranty 10-year limited structural warranty; 3-year hitch-to-bumper warranty. Transferable warranty** available on qualified trailers. See warranty page or dealer for more info.


Select options shown. See dealer for more options.

  • Exterior Colors

    • Black

    • Burgundy

    • Champagne

    • Charcoal

    • Red

    • Silver

  • Popular Options

    • Air Flo Divider

      Air Flo divider option features vertical bars on the shoulder separator in lieu of a solid panel, allowing for more air flow for your horses.

    • Boot Box

      A boot box with carpeted top is available for extra storage and seating in your dressing room.

    • Dual Colored Side Sheets

      Stylish dual side sheets are available on Featherlite horse trailers. Various color choices available.

    • Easy Care Flooring

      Easy Care Flooring offers trailer owners a porous surface that allows fluids to flow through. This option eliminates the need for bedding or cleaning under mats. It’s ¾” thick for ultimate comfort for the safety of horses and livestock.

    • Electric Assist Landing Gear

      Make stabilizing the trailer easier with an electric assist for the landing gear.

    • Feed Bag

      Add a feed bag with tie rings to your horse trailer.

    • Hay Rack

      Featherlite has a number of hay rack options including the aerodynamic hay rack with 8' ladder (shown).

    • Keyless Entry

      Gain keyless entry to the doors of your Featherlite trailer with our optional key pad on the side doors of your trailer.

    • LED Load Light

      To provide extra light and visibility at night during loading and unloading, an optional LED load light is available. Multiple options.

    • Rear Ramp

      Add a rear ramp to make loading easier for those horses who need it. Various options.

    • Removable Bottom Half Divider

      The removable aluminum bottom half divider is popular with horse owners wanting to create a makeshift tack area with one of the trailer's horse stalls.

    • Spare Tire

      A spare tire in your trailer is optional. Location of spare may vary based on model.

    • Telescoping Ladder

      Telescoping ladder option makes climbing up and accessing the hay rack much easier as it conveniently stores on the side of the trailer when not in use.

    • Trailer Graphics

      Graphics help create a striking exterior to your trailer. Three design options in 4 different colors are available. See the options here.

    • Windows

      For more light in your dressing room, a 48" x 24" egress window is optional on the curbside of your horse trailer.

Floor Plans

Popular Floor Plans Shown

  • Model 8542 (2H, 7′ wide, 52″ dressing room)

    Model 8542 (2H, 7' wide, 52" Dressing Room)

  • Model 8542 (3H, 7′ wide, 52″ dressing room)

    Model 8542 (3H, 7' wide, 52" Dressing Room)

  • Model 8542 (4H, 7′ wide, 52″ dressing room)

    Model 8542 (4H, 7' wide, 52" Dressing Room)

  • Model 8542 (4H, 7′6″ wide, 77″ Dressing room)

    Model 8542 (4H, 7'6" wide, 77" Dressing Room)

  • Model 8542 (5H, 7′ wide, 77″ dressing room)

    Model 8542 (5H, 7' wide, 77" Dressing Room)

  • Model 8542 (6H, 7′ wide, 101″ dressing room)

    Model 8542 (6H, 7' wide, 101" Dressing Room)

Featherlite reserves the right to change or alter these specifications without notice. Dimensions shown are approximate and may vary. Standard features vary by model. Some trailers shown with optional equipment. See a Featherlite dealer for most up-to-date specifications and options.