We offer a complete range of trailers to meet market demand, including business owners, farmers and recreational users. We only sell good to excellent quality products and set our prices using a reasonable wholesale mark-up. We consistently have the best quality products at the most competitive prices. Our lot is open and available for “window shopping” anytime with accurate and descriptive price tags on every trailer.
Our Service and Fabrication Departments provide “white glove” service to every customer including Virginia State Inspections, Maintenance, Repairs and custom fabrication of both steel and aluminum products.
Blue Ridge has only professional sales staff all of whom have lifetime experience using all types of trailers (particularly horse trailers).
About our People
|Owners – Rob and Donna Martin developed the 9.23 acre site and opened for business in 2000. Together, they have over 85 years experience in management, trucking, heavy equipment and pulling all types of trailers.Rob Martin , BS Florida Atlantic University, owned and managed his family’s redi-mix concrete and concrete block plants on the west coast of Florida for some 25 years. His experience with management, heavy equipment and construction trailers contributes to Rob’s ability to manage our Service and Fabrication Departments. Rob is a Virginia State Certified Trailer Inspector.
Donna Martin, MBA University of Pittsburgh, spent 15 years in the mortgage banking business and 13 years appraising residential real estate. Donna’s business background contributes to her ability to manage the corporation and our Sales Department. A lifetime showing and foxhunting and pulling horse trailers gives her extensive knowledge about what horse owners want and need in a trailer.In addition, both Rob & Donna have experience in the construction and farming industries which proves invaluable to our business and agricultural customers.
Office Manager – Nicole Ramirez, owned and operated a family restaurant business for over 17 years together with experience in the airline industry and state & county governments.
Nicole Joined the Team Oct 2009
| Sales Manager – Alison Windland, BS Equine Management Bishop Burton College, UK. She has over 35 years experience as an Equestrian, Horse Trainer & Instructor, Farm Manager and Owner and Office Manager of her family’s construction firm for over 25 years. She has her BHSI (British Horse Society Instructor) Certification and a British National Certificate in the Management of Horses.
Alison Joined the Team Sept 2013
|Peter Krumholz, Chief Fabricator , has more than 20 years experience welding steel and aluminum components using MIG Arc Welders, Spoolmatic and TIG Welders. In addition to his work for Blue Ridge Trailers, Pete owns and operates an Excavation & Backhoe business as well as a Trailer Detailing business. Pete is a Virginia State Certified Trailer Inspector.
Pete Joined the Team March 2012
|Wayland Seale, Chief Service Technician, has more than 20 years experience in industrial fabrication. He also has extensive automotive mechanic education and experience. Wayland is a Virginia State Certified Trailer Inspector.
Wayland Joined the Team June 2012
|Sales Associate, Robin Wood, has been in the horse industry for over 35 years. She owns and operates Welsh Run Farm in Ruckersville, VA. Robin trains and teaches hunt seat and jumping locally and judges hunter & jumper shows throughout Virginia and Maryland.
Robin Joined the Team Jan 2017
|Sales Associate, Brenda Awad. Brenda has over 35 years experience in the horse industry as a rider specializing in hunters and jumpers, an instructor teaching a broad spectrum of riders, a trainer focused on retraining OTTBs and problematic horses, and an owner and manager of her own horse business at Couderay Springs Farm in North Garden, VA. She currently owns and manages Reinbow Mini Horses where her group of miniature horses can be found at community and private events around Albemarle and surrounding counties.
Brenda Joined the Team April 2019
Service Technician and Fabricator, Bobby Jenkins, has more than 40 years of automotive, heavy equipment and trailer repair experience.Bobby Joined the Team Oct 2016