Horses need to drink adequate amounts of water while away from home to stay healthy and perform. No longer will you need to find water and haul water buckets back to the trailer. This caddy does not include a hose. The hose needed is CP-SL25. This caddy does not include the base. The base needed isCP- SLST. 5 Gallon Upright Slant Load Water Caddy fits into "dead space" of the walk-in tack room. This item will be shipped directly from the manufacturer, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.