The Trotter’s solid durability and lightweight folding frame with closure straps, making it ideal for simple transportation for individuals with special needs.
Designed for everyday use, this sturdy Wenzelite Trotter looks like a standard umbrella stroller and it's compact-folding and ultra lightweight provide for easy storage without heavy, awkward lifting.
Available in four sizes (12", 16" & 18" seat widths), the Trotter Mobility Pushchair stroller can accommodate users from child to small adult with a weight capacity of 75 lbs. to 250 lbs.
The Trotter stroller features comes standard with an adjustable seat angle of 15 and 22 degrees, 85-90-95 seat-to-back angle (5 degree adjustment increments), adjustable seat depth, and positioning pelvic belt with 5-point H-Harness with padded strap covers. Removable adjustable swing away footplates are independently adjustable and swing away for user access, comfort and compact folding.
Powder coated frame provides a durable, long lasting finish with low maintenance. Upholstery is breathable and anti-bacterial and removes easily for washing or replacement. A wide range of options enable custom positioning for your individual needs and its simple adjustments allow the Trotter to grow with your child.
The Wenzelite Trotter Stroller is also available in a crash-tested Transit model, for use aboard a bus or van and complies with WC/19 crash-test requirements.
Standard Features Include:
Durable powder coated frame for easy maintenance
Lightweight folding frame with closure strap
Black machine washable fabric
Adjustable seat and back angle
Adjustable seat depth
8” front casters and 10” rear wheels with toggle lock
Positioning pelvic belt and five point “H” harness with padded strap covers
Reversible padded strap covers increase comfort with imitation lamb’s wool on onside and velour on the other.
Swing-away footrest are independently adjustable and removable
- 2 Year Limited Warranty
Small Large X-Large Key User Dimension: Height
The user's overall height is a general guide to help you select the appropriate stroller. Choose the model that allows for growth.
Make sure that seat width, depth, and distance to the footplates are adequate for each individual user.
Seat width 11.75” 15.5” 17.5” Seat depth 11.5” - 13.5"
13.5” - 15.5"
15” - 17" Seat back height 20” 24” 25” Seat to footrest 8”-22” 10”-22.5” 11”-23” Seat to floor 22” 22” 22.5” Stroller weight w/o front rigging 19 lbs. 24.5 lbs. 30 lbs. Weight capacity (basic) 75 lbs. 170 lbs. 250 lbs. Weight capacity (transit) 70 lbs. 170 lbs. 170 lbs.
Frequently Asked Questions:How do I choose if the Trotter Stroller is the right for me?
The Trotter stroller features an adjustable seat angle of 15 and 22 degrees, 85-90-95 seat-to-back angle (5 degree adjustment increments). In addition, there is an array of positioning options helps you achieve the ideal support for your child, and the patented design provides maximum comfort and durability.What is the user cannot sit up on their own and has poor trunk control?
For the user who needs upper body positioning, a shoulder harness or lateral supports may be needed provide the user with better trunk positioning. The Trotter offer offers a variety of trunk positioning option including: 5-point harnesses with padded covers, swing away adjustable support flap with scoli strap, and a full torso swing-away-vest support.
Does the Trotter Stroller have an option for a shoulder harness?
Yes, the Trotter stroller features an optional padded shoulder harness with a 3-point positioning belt with depth adjustable crotch strap, creating a 5-point safety harness.
Can I order a sun canopy for the Trotter Stroller?
Yes, the Trotter does have an option for a sun canopy.What is the transit model stroller and how is it different from the basic stroller?A transit stroller or tranti wheelchair means that they are WC19 Bus Transit ready and can be occupied while traveling in a properly equipt bus or van. WC19 Wheelchair Safety Standard is a voluntary standard, which improves the safety and security of your child when seated in their wheelchair aboard a school bus or van. Their safety and security applies to all aspects of transportation, but particularly in the event of a vehicle crash. The transit model includes a crash tested frame, hold down brackets, headrest extension (extends 8"), and padded shoulder harness with a 3-point positioning belt with depth adjustable crotch strap.How do I determine which size stroller to purchase?
Refer to our Sizing Chart under the Specifications tab. You will need to focus on the seat depth, seat width, seat back height, seat to footrest, and weight capacity. The user's thighs should be slightly spread apart. The proper seat width measurement is decided by taking the widest point between the hips and the knees when sitting comfortably and adding about 1 to 2 inches for comfort and growth. For help with measuring and fitting the user, use our Measurement Chart or contact one of our seating specialists at 877-664-4565.
If I have the user’s overall height or weight, will that be enough in determining the correct size?
No. And the reason for this is that every user is built differently, it is always best to refer to the Sizing Chart on the Specifications tab. For example, if you have a user who is tall and skinny and doesn’t weigh much, they may still need to be in a larger chair due to their overall length. This is why we recommend completing the Measurement Chart and reviewing those measurements against the Sizing Chart. This will also help in selecting a stroller that will allow for growing room as well.
The Trotter's lightweight, folding chair is designed to be more than just a convenient chair. Order the correct size chair by first determining the user’s height, weight and seating measurements. Properly-fitted, special needs strollers will provide years of comfortable use. As your child grows, refer back to this Fitting Guide to adjust the dimensions of the chair.
Correct seating and positioning encourages good posture, which in turn aids circulation, breathing and digestion. Please take the time to properly adjust the chair to fit the user. If the user is not correctly positioned, check the accessories section of this manual to see if one or more of our accessories would help to facilitate posture or consult your physical therapist. Improper seating can create problems with posture. Please consult your child’s physical therapist or doctor for additional guidance.
How do I fold up the Trotter stroller?
Still have questions on choosing a special needs stroller?
- Unlock rear brace by pushing up on center of brace. (click here to view image)
- Swing footrests to the side, grasp one handle and pull on seat fabric or seat tube with other hand. (click here to view image)
- Lean chair backward on rear wheels and push on seat tubes or footplates to complete fold. (click here to view image)
- Buckle closure strap.
Visit our Special Needs Article section and click on How to Choose A Special Needs Stroller or Wheelchair.
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