Trailer Safety Do’s & Don’ts

Are you savvy about trailer safety? Check these do’s and don’ts for key reminders, then follow them for peace of mind whenever your horse is in or around your trailer. DO make a thorough check of your entire hauling rig before each trip, examining the hitch, tires (wear and pressure), lights, brakes, and especially the floor…

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Trivia Challenge: Fun Facts about Trailers and Hauling

Illustration by Navah Rae Adams Answer the questions, then check at the bottom for the key! BY JENNIFER FORSBERG MEYER 1. ‘Gooseneck’ refers to A) a serious rider injury. B) a conformation fault. C) a type of horse trailer. 2. True or false: When loading your horse into a trailer, you should tie his lead…

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Florida Paradise

While much of the country gets blasted with winter storms, here in the Sunshine State, we enjoy some of the best riding weather of the year. Here in Florida, we’re blessed not only with great…

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Trailer Spruce-Up Tips

Here are five cheap-and-easy ideas to spruce up your horse trailer to keep it in working condition, make it comfortable for your horse, and retain its resale value.

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Long-Haul Travel Risks

Long-distance shipping can put horses at risk for illness and injury, new research from Australia confirms. The study also highlights some actions owners and shippers can take to keep their horses…

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5 Horse-Containment Options

Horse camping adds a special dimension to your trail-riding experience. Contentment commingles pleasantly with fatigue as you and your equine companion settle into camp after a day of exploring the…

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