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        10-04-2008, 09:31 PM

    My horse hates being put into a float and I have to move him to a new paddocks on tuesday, does anyone have any tips?
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        10-04-2008, 10:14 PM
    Make the entrance as wide as possible and get as much light into the trailer as possible. Let him watch you put a hay bag in there and then let him take his time sniffing the ramp until he decieds he feels safe to walk up.
        10-04-2008, 10:58 PM
    If you don't mind me asking, what is a float?
        10-04-2008, 11:29 PM
    A trailer.
        10-04-2008, 11:33 PM
    Ah thank you for the clarification. Had never heard that term used for a horse trailer :)
        10-06-2008, 06:25 AM
    Originally Posted by My2Geldings
    Ah thank you for the clarification. Had never heard that term used for a horse trailer :)
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