Is It Ok for You To Load A Horse IN the trailer without it being attached to a car? - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Barns, Boarding, and Farms > Horse Trailers

Is It Ok for You To Load A Horse IN the trailer without it being attached to a car?

This is a discussion on Is It Ok for You To Load A Horse IN the trailer without it being attached to a car? within the Horse Trailers forums, part of the Barns, Boarding, and Farms category
  • Can I load a car on a unhooked trailer
  • Is it ok to load livestock on to a trailer that is not hooked up to pick-up

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-26-2010, 01:01 PM
  #21
Weanling
Blocking up a 2h BP can be done. But It's more secure hooked up. Even the bigger GN trailers. You can load with out trailer hooked up. But I would think all the rocking that the trailer is doing isn't good for the jack itself. You have a chance of messing up the jack leg. My trailer had to be fixed due to the trailer moving back after it was unhooked and wheels not blocked. Was before I bought it. So when you do anything with a horse and trailer it's better to be safe than sorry....jmo
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-27-2010, 05:32 PM
  #22
Started
If it's taking you nearly an hour to hook up the trailer then it sounds like a great thing to do when you're bored with nothing else to do. Back the vehicle up yourself until you get it right, lower the trailer to make SURE you have it right. Raise it up and let it go. Drive the truck around and start all over again. Practice makes perfect!
     
    04-28-2010, 01:29 PM
  #23
Banned
Just because Parelli does something stupid, doesn't mean you have to follow his example.

It takes me about 3 mins. Tops to hook my truck to my trailer. No way am I going to load a horse onto an unhooked BP.

Besides, the idea is to get the horse used to getting on and being on the trailer, right? Once he's on, I take him for a ride around the area.
     
    06-02-2010, 02:27 PM
  #24
Foal
No, it is very dangerous to load livestock into trailers that aren't hitched to a truck. Even big tandem axel trailers with chocked wheels can slip or move if a horse spooks or kicks, it's just not worth taking the chance.

The Trailer Depot, Northford CT
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help tried everything how can i load my horse in the trailer? caseymyhorserocks Horse Training 120 09-28-2011 11:42 AM
1991 2 horse BP horse trailer for sale Strait Load babalina Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 02-27-2010 09:27 PM
Loading in trailer without vehicle attached RiosDad Horse Training 26 08-01-2009 03:06 AM
Teaching your horse to load in a trailer whitetrashwarmblood Horse Training 17 06-19-2009 09:44 PM
Wanted: Mid-atlantic area 2-3 Horse Slant Load Trailer Painted1 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 01-13-2008 07:07 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:12 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0