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    12-02-2010, 01:06 PM
Originally Posted by Alwaysbehind    
I have never had one pee while on the road. It has happened when I have gotten where I was going.
You are lucky! My qh does her business when she feels like it en route (paint never does though). Smells nasty too...
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    12-02-2010, 01:32 PM
Oh yuck..... If I had a horse like that then I would for sure keep shavings in the trailer.
    12-02-2010, 09:28 PM
My trailer I bought came with solid rubber mats, will this cause the wood floor under to rot?
    12-03-2010, 08:46 AM
I actually take mats off from time to time and let those boards dry.
    12-03-2010, 05:14 PM
I have been using just bare floor
    12-16-2010, 12:28 PM
The shavings in a trailer are not there to absorb the urine after the horse has urinated. They are there to allow the animal to be comfortable enough on a longer trip to urinate as the urine will not splash up on their legs like it will on a hard surface. Short trips - keep teh trailer clean - long trips put some shavings down.

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