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post #1 of 5 Old 08-07-2013, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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When traveling with your horse

What is the one or couple things you wished someone had told you before?

Something you learned along the way that you realized made traveling so much easier? that you dont know how you did without

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post #2 of 5 Old 08-07-2013, 05:40 PM
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Each horse is different. If I can I will travel a horse loose but that is in a horse box and not a trailer.
When a horse travels loose most will choose to stand at an angle head towards the back, some will reverse this but they are always at an angle.
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post #3 of 5 Old 08-07-2013, 07:28 PM
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To NOT leave anything loose in the bed of the truck no matter how heavy or how secure you think it is. It will blow out or up or wave in the wind.

Put it away.
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Each horse is different. If I can I will travel a horse loose but that is in a horse box and not a trailer.
When a horse travels loose most will choose to stand at an angle head towards the back, some will reverse this but they are always at an angle.
I've heard horses will do that. I think it interesting

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Don't let ANYBODY tell you to park in a muddy field!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It took a winch used to pull up large stumps to get my truck and trailer OUT of one of those fields after a CW Event--we were in mud halfway up the tires--and the other (notable) time was the deluge at Shiloh, and we were the last rig pulled out by a tractor when the heavens opened up the first day.
Your truck and trailer are beached whales on anything but cement or asphalt!!!
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