Checklists

Don't Go on the Road Without It!

4/30/2015

Store these items in the horse trailer so you always have them on board... Read more »

Trip Preparation: Last-Minute Checklist

4/29/2015

Check the tow vehicle. Check and replenish engine... Read more »

Trip Preparation: Checklist for Trailer Axle Assembly

4/28/2015

Following a few rules in caring for your horse trailer axle assembly can add to its life. Moreover, in the case of some of these rules, you may be protecting your own life as well. Using the following... Read more »

Pre-Trip Checklist for Horse Trailers

4/27/2015

Before you haul your horse, be sure to review our pre-trip checklist to make sure you have everything you need for your horse trailer. Wheel bearings serviced? (service every 12 mos./12,000... Read more »

Additional Safety Suggestions

4/26/2015

The following list of additional suggestions should help make trailering easier for you and your Horse: Wear gloves and boots when you are loading and unloading Horses. If the horse... Read more »

Trailer Storage Preparation

4/25/2015

If your Horse trailer is to be stored for an extended period or over the winter, it is important that it be prepared properly. Remove the emergency breakaway battery and store inside, out of... Read more »

After Prolonged Trailer Storage - Inspection Procedures

4/24/2015

Before removing a horse trailer from jack stands: □ Remove all wheels and hubs or brake drums. (Note which spindle and brake the drum was removed from so it can be reinstalled in the same... Read more »

Emergency First Aid Kit

4/23/2015

The following items assembled into an emergency kit will help you handle most situations. Discuss this list with your own veterinarian, he/she may have other suggestions that are appropriate for you... Read more »

Equine Precautions: Short Trip

4/22/2015

Anytime a Horse is loaded into a trailer, whether for a short trip or long trip, these fundamental measures should be taken: Train your Horse to load calmly and to accept the trailer as... Read more »

Equine Precautions: Long Trip

4/21/2015

The importance of these precautions is directly proportional to the length of the trip. Use your own judgment, and that of your veterinarian: Electrolytes - Increase 2 to 3 days prior to... Read more »

About the Authors

4/20/2015

Through a special arrangement with two undisputed experts on equine travel - Neva Kittrell Scheve and James Hamilton, DVM - we have created this area for the safety of you and your... Read more »