In addition to preparing the trailer for the horse’s comfort, it is also important to consider the maintenance of all equipment.
Prior to each trip, check the following:
- Trailer lights and turn signals
- Trailer brakes
- Trailer hitch–is it secure?
- Trailer safety cables
- Spare trailer and truck tires and tools to change a tire, including tire jack
- Trailer and truck tires
- Trailer floorboards.
These checks should be done before you leave home. Finding out that something is wrong …