1. Protect him with materials and construction (such as aluminum skin over full steel frame) that withstand impact without tearing or splintering.
2. Invite him inside with a well-lit, light-colored trailer interior.
3. Make loading less stressful with a low-angle ramp.
4. Cushion his ride with rubber torsion suspension.
5. Pick a trailer size that gives him room where he needs it most-for his head and feet.
6. Stabilize the interior environment with insulation between double walls.
7. Choose light-colored exterior paint for minimal heat absorption.
8. Keep him comfortable, whatever the temperature, with screened windows and roof vents.
9. Boost his security with floor mats that provide non-slip footing.
Read the transcript of EquiSearch's chat
with Neva & Tom Scheve.