You've done everything you can think of to prepare your horse for a long haul in the trailer. You've wrapped your horse's legs, stuffed the horse hay bags full, bedded the horse trailer, and brought along water from home. You've conducted a preflight check on tires, latches, hinges, and hangers. All's well as you head off for that distant show, trail ride, or clinic. Several hours into the journey, however, your horse suddenly starts scrambling in the trailer. You can feel the tug and sway of th
We polled a bunch of horse people to collect tips that they use to speed their hitching process. Some still try to have a friend around to help guide them, but others say they've become adept at backing up to their trailers alone. Learning to hitch up quickly by yourself is imperative.