Subscription Required

Equine Ownership

30 Point Trailer Safety Check

Follow this essential checklist for horse, vehicle and trailer to ensure you and your horse arrive safe and sound every time you travel.

Thumbnail for 30 Point Trailer Safety Check

By: Heather Davis |

It was the annual girls’ summer camping trip in the mountains and the weekend was amazing…until it wasn’t. Four best friends had been camping with their horses in the same area of the Rockies for seven years, and this year was shaping up to be one of the best. The horses were confident and well-conditioned, the views were incredible and the Friday ride was one for the books. Saturday, however, was a different story, when in true Rocky Mountain fashion, a snowstorm could be seen heading their way, clouds building and darkening quickly. The friends packed up camp in a hurry, throwing things in the back of the two trucks without caution, the temperature dropping rapidly. When it came time to prepare the horses to load, the snow was already falling, the wind whipping around them. “Let’s just load and go,” Kendra yelled to the other girls across the howling…

Subscription Upgrade Required

Upgrade your subscription now for full access or register to continue reading.

Login

Subscribers: Enter the email and password connected to your subscription.

First time logging in?

Click here.

Don't have an account?

Click here.
Tablet/Mobile users must also refresh after login to activate subscription.

Subscribe now and enjoy full access to Horse-Canada.com

Your subscription includes an annual subscription to the print version of Horse Canada

as well as unlimited access to all digital content on Horse-Canada.com.

digital subscription
View Print and Digital Subscription Offers