Horse Trailer Safety Tips for Tying, Bedding and Driving

Updated September 7, 2023

In this video episode of Ask the Vet, SmartPaker Dan and Dr. Lydia Gray go over things to think about when safely trailering your horse, including the type of flooring or bedding you have in your trailer (if any), whether your horse should be tied, as well as how to safely drive the trailer around. Dr. Gray gives some insight into how she learned to drive while towing a trailer.

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