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Trailer Loading Horses

  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » Going Forward » Refuses to Move Forward » Continues to Refuse to Move or Backs » Dashes Forward or Rears » Getting On the Trailer » On the Trailer » More Info 

For some horse owners there is nothing as gut wrenching as loading time. It is an uncertain process that is time consuming and frequently ends in anger and sometimes dangerous situations. We breed, raise, show and trail ride horses. Learning to load is part of all our horse's routine. But because we see lots of strange horses that requires loading into a set of stocks we see many horses that have to be taught to load into them so we have had a lot of practice.
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Discussions on Trailer Loading a Horse
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iconUsing clicker training for problem loaders11 Feb 4, 09
iconNeed suggestions to keep 5yr old safe/secure tied to trailer19 Nov 14, 08
iconMare hurts herself while kicking in a trailer (Long Post)Jul 26, 08
iconAfter she's in20 Aug 5, 08
iconFirst trailer ride for two-year-oldAug 29, 07
iconGreat article - it works!Apr 26, 07
iconHow young is too young to move?May 3, 06
iconTrailer Loading...10 Oct 19, 06
iconPawing in trailerSep 30, 06
iconWierd12 Apr 10, 06
iconHorse fell in trailer10 Feb 3, 05
iconKicking the trailer10 Jul 25, 07
iconSweating in trailerOct 16, 04
iconActs up on right turnsOct 9, 04
iconHelp! My horse will only put 3 feet in the trailer!22 Sep 14, 02
iconHorse Loading12 Jun 7, 02
iconLoading Questions19 147 May 19, 08
iconTravelling Questions16 151 May 30, 07
iconUnloading Questions10 85 May 8, 12
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