Load ???Em Up


Go to a horse show on any given weekend and you’re bound to see it at least once: a frustrated owner and a distraught horse at odds over loading into a trailer. Proper loading is not just about convenience; it’s also about safety.

Trailer loading doesn’t have to be a terrifying or potentially dangerous ordeal for you or your horse. The key lies in thoroughly preparing the horse before you ever approach the trailer, and this is where many owners make mistakes. You can’t expect a horse to load if he doesn’t understand basic ground lessons.

**For the full article, pick up the April 2007 issue of HORSE ILLUSTRATED.**

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