Today’s Horse Facts: The Horse Trailer Review
In the last blog, how much did you learn about horse trailers? Now do you know the kind that you have to transport your horse? Let’s find out in today’s true T/F quiz:
- Gooseneck trailer designs carry six to eight horses.
- A “straight load” is your basic run-of-the-mill trailer.
- Your typical stock trailer can accommodate three to four horses.
- The “two-horse straight load” trailers were very popular before the “slant load” trailers came out.
- Horses are typically more comfortable riding in a straight load trailer rather than a “slant load” trailer.
- The “slant load” trailer is the most common trailer on the market today.
- Horses are much more comfortable in slant load trailers because the stop-and-go and turning isn’t as difficult to balance for in a slant load.
- A slant load will typically have “drop down feed doors.”
- “Two-horse straight load” trailers are usually completely open inside without anything to separate the horses.
- A “slant load” can hold from 2 to 10+ horses depending on the design.
Let me know if you get at least 8 of these questions correct. If so, you are a horse trailer expert! Here are the answers:
- F A “stock trailer” is your basic run-of-the-mill trailer.
- F Horses are typically not as comfortable riding in a straight load trailer as in a “slant load” trailer.
- F “Stock trailers” are usually completely open inside without anything to separate the horses.
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