Safety Thought: Proper Trailer Tying

If your horse needs to be tied in his trailer (and, no, it’s not always necessary or preferable), it’s a good policy to hook the tie rope to the upper ring of the halter. That way the horse can more easily stretch his neck to maintain his balance. He can also more easily clear his windpipe of debris, such as loose hay that may blow up into his nostrils.

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