Trailer Ties: How Stretchy is Your Elastic?

Learning Horses Archive on May 18, 2007, 15:05

I trailer a lot. I know some people trailer more, but I have probably hauled 15,000 miles (possibly more) or so in the last 5 years. I like to go to shows, to events, trail riding and for lessons.

In general, my horses are very good in the trailer (Precious wasn't always that way) and I have gotten a little lax in how I manage trailering. Last night when I get to Julie's to use her round pen, I take Zapa out of the trailer first. I then go up to Santana and before I can get him unhooked, he backs ALL THE WAY out of the trailer and stands, tethered by elastic that is in the process of