Horse Trailering Tips with Trisha Killion - #3 in the Series [VIDEO]
CowboySpirit.TV - Cowboy Spirit TV wants to help you and your horse stay safe in your journeys. So we’ve teamed with Trisha Killion and the folks at Transwest Trailers to put together a series of trailering safety videos.
Trisha grew up in New Mexico where she showed & judged horses in 4-H and was also an active member of FFA showing replacement heifers. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics at Eastern New Mexico University in 2004 and then lunged at the chance to work for Transwest when the opportunity became available. She has been taking care of the horse trailer department at the Kansas City location for over 2 years. It is her goal to help educate customers about safety, structure & general trailer maintenance. She is a self defined “Trailer Snob”; only carrying the best of the best brands within the trailer industry. She resides in Liberty MO with her 2 little boys Roy & Kade who are 3 ½ & 1 ½. Trisha owns 2 quarter horses that are currently earning their keep at a feedlot in Granada, CO.
Trailer Tips with Trisha Killion #3: Icy Ramps
Hi. It's Trisha Killion of Transwest Trailers bringing you another trailer tip to keep you rolling safely down the road, for all of our friends out there at Cowboy Spirit TV.
Today I'm going to bring you a word of caution. Traveling during the winter months and if you've got a ramp on your trailer, always, always, always check that ramp before you unload your horse. If you've been travelling, and there's ice and sleet and snow, moisture and condensation can build up on this ramp. And it can be like a skating rink.
So always check it, just like I know you always do when you're unloading your horse. Make sure that when that horse is backing out that it's not going to be a skating rink for him, and he goes flying off of there-- or you. Remember safety first.
I hope this tip has helped. Remember, if the tip isn't enough, give me a call. Thanks. Trisha Killion with Transwest.
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