The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: ytr45

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    28
    Views
    518

    fig-newtons were always my life saver, becuz its...

    fig-newtons were always my life saver, becuz its so easy to shove a pill inside and the horses gobble them up. But then I tried to use fig-newtons for prasend, and it only worked for a few weeks. ...
  2. Replies
    21
    Views
    575

    You have to have a "set back" hitch. The trailer...

    You have to have a "set back" hitch. The trailer shops carry them, and probably RV shops too. I have a short bed and I wouldn't want to pull my gooseneck with out it. Then there is almost no...
  3. Blankets/Sheets that avoid belly strap surcingles with T-hooks

    So I don't like to stand out in the rain and the dark, leaning down under the horse's belly to fiddle with T-hooks….

    So far I've only found one blanket/sheet that uses snaps for the surcingles,...
  4. FYI - I had a talk w/ Oster Equine Cust. Service,...

    FYI - I had a talk w/ Oster Equine Cust. Service, becuz whenever i trace clip with the a5 2-speed clippers, they get so hot, and spraying cool lube doesn't cool them down. I've always had the big...
  5. So this guideline, along with the u-haul video...

    So this guideline, along with the u-haul video posted previously, applies equally to a GN and/or a BP - Is that correct?

    The u-haul video showed a BP. From what all the posters here have said,...
  6. Hi Workin'onit, What do you mean about stock...

    Hi Workin'onit,
    What do you mean about stock trailers are balance different? thanks.
  7. Equibrit, If the trailer axles are centered...

    Equibrit,

    If the trailer axles are centered under the back stall, does this still count as not "forward of the axles" ?
    thanks.
  8. Very good info! FYI - I would never ever...

    Very good info!

    FYI -

    I would never ever haul him loose in the whole trailer. I do know that much ;-)

    The horse doesn't need to be in a box stall for any specific reason, thats just the...
  9. It is a steel stock trailer pulled by a 2500...

    It is a steel stock trailer pulled by a 2500 silverado. I recall the trailer shop person saying that I could counter-balance by placing hay or something in the front. I really don't know anything...
  10. Trailering Only One Horse- Is Back Stall of Stock Trailer OK?

    Hi again with another trailering question:

    We have a GN 16' stock trailer with two 8' stalls and a slam gate between them.

    I know there is a guideline about trailering only one horse - he has...
  11. Replies
    13
    Views
    603

    Hi Simkie, Its an Adams trailer. the model is...

    Hi Simkie,

    Its an Adams trailer. the model is "the bargoneer". (don't laugh)
  12. Replies
    13
    Views
    603

    FWIW, we bought this trailer brand new, so...

    FWIW, we bought this trailer brand new, so nothing was re-done or bumpers lost.

    I can ask the trailer repair shop if they can install a rubber bumper.

    thanks.
  13. Replies
    13
    Views
    603

    Good info. As BeenThere pointed out, the...

    Good info.

    As BeenThere pointed out, the boards are not flush with the metal, which adds another lip.

    Maybe this isn't a big deal.

    My concern is that since there are 3 lips, its more...
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    603

    Does My Trailer's Step Up Look Correct?

    My trailer's step up at the back of the trailer has 3 mini "tiers". Is this correct? The first mini "tier" is the mat. The sencond mini "tier" is the floor board edge. The 3rd mini "tier" is the...
  15. Kerrits 4-Way Stretch Show Coat - Anyone Have One??

    I saw this in the dover catalogue:

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/kerrits-competitor-koat/p/X1-40770/

    It seems too good to be true- machine washable, stretchy, etc.

    My coat is a 15 year old...
  16. I checked with the manufacturer and it turns out...

    I checked with the manufacturer and it turns out we DO have the top of the line torflex axles.

    I am going to go with Dave Tobruck's suggestion to put in an "air hitch" coupler, since we will never...
  17. Just wanted to say a big thank-you to David of...

    Just wanted to say a big thank-you to David of Tobruk trailers. He had some great ideas about options, such as different types of axles, and other possible components to lessen the rough bouncing.
    ...
  18. David, have you installed dexter torflex axles on...

    David, have you installed dexter torflex axles on your trailer?

    And yes, to the previous poster, of course we have mats, we are civilized, and, drive exceedingly carefully, since we are hauling...
  19. "Suspension does not generally work well at all...

    "Suspension does not generally work well at all weights. If you have axles rated for carrying 4 horses, but are only carrying one it will tend to ride hard."

    I wasn't aware of this. I guess...
  20. Rode in the Back of the Trailer as an Experiment - Super Awful - Any Way to Improve ?

    We have a 16' gooseneck stock trailer with two 8' stalls, separated by a center-gate. My horse has to ride backwards, so thats why bought it.

    As an experiment, i rode in the trailer to observe my...
  21. thanks DH. The shed had two small windows. ...

    thanks DH.

    The shed had two small windows. Are you saying that i should leave a gap between the wall and the hay? thx.
  22. Storing Hay in Cinderblock Shed - Any Advice or Pitfalls?

    Ok, I am holding the line on not storing hay in the house :-0

    We have a nice sized cinderblock shed that I will be using to store hay for the 1st time. I've been hearing of a snow-ier winter and...
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    441

    Question regarding the craigslist type trailer. ...

    Question regarding the craigslist type trailer. Are you saying that one horse rides backwards and one rides forward with no center gate divider? Just one big box? Isn't that dangerous? I always...
  24. Replies
    7
    Views
    441

    Gooseneck Configuration Question

    Hey Cothers,

    I am wondering about a gooseneck trailer with as small a configuration as possible; no tack room, etc. I like driving a small-as-possible rig

    Right now we have a gooseneck stock...
  25. Thank you. I saw that the ones on amazon were...

    Thank you. I saw that the ones on amazon were $20 for a set of four, whereas the Wilkers are $25 each on smartpak. So that tells me something.

    Would a turned out 24/7 horse ever use a standing...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4