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Checklist for Horse Trailer Safety

Check ball size - most of today's trailers are two inch or 2 5/16 inches. Secure the hitch with a safety pin  Criss-cross the safety chains Be sure chains are not dragging and are long enough for turns. Shorten chains by twisting. Check that all lights are working properly. ...

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Towing Terms - Know Your Numbers

Does anybody really pay attention to numbers like GVWR or payload capacity? You should. Knowing and working within these limits will help protect you, your towing vehicle and others on the road. Common towing terms include: Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - Maximum amount of weight a trailer can hold while sitting still. It takes into account the strength of the frame, suspension & wheels. ...

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