Horse Trailer Preparation for Show Season

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Show traveling season is right around the corner. Before the start of this season, many equine enthusiasts perform basic, yet essential, maintenance on their trailers. Investing time to do routine preventative maintenance will ensure your trailer will be in optimal shape to provide safe travel for precious cargo. Checking the following parts will ensure your horse trailer preparation for show season is a success.

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Check Your Gooseneck Trailer Tire Pressure! As the Temperatures Drop, So Does Tire Pressure

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Studies have shown that the leading cause in roadside breakdowns is tires. As temperatures cool across the country, Gooseneck trailer tire pressures will decrease as well. Those who haul their trailers during the winter should perform periodic checks on both their vehicle and Gooseneck trailer tires. As the patterns of the weather transition to cooler temperatures, it is crucial to check tire pressure on all vehicles.

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Winter Storage Tips to Add to Your Trailer Maintenance Checklist

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Winter is upon us and many Gooseneck trailer owners are parking their trailers for the season. This season can be harsh on trailers. Storing your trailer improperly over the winter can result in a perfectly fine trailer being a moldy-rusty-leaky mess. Here are few simple tips to add to your Gooseneck trailer maintenance checklist to ensure that you don’t need to go shopping for a replacement trailer when spring arrives.

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How to Weatherproof Your Gooseneck Trailer for this Winter

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Anybody who owns a horse knows that is impossible to properly care for one’s animals without the essential tools and equipment. The cost of these materials can up, which is why it is crucial to correctly clean and protect your equipment. This is particularly important for larger equipment, such as trailers. Large equipment spends most of the time out in the elements. Weatherproofing and cleaning your Gooseneck trailer can help prolong its life, thus saving you money in the long run. With the cooler weather upon us, it is time to weatherproof your trailer if you have not already done so. Here are a few helpful tips for properly caring and maintaining your Gooseneck trailer.

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Hauling Your Trailer During Winter

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Your Gooseneck trailer can be hauled all year long, even during the dead of winter, as long as you do so safely. Learn how to ready your rig for hauling during the winter. Before you set out on the road with your cargo in tow, you need to ready your rig for winter conditions. Here’s how you do this.

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Choosing The Best Safety Chains for Your Trailer

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While accidents with trailers are fairly uncommon, they do happen. If you own a trailer, you want to do everything in your power to ensure that accidents don’t happen when you are towing your trailer. This means ensuring your trailer is on tight and fail safes are set up to prevent the worst possible scenarios.

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Importance of Routinely Inspecting Your Trailer

Importance of Routinely Inspecting Your Trailer

Just like almost anything in life, the better you take care of things the longer they will last. You should inspect your trailer each and every time before you head out on the road, as well as taking it to a certified dealership yearly to have your trailer inspected and serviced. Here are a few important things to check before heading out on the road.

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Selecting the Proper Trailer Tires and Maintenance

Selecting the Proper Trailer Tires and Maintenance

There are few things as important and underappreciated as the tires on Gooseneck trailers. They can either give your cargo a smooth ride and make pulling a breeze when properly matched to your axles and load, or they can create a hauling nightmare that may cause you to reconsider ever getting on the road again. Selecting tires, whether it’s for a trailer you already own or a new trailer, requires a little bit of understanding of how tires work and what those mysterious codes really mean.

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How To Prevent Trailer Sway

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One of the worst things that can happen when you’re towing your trailer is the potential for it to sway precariously back and forth, then eventually fall on one side, bringing your vehicle down with it. Trailer sway is a serious and common issue for many who own trailers, and it can make driving and transporting your trailer a sticky, anxiety-inducing affair where you can potentially lose control of your vehicles. When you’re on the road for long periods you should be able to drive with your trailer at relative ease. While trailer sway can be caused by gusts of wind, passing of big rigs, it can also be caused by a multitude of things that you can fix yourself as well.

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