Things Everyone Should Have in their Trailer for Emergencies and Everyday Hassles

horse trailer safetyEasily accessible:

  • Extra halter and lead
  • Bucket
  • Cooler/sheet/blanket

I keep tools in a portable box (mine is a step ladder) and my first aid supplies in a plastic tote, the most important thing is that you know where they all are and can EASILY get to them.

FIRST AID:first-aid

  • Hoof pick
  • Scissors & hemostats
  • Paper towels
  • Bandages
  • Band Aids
  • Vet wrap
  • Quilts and wraps
  • Gauze pads
  • Sponges
  • Surgical scrub
  • Antibiotic cream
  • Disposable gloves
  • Thermometer
  • Fly spray (human & equine)
  • Sedatives (per your vet)
  • Electrolytes
TOOLS:Tools

  • Hammer
  • Screw drivers
  • Knife
  • Pliers/wire cutters
  • Assorted fuses
  • Bungee cords
  • Light weight rope
  • Zip ties
  • Duct tape
  • Jumper cables
  • Flash light & fresh batteries
  • WD-40 or 3in1 oil
  • Jiffy Jack
  • Fix a Flat
  • Lug Wrench

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Things Everyone Should Have in their Trailer for Emergencies and Everyday Hassles — 1 Comment

  1. I like your tip to always have a first aid kit and a toolbox in the horse trailer for emergencies. Jumper cables are always useful for any car you’re driving. Even if you never use them for your car, there are lots of opportunities to help others in need!

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