horse trailer floor failure

Trailer safety - British Horse Society

A horse will suffer terrible injuries if it goes through the floor or ramp, even if the trailer is parked, and faces risk of death if mechanical failure causes an accident.

Horse Trailer Repair: Floor Boards | PetHelpful

Jan 8, 2018 ... The floor in a stock/horse trailer does not last forever. It must be replaced BEFORE it rots. When the wood floor rots it can break through at...

3 Horses Killed By A Defective Horse Trailer That The Bottom Fell ...

Sep 8, 2017 ... How many defective horse trailers of this type are on the road .... been a lot of rot for the floor to fail. wonde how many horses were in the trailer

Horse Trailer Maintenance and Trailering Safety - National Ag ...

Horse owners will usually find it necessary at some point in time to trailer their horses. ... such as: a lat tire(s); a broken axle, spindle or spring; and motor failure. ... To help lengthen the life of a trailer floor, mats should be lifted after use and the...

How to Repair or Replace RV & Camper Trailer Floors | AxleAddict

Mar 25, 2016 ... How to Repair or Replace RV & Camper Trailer Floors ... roof or perhaps plumbing problems, either now or at some time in the past. ...... corner of floor with aluminum and added a little square stock(like factory) to support entry...

Check your Sundowner Trailer before use! - Chronicle Forums - The ...

I purchased a Sundowner trailer in March 2000. There is an 8 year warranty on structural defects. I found significant failure of the floor structure...

Horse Trailer Flooring - Many horse owners' greatest fear is a horse ...

Without cleaning, certain aluminum floors can fail in about eight years or less. When considering a used trailer with aluminum floor, always inspect it for...

Horse Trailer Floorboard Safety Check - Expert advice on horse care ...

Mar 27, 2002 ... If your trailer's floorboards look or feel spongy, are pitted, or sag when you load your horse, you probably need a new floor. Call your trailer...

Three horses put down after trailer breaks apart in Logan Canyon

Sep 8, 2017 ... Three horses put down after trailer breaks apart in Logan Canyon ... in Logan Canyon when the bottom came off or otherwise failed.Troopers...

7 Reasons Your Horse Trailer Needs Wood Flooring

Nov 18, 2016 ... 7 Reasons Your Horse Trailer Needs Wood Flooring ... Moisture is the primary problem for any type of flooring and starts the failure process.

Horse Trailer Floor Failure: Is Your Trailer Floor Strong Enough?

When horse trailer floors fail, it can result in death on the highway. Learn about the pros and cons of aluminum, lumber, and rumble floor types.

When Did Your Last Check Your Horse Trailer Floor? - The #1 ...

Oct 23, 2017 ... Before loading up your horse and heading down the road, include a horse trailer flooring check as part of your pre-trip inspection. A weak floor...

Tips for Maintaining Trailer Floors - Equipment - Trucking Info

Oct 14, 2013 ... Plan ahead and spec your trailer flooring with an eye on reducing future ... Flooring Co., “Ninety-nine percent of floor failures and maintenance...

Viewing a thread - Rumber flooring - too hot? - Horse Trailer World

Mar 14, 2007 ... Hey everyone with rumber flooring, I need your input. ... I spoke with a trailer dealer the other day who told me they will never carry trailers with rumber flooring because they think it .... And I've never had any heat problems.

Q&A: Fixing an aluminum trailer floor - The Horse Owner's Resource

Jun 18, 2014 ... A trailer expert explains how to keep your aluminum floor trailer in top condition.

Understanding the Horse Trailer Rig - Purdue Pesticide Programs

of horse trailers detaching from trucks, killing the ... overlook or ignore maintaining the trailer floor, ... attach a truck and trailer, learn to identify where problems.

Your Trailer`s Safety Rests On Its Floor - Expert advice on horse ...

May 1, 2002 ... Many horsemen still raise their eyebrows at the mention of any non-wood horse-trailer floor. They're skeptical, to say the least, citing concern...