Every winter, usually in late February, we get a few days of warm weather which reminds us of spring. This year will be no different and we use those days to catch up on outside work or repairs. For me, it is a time to spend some time getting my tack and saddles ready for the new riding season.Read More
Author: Tom Seay
Last week, my wife, Pat and I met our son and his wife for dinner. As he is a sheriff’s deputy, he glanced at my car tags and asked if I knew my car tags were expired. Yep, they sure were.
When I got home, I went on-line to renew it. The Virginia DMV was kind enough to also show my driver’s license expires this Spring. My horse trailer expires in February and my stock trailer’s State Inspection ran out on the 31st as well.
In our fast paced lives, we often overlook the details of routine things. So, in this article, I thought I would reflect on some simple things that we do each year to get ready for that first trip the season.
You have probably seen the news footage of the horrific fires in California or remember the recent floods across the South and Texas. Other news footage of people turning their horses or livestock loose so they have some chance to survive is heartbreaking to us all.
In this article, I want to reflect how you and I can be able to help in a tragedy in your area. The secret to being able to do this is to be prepared to help yourself, your horses and your friends. In an emergency, time is precious and being ready to move your rig or animals is critical.Read More
As the spring weather has finally arrived over the country, our thoughts and plans are to plan that much needed horseback trail ride vacation. I wanted to share with you some thoughts to make that trip more worry free.Read More
It has been a tough winter, but it is time to set our sights on the new riding season. The cabin fever approaching now can be worse than the flu season!
In preparation for travel and focusing on your horse trailer, it might be to early to un-winterize the trailer, but here are a few things you really need to do now.
I spent a good amount of time talking to the Federal folks and our state Motor Vehicle folks about new laws and regulations on horse trailers for traveling.Read More