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SPRING CLEANING: Horse box checklist
on 18 May 2018
This quick checklist will help make sure your horse box or lorry is ready for the summer ahead

Minimise the risks of accidents when transporting horses by giving your horse box or lorry a once over to check everything is safe and ready to go.

  • Clean out all bedding, hay etc.
  • Inspect the floor and check the rubber-matting isn’t coming away from the floor.
  • Check the lights are all working correctly.
  • Grease the hitch, check the brake cable and grease the jockey-wheel.
  • Check the ramp for any damage.
  • Check the partitions for any damage.
  • Check all tyres.
  • Make sure the spare wheel is in good condition and secure.
  • Check reflectors.
  • Wash the exterior of the horse box or lorry.
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