How to Clean a Horse Trailer

Does your horse or cow trailer start to get really dirty and stink. Yes, all of them seem to do that. But what is the best way to do this dirty task?

Steps

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    Park your trailer so that the back door is going downhill. This is so the water will flow out.
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    Scrape. Using a flat shovel, scrape out the trailer. Begin at the front of the trailer and push the waste to the back and out the door.
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    Remove Mats. Hose them off and let them dry outside the trailer.
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    Spray it "down". Using a hose with a high pressure stream, and again working from the front to the back of the trailer, hose down from the ceiling to the sides before using the water stream to push the waste out the door.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Be sure the trailer is somewhere that you don't mine for a pile of waste to be.
  • Wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.
  • You can place a thick mat in your trailer to make cleaning easier by just removing the mat.
  • Angle the hose away from you because the dirty water can come back on to you.

Warnings

  • Wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, cause you can and most likely will get dirty.
  • Angle the hose away from you because the dirty water can come back on to you.

Things You'll Need

  • Flat shovel
  • Hose with nozzle
  • Clothes that you don't mind getting dirty in

Article Info

Categories: Horses