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[RC] trailer/scrambling horses/driver error - A. Perez

 "Which is mostly driver error.  If "you" are slamming your 
horse into thesidewalls, "you" are stopping and starting too 
fast.  That's the collective "you" and not Stagg personally"

In the winter, I load up a big plastic trunk with bags of lime 
and sand and lash it down into the bed of my truck to put 
weight over the drive weheels for better traction.  Recently 
the lashing came loose, so the trunk was sliding aound the bed, 
and slamming into the cab when I stopped too quickly.  In an 
effort to minimize this until I could re-lash the trunk, I 
drover extra carefully, excellerating and stiopping as smoothly 
as possible so as not the throw the 'loose cannon' around.  It 
was an instructive exercise: I had to excellerate, turn and 
stop WAY more slowly then I would have thought in order to keep 
the box still.  It gave me some insight into how carefully I'll 
need to drive with my trailer (which STILL has not arrived, 
thanks to the &%@%#! snow) in order not to fling the horse 
around in the trailer.

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