Getting a flat tire while you’re hauling can be a huge pain in the you-know-what. Lisa Barry, FEI 5* rider and trainer, offers this tip to help you change it yourself and get back on the road quickly.
By Lisa Barry, FEI 5* Rider and Trainer
When traveling with a horse trailer, flat tires are inevitable. Purchase an inexpensive impact driver and a long socket that fits the tires lug nuts on both your truck and trailer. Keep it with you at all times. This simple piece of equipment allows you to change a tire much more quickly and get you and your horses back on the road safe and sound! Makes a great gift for you horsey friends!
Lisa Barry is a four-star event rider who has been riding and competing horses for 29 years, and has 16 years of international competition experience. Her horses have had top placings at many FEI events including at the Advanced/CCI4*/CCI5* level. Lisa has trained with Karen O’Connor for 25 years, and has worked for and ridden with Karen and David since she joined the O’Connor program as a working student when she was 17. Lisa competed at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event aboard her beloved FIS Prince Charming, aka “Peanut,” a tiny, feisty New Zealand OTTB. Lisa is currently training and coaching out of Lexington, Kentucky and Ocala, Florida. If you have questions for Lisa or would like to learn more about her program email her at [email protected]
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