Preventing Common Wrecks

Attaching a butt rope
Attaching one end of a butt rope to the hames

One of the things I’ve learned over time is that the truly great teamsters rarely – if ever – have upset horses, close calls, mishaps or wrecks, while the less meticulous horsemen often do. Even though it may take a few minutes longer, the master teamsters constantly follow a series of seemingly minute, endlessly detailed, but always wise safety tips.

Here is an article that describes my tips to avoid wrecks: 10 Common Driving Wrecks with Horses

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