Trailering Safety & Maneuvering Course
This well received course presented by the Sonoma County Horse Council (@SonomaCountyHorseCouncil) is geared to all levels of trailering ability. It will provide the attendee with important information to be a safer, more conscientious and confident driver. Driver assistants will learn how to direct the driver to safely maneuver their trailer in and around obstacles.
Instructor: Leonard Iniguez
Lecture $15 for SCHC member or $30 non-member
Lecture & Lab $30 for SCHC member or $45 non-member
Register by Tuesday October 10th, 2017
Topics include: trip preparation, driving do’s and don’ts, and how to handle emergencies.
Location: Sonoma County Driving & Riding Club clubhouse at the fairgrounds, Aston Avenue, entrance gate #7. RSVP required for gate code.
Check-in 7:30am, lecture begins at 8:15am
Limit 40 (20 drivers, 20 assistants)
Each driver should bring their own trailer. We strongly encourage that each rig have a driver and an assistant. Driver and assistant can switch roles.
Location: Brookwood parking lot, east of the fairgrounds. Parking details provided with RSVP
- Trip preparation
- Preventative maintenance
- Tire maintenance
- Safety equipment you should have
- Laws that apply
- Type of license needed
- Speed management
- Passing when and why
- Braking distance
- Merging on and off roadway
- How to react in an emergency
- Road service
- When you have horses and
- Adjusting your brakes
- Checking your electric brake battery
- Setting your mirrors
- Backing, turning, and U-turns (driving patterns provided at RSVP).