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Trailering Safety & Maneuvering Course

October 15, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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

Lunch included.

MORNING LECTURE

Limit 60

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

AFTERNOON LAB

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

 Topics:

Lecture:

  • Trip preparation
  • Pre-Trip
  • 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
  • breakdown

Driving Laboratory:

  • Adjusting your brakes
  • Checking your electric brake battery
  • Setting your mirrors
  • Backing, turning, and U-turns (driving patterns provided at RSVP).

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Venue

  • Alston Avenue, entrance gate 7
    Santa Rosa, CA 95404 United States
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