David Bodin, known as the ”Horse Trailer Guru,” is a skilled and popular clinician at horse Expos and equine events across North America. Bodin grew up on a 35,000 acre cattle ranch in Eastern Oregon, where he learned skills from his grandfather that he uses today and believes strongly in ’old school’ quality and traditions. He has a background in electrical and technology and is a former Special Forces Marine.
A perfectionist with more than 40 years working with horses and their hauling needs, Bodin is dedicated to making horse trailering as safe as possible. He provides personal phone and email consultations on trailer purchase, maintenance and repair, and enjoys inventing unique and ingenious ways to modify and customize trailers to meet each horse’s needs and eliminate danger zones.
Leigh Goodison has been working with horses since she was ten. Her articles on horses and hauling have appeared in Western Horseman, The Northwest Horse Source, and many other national publications. She was the Managing Editor of The Willamette Writer from 1994-2016. Goodison produced the DVD Horse Trailers: 101, and is the author of The Horse Trailer Owner’s Manual. She is also the author of the thrillers, Limboland and The Jigsaw Man, and Wild Ones, a young adult/coming of age novel. She and David own three Arabian mares. www.leighgoodison.com
David Bodin, and partner Leigh Goodison, help educate the agricultural and equine community about the repair, maintenance, restoration and safe operation of equipment and trailers necessary for use in farm, livestock, and agricultural industries, as well as personal use. They created their books and DVDs series to share their knowledge of horse trailers. For more information, visit: www.thehorsetrailerguru.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.