Make the Trailer a Good Place
I want to make the trailer a "nice" place to be.
You might try making the trailer his regular stall or barn by feeding him in there for a few weeks. You'll want to have the trailer attached to your truck or blocked up real good so it doesn't move when he gets on and off. If possible just leave the trailer parked in his pasture with his food and water inside the trailer so he will have to go in and out allot to get anything.
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