Guys...I am NOT a LCO....lol. Full disclosure. Lawn care/maintenance is a small part of my business. I can do all of mine in 1day/wk.. My business is still somewhat new, also. And, I haven't trailered a "lot" of things through the years (mostly ATV's here and there....and very little of that). I have a new 6.5'X10.5' trailer with an equipment basket. I'll be hauling a 52" Bobcat ZTR; push mower and some power hand tools (the usual assortment). I have safety chains (of course). But, I'm a little concerned with what happens (what's the likelihood?) if it were to somehow come un-hitched. Do I need brakes on the trailer? How hard (cost?) would it be to add them to this trailer? Is it necessary? Advisable? Thanks. My truck's wired for brakes. Just curious.