Shoeing And Balancing The Light Harness Horse

Shoeing And Balancing The Light Harness Horse

by James Clark
     
 

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The mechanism of the horse's foot is something marvelous, and the study of its anatomy and the relation of shoeing to the proper balance and ultimate success of the horse, is indeed a fascinating one. This antique text contains a detailed guide to shoeing horses, with information on proper practice, difficulties, the importance of correct shoeing, and much more

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The mechanism of the horse's foot is something marvelous, and the study of its anatomy and the relation of shoeing to the proper balance and ultimate success of the horse, is indeed a fascinating one. This antique text contains a detailed guide to shoeing horses, with information on proper practice, difficulties, the importance of correct shoeing, and much more besides. Clear and concise, this book contains much in the way of timeless information that will be of considerable value for equestrians and those looking to improve their shoeing skills. The chapters of this book include: 'The Treatment of the Colt's Feet Before Shoeing'; 'The First Set of Shoes'; 'Sore Feet and Sour Dispositions'; 'Knee-hitting, Scalping, etc.'; 'Pads, Their Benefits and Abuses'; 'Thrush, Its Cause and Treatment'; 'Punctures'; 'Quarter and Toe Cracks', 'Hood Bound', 'Hitting the Elbows', etcetera. This text was originally published in 1916, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction on horse care and maintenance.

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ISBN-13:
9781444607840
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
03/04/2009
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)

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