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The Complete Horseshoeing Guide
     

The Complete Horseshoeing Guide

by Robert F. Wiseman
 

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Here for experts, beginners, and do-it-yourself horse owners is all the information necessary to the modern farrier’s art of horseshoeing. In this second edition Robert Wiseman describes and illustrates not only basic shoeing techniques but also special shoeing procedures for the American Saddlebred, Quarter Horse, draft horse, parade horse, and race horse,

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Here for experts, beginners, and do-it-yourself horse owners is all the information necessary to the modern farrier’s art of horseshoeing. In this second edition Robert Wiseman describes and illustrates not only basic shoeing techniques but also special shoeing procedures for the American Saddlebred, Quarter Horse, draft horse, parade horse, and race horse, among others. Hoof diseases and defects that cause lameness and sometimes complete disability are clearly defined, with instructions for the corrective shoeing methods necessary to each ailment. A specialized section on metalwork and handmade shoes will appeal to the devotee.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806127194
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Pages:
286
Sales rank:
692,545
Product dimensions:
4.74(w) x 7.48(h) x 0.91(d)

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Meet the Author

Robert F. Wiseman, a former range conservationist for the Bureau of Land Management, is now a rancher in British Columbia and an expert horse trainer as well as a farrier. Having completed the Montana State University program in horseshoeing, he is well qualified to write about the intricacies of his art.

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