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Well-Shod: A Horseshoeing Guide for Owners & Farriers
     

Well-Shod: A Horseshoeing Guide for Owners & Farriers

by Don Baskins, Fran Devereux Smith, Dwayne Brech, Kathy Swan
 

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ISBN-10: 0911647694

ISBN-13: 9780911647693

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Readers can use this book as a guide to learn whether their horses are being shod properly or use it to learn to shoe their own horses. The book stresses good horse handling techniques and proper trimming. Correct trimming of the feet is the basis of good shoeing, and neither can be accomplished if the horseshoer cannot get the horse to stand still long enough to

Overview

Readers can use this book as a guide to learn whether their horses are being shod properly or use it to learn to shoe their own horses. The book stresses good horse handling techniques and proper trimming. Correct trimming of the feet is the basis of good shoeing, and neither can be accomplished if the horseshoer cannot get the horse to stand still long enough to work on him-thus the importance of handling. To get really proficient at horseshoeing, it takes a lot of practice trimming and shoeing a lot of different horses. This book covers all the basics in plain, simple language, lavishly illustrated, and diagrammed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911647693
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
593,340
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Recollections of Remudas and Big Ranches; Horse Handling Tips; Tools of the Trade; Basic Trimming; Basic Shoeing; The Forge; Corrective Shoeing; Special Consideration: The Young and the Old Horse, Draft, Show and Retired Race Horse; Well Shod?; Farrier-Client Relationship; Profile: Don Baskins

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