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A Handbook of Horseshoeing


A Handbook of Horseshoeing
Item Number: BK649
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  • By: Dollar & Wheatley
  • Pages: 552
  • Hardbound
  • 403 Illustrations

  • This classic horseshoeing book was originally published in 1898 in Edinburgh, Scotland for the horseshoer and veterinarian.
  • A Handbook of Horseshoeing is divided into 3 sections.
  • The first section, Structure of the foot covers the bones, ligaments, locomotion, tissues, blood vessels, structure and function of the foot.
  • The second section, Horses foot in relation to shoeing covers shoeing of healthy feet including materials used, varieties of shoes used & forging shoes, conformation, using pads and treatment of unshod hoofs.
  • The final section, Shoeing of diseased feet and of lame horses covers inflammation, deformities & diseases of the hoof and solutions & corrective horseshoeing.
  • This book also has information on special shoeing for hacks, hunters, race horses, trotters, carriage/cart/omnibus horses and an appendix on shoeing of oxen.