The Complete Horseshoeing Guide

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1995 M04 1 - 304 páginas

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.

 

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Contenido

The Anvil of Gods Word
2
Weight of Iron
34
ToolsTHEIR CARE AND USE
40
HalfRound Hardy
53
THE HORSESHOER AND PEOPLE
61
THE HORSESHOER AND HORSES
68
SHOEING
78
Faults of Trimming
81
DISEASES INJURIES AND OTHER AILMENTS
145
Bones of the Hind Leg
151
Wall Lowered Below Cracks
167
Stifle Shoe
193
PHYSICAL DISORDERS AND GAIT DEFECTS
210
Path of Flight as Affected by Hoof Angle
211
Conformation Defects of Forelegs
226
SPECIAL SHOEING
231

General Relation of Weight to Shoe Size
86
HANDLING Rough HORSES
101
Foot Hook
106
Running W
107
METALWORK
116
Tempering Chart
120
HANDMADE SHOES
130
Normal Shoe
131
Bull Shoes
233
TrotPace Chart
242
Scotch Parade Shoe
249
HORSESHOES AND HORSE TRADERS
253
The Village Blacksmith
262
INDEX
274
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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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