The #1 Resource for Raising the Standard of Horse Foot Care. This updated, expanded third edition of The Principles of Horseshoeing (P3) brings a fresh new approach to learning the vital craft of horseshoeing – and much more! Written by two experienced teachers, this invaluable resource is the most complete collection of horse foot knowledge available today. Recommended and used by leading horseshoeing schools in America, P3 is a must for the library of every farrier, veterinarian and horse owner.
This comprehensive guide to horseshoeing includes these topics and more:
Introduction to the farrier industry and how to get started
What to look for when choosing a farrier
Progressive skill levels based on a unique matrix of learning
Anatomy, tendons and ligaments, foot structure and function
Foot diseases and treatments, causes and prevention of lameness
Front and hind limb conformation and unsoundnesses
Foot skills, pad selection and application
Shoe types and sizes; hot and cold shaping of shoes
Forging fires and heats; forging tool maintenance
Business skills, goal setting and tips for success
And much more
1,000 pages; 2,350 illustrations; 3rd ed.; hard cover;
Discover a new interactive way to learn the principles of horseshoeing and humane horse foot care! Essential Principles of Horseshoeing is the latest book now also available in audio format from Doug Butler Enterprises that uses detailed graphs, charts and QR codes that take readers to video demonstrations, just as though you were sitting in the classroom!
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If you think you want to become a farrier (or know someone who does), this book can help you make that decision. Horse owners will learn the importance of choosing a qualified farrier and how to select the “right” one. [ Get the e-Book Now! ]
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