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Forty of the very best and most practical “how-to” shoeing articles from the 25-year history of American Farriers Journal have been chosen for this unique book.
The 144-page book has shoeing tips on every equine discipline you can think of from farriers who specialize in shoeing jumpers, eventers, miniatures, show horses, draft horses, endurance horses, polo ponies, flat and harness racehorses, Western performance horses and much more.
If it’s senior horses you need to shoe, there’s an article on dealing with the special challenges and opportunities in shoeing such a horse.
There are also several articles on shoeing young horses, from foals to yearlings who are being prepared for public sale.
Five articles contain information about shoeing the hard-working, heavy-pulling draft horse and several articles feature information on shoeing gaited and show horses.
Shoeing the various types of Quarter Horses is another valuable section in the book.
There are even in-depth articles on shoeing mules as well as valuable tips on trimming antelope, buffalo, elephants, giraffes, llamas, musk oxen and zebras.
The basic trimming and shoeing principles and techniques outlined in this book offer both new and time-tested ideas to help animals walk, work and perform more efficiently.
These articles feature practical shoeing ideas from legends in the shoeing industry with hundreds of photographs, checklists and illustrations that appeared with the original articles in American Farriers Journal over the past 25 years.
Hundreds of shoeing techniques are outlined…