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A Well-Balanced Approach To Footcare

Understanding The Horse’s Feet
In Understanding the Horse's Feet, the author encourages farriers to fully comprehend the complex subject of the horse's foot, hoof care and the plethora of conditions that affect it and be prepared to share much of the information with horse owners.
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Solid 100-Year-Old Primer On Essential Shoeing Principles

Notes On Shoeing For Horse-Owners By Captain V.H. Scratchley
This book offers a rare treasure of sound, basic horseshoeing principles for the normal foot. Captain V.S. Scratchley's goal in writing Notes On Shoeing For Horse-Owners in 1911 was to provide horse owners with the means to evaluate the work so they could "employ the best farrier obtainable." He presents many good arguments for the need of frequent quality hoof care.
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Overcoming Founder Step by Step

Founder Data Collection And Analysis — How to Take, Read and Interpret Radiographs for the Prognosis and Treatment of the Foundered Horse

Foundered horses climb the road to recovery one step at a time in heart bar shoes, according to farrier Esco Buff. The key, he believes, is to apply those shoes exactly as needed according to detailed radiographs and meticulous records of the horse’s progress.


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Figuring Out What's Wrong

Understanding Lameness (Examining Equine Lameness from Diagnosis to Prognosis)
There is no shortage of hoof-care books for horse owners. Although most of these broadly generalize the subject, others narrow the field based on stricter disciplines.
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American Farriers Journal

American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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