Illinois farrier Seth Warner lays out the case in favor of shoeing horses, cutting through the myths and misinformation that so many horse owners have to deal with. Warner convincingly argues that the benefits of good horseshoeing far outweigh problems it sometimes causes. He addresses protection, support, weight distribution and breakover, and also touches on the role of genetics. He also lays out the basics of a proper shoeing job. This report is a good one to have on hand when your customers ask about the pluses and minuses of having horses go barefoot.