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Horse Hoof Care: Healthy Hoof Care Practices, Horseshoing, Hoof Handling, Working with Farriers and Vets
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By Cherry Hill and Richard Klimesh. 160 pages, 8-1/2" x 10-7/8". Softcover.
Trusted equine advisor Cherry Hill and seasoned farrier Richard Klimesh bring their extensive knowledge of equine foot health to this complete reference for every horse owner. Covers every element of hoof care including: hoof anatomy and function; the importance of daily routines and consistent care; the role of the farrier and how to find a good one; maintaining clean, dry facilities for healthy hooves; training your horse for hoof-handling; barefoot, boot, and shoeing options; hoof ailments; and when to call the vet. This indispensable guide will show you how to keep your horse’s hooves healthy every step of the way. Photos and illustrations throughout. Copyright 2009.