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Horse Hoof Care

Author : Cherry Hill
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Help your horse put his best foot forward! Stressing the critical importance of hoof care to your horse’s overall health, this guide covers all aspects of proper hoof maintenance — from dealing with lost shoes, cracks, and thrush to promoting healthy hooves through a balanced diet. With in-depth discussions of hoof anatomy, the role of the farrier, and the importance of daily routines, Horse Hoof Care provides everything you need to know to give your horse a solid foundation of healthy, strong hooves.

Understanding Equine Hoof Care

Author : Heather Smith Thomas
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This covers the basics of hoof care and horseshoeing. Topics range from simple cleaning to trimming and shoeing the foot to dealing with hoof injuries and complex lameness problems. It also described how to achieve healthy hooves through proper nutrition, conscientious care, and proper used of the horse.

Knack Leg and Hoof Care for Horses

Author : Micaela Myers
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This book features: More than 475 full-color photos of topics including: Hoof and leg anatomy Conformation Shoeing options Lameness Bone and joint issues Laminitis Navicular Muscle, nerve, and skin ailments Therapies and treatments

Hoof Care for Horses

Author : Henry Heymering
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Expert Hoof Care Advice at Your Fingertips No foot, no horse. It's an old saying, but it rings as true today as it ever did in humankind's history of horsemanship. What can you do to ensure your horse's hooves are sound? Follow the advice of those who know horses' hooves best: farriers. In Hoof Care for Horses, long-time farrier Henry Heymering outlines the best preventative maintenance for hooves, giving practical tips on achieving dry footing, good ventilation in stalls, proper diet, and adequate exercise. You'll learn about the best supplements for hoof health -- and when is the right time to give them to your horse -- as well as how to recognize and treat common shoe and hoof wall problems, sole and frog conditions, and internal hoof diseases. You'll even discover the best way to pick up and clean a horse's hoof, as well as how to properly hold a horse for a farrier. Offering tricks of the trade, expert advice, and simple step-by-step techniques, Heymering makes it easy for owners to practice good hoof care on a daily basis.

Horse Owners Guide to Natural Hoof Care

Author : Jaime Jackson
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Horses For Dummies

Author : Audrey Pavia
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Features new full-color photos and online resources Train, care for, and have fun with your horse If you're crazy about horses, this hands-on guide is all you need to giddy up and go. Featuring updates on breeds, boarding, nutrition, equipment, training, and riding, as well as new information on various equine conditions, this resource shows you how to keep your horse happy - and take your riding skills to the next level. Discover how to * Select the right horse for you * Feed, groom, and handle your horse * Recognize common horse ailments * Have fun in the saddle * Get involved in equestrian competitions

The Barefoot Horse

Author : Lucy Nicholas
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An easy-to-read book that will enlighten novice and experienced horse owners about keeping a horse barefoot. Written for horse owners/riders wanting their horses to make the transition from shod to barefoot, which is a relatively new trend in the horse world.

Care Management of Horses

Author : Heather Smith Thomas
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This comprehensive guide provides a commonsense approach to keeping a horse healthy, sound, and happy by encouraging horse owners to center horse-keeping practices around the horse's needs.

Making Natural Hoof Care Work for You

Author : Pete Ramey
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Guide on how to care for the hoofs of your horses.

Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies

Author : Audrey Pavia
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Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!