Balancing And Shoeing Trotting And Prancing Horses eBook
de Wm. J. Moore
This is a comprehensive handbook for farriers, with a special focus on shoeing "trotting" and "pacing" horses. A timeless guide full of step-by-step instructions and handy tips, this volume will be of utility to modern equestrians and those with a practical interest in farriery. Contents include: "Foals", "Preparing the Foot", "A Trotter Inclined to Single-foot Pace", "Causes of Rough Colt", "Shin-hitting in Front", "To Prevent Winging-in", "Shin-Hitting Behind", "Knee and Arm Hitting", "Shoeing a Knee-knocker", "A Bad Hitter", "A Hitting Pacer", "Elbow Hitting", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on maintaining and caring for horses. This book was first published in 1916.