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Understanding the Horse's Feet

By John Stewart

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ISBN: 9781847974761
PUBLISHED: 29/04/2013
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Hardback PPC
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 228 colour photographs & diagrams

Understanding the Horse's Feet sets out to explain the complexity of this subject in terms that the lay person can understand, and help the horse owner to have confidence in discussing foot-related issues with their vet or farrier/trimmer. The perennial problem of laminitis is examined in depth, together with other conditions that commonly affect the horse's foot.

Topics covered include:

  • The structure of the horse's foot
  • Examining horses' feet
  • The function of the hoof and the other foot structures
  • Laminitis
  • Investigating lameness

RRP: £25.00

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Latest Reviews
" Through this book, horse guardians will gain the confidence they need to effectively discuss foot related issues with their veterinarian and hoof professional. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Natural Horse Magazine

" What a delight to read such an open-minded, in-depth, veterinary hoof book. Dr. Stewart's extensive up-to-date research makes this book invaluable to both professional trimmers and barefoot owners/advocates. This book is now on my shelf as an important resource. "
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Reviewed By: The Horse's Hoof

" Not only is this book very easy to read but it is superbly illustrated with 228 colour photographs and diagrams. It really should be on every horse owner's bookshelves. "
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Reviewed By: Equiads

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