Here for experts, beginners, and do-it-yourself horse owners is all the information necessary to the modern farrier’s art of horseshoeing. In this second edition Robert Wiseman describes and illustrates not only basic shoeing techniques but also special shoeing procedures for the American Saddlebred, Quarter Horse, draft horse, parade horse, and race horse, among others. Hoof diseases and defects that cause lameness and sometimes complete disability are clearly defined, with instructions for the corrective shoeing methods necessary to each ailment. A specialized section on metalwork and handmade shoes will appeal to the devotee.
A horseshoeing guide for owners and farriers. The easy-to-read text, illustrations, and photographs show step-by-step how to trim and shoe a horse for a variety of uses. Special attention is paid to corrective shoeing techniques for horses with various foot and leg problems.
The Complete Guide to Blacksmithing Horseshoeing Carriage and Wagon Building and Painting Based on the Text Book on Horseshoeing
This vintage book contains a complete guide to blacksmithing, with information on and instructions for the correct use of tools and equipment, horseshoeing, carriage and wagon building, and much more. With detailed illustrations and simple directions, this volume will be of considerable utility to novice metalworkers and farriers, and would make for a useful addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "The Forge-Forge and Blast, Spring Bellows, Care of Bellows, The Anvil, The Hammer, Other Tools", "Operations in Forging-The Fire, Flux, Degrees of Heat, Drawing Down, Set-off, Jumping or Up-setting, Shutting Together, Hardening Steel, Case-Hardening", "Horseshoeing-The Anatomy of the Horse's Foot-The Hoof in General, The Wall, The Sole, The White Line", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on metalworking.
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This is the nineteenth volume of the 'Clydesdale Stud-Book', issued in 1897. This text will be of much value to those with a keen interest in 'The Clydesdale Horse Society', and to collectors of such antiquarian literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Preface', 'Additional Produce', 'Mares with Produce Nos. 12698-12997', 'Stallions Nos. 10148-10301', 'Corrections and Changes in Ownership', 'District Stallions', 'Premium Winners', 'Obituary', 'Roll of Members', 'Breeders and Owners', 'Mares', and 'Horses'. This text was originally published in 1897, and is proudly republished now complete with a new introduction on horse breeding and anatomy.
A comprehensive guide to careers in the industry. Includes tips from experts, personal inventory check lists, resume suggestions, educational requirements and options, job responsibilities, background and training prerequisites, income expectations and ranges, and an abundance of resources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.