Offering the combined wisdom of leading experts presented in EQUUS magazine over the years, this book tells you what you need to know about normal as well as troubled equine hooves.
Healthy Hooves covers the basics of hoof structure, growth and health, as well as the principles of biomechanics and balance. In addition, you'll learn how to recognize specific hoof problems, including bruises, abscesses, cracks and wounds, and take action to resolve them.
This handy reference guide not only provides in-depth information about hoof problems and conditions, but also offers simple but effective techniques for maintaining the health and condition of your horse's hooves. Learn to detect a wide range of hoof problem, abscesses, cracks, bruises and wounds, and take the right steps to resolve them as quickly and effectively as possible.