The Barefoot Horse: An Introduction To Barefoot Hoof Care And Hoof Boots by Lucy NicholasThe Barefoot Horse: An Introduction To Barefoot Hoof Care And Hoof Boots by Lucy Nicholas

The Barefoot Horse: An Introduction To Barefoot Hoof Care And Hoof Boots

byLucy Nicholas

Paperback | June 1, 2012

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The author, a natural hoof-care exponent, provides straightforward, impartial advice on making the transition from shod to barefoot, and discusses the importance of diet and exercise in the maintenance of healthy hooves. She describes different kinds of trim and offers guidance on choosing a hoof-care professional. Barefoot boots are discussed in detail, along with how to choose and fit them. At least one case study is included with each chapter and there are helpful notes on troubleshooting.
Devon, England-based Lucy Nicholas is co-proprietor of natural hoof-care wholesaler, Trelawne Equine, as well as the UK's fastest growing online equestrian retailer, The Saddlery Shop. Lucy has owned and ridden horses all her life and is an accomplished r
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Title:The Barefoot Horse: An Introduction To Barefoot Hoof Care And Hoof BootsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 9.19 × 7.03 × 0.32 inShipping dimensions:9.19 × 7.03 × 0.32 inPublished:June 1, 2012Publisher:Trafalgar Square BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0851319874

ISBN - 13:9780851319872

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"This relatively thin book is a worthwhile, enjoyable read. The author explains her views about barefoot horses thoroughly and offers excellent advice on how you can make a healthy transition from shoes to barefoot. Bottom line: This is a great guide for going barefoot and then keeping your barefoot horse sound and healthy." —Horse Journal (November 2012)