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With the aid of over 1000 high-tech photographs, internationally renowned farrier Rob van Nassau looks at every aspect of hoof care, and describes in detail more than fifty common foot problems. The book uses a highly-effective overlay technique to superimpose bones, tendons and ligaments over photographs. This is especially effective in the anatomy section, where the technique is helpful to show the change in structures during phases of the stride. (click here to read more)
This is the first book to truly focus on grazing stance, shoulder angle, chest width, back pain, "handedness", crookedness, etc. and their effect on horses with mismatched feet and/or limb deformities and gait asymmetries. I think it is the most in-depth treatise on imbalance in the modern horse that has been written. Again and again, the author returns to the hoof as the dynamic structure that is the victim of weightbearing, and how to recognize problems. (click here to read more)
THIS BOOK IS NOW SOLD OUT AND OUT OF PRINT. A new edition will hopefully be available in 2011 or 2012. Hoofcare Publishing will have details when they are available. Watch this space!
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This is an extremely user-friendly experience designed to increase the user's familiarity with anatomical structures and also to allow examination of all surfaces of bones, all regions of blood supply, and the relations of anatomical structures to the complete foot. Click here for more details!
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