"A Handbook of Horse-Shoeing" is a detailed guide to horseshoeing, with chapters on history, anatomy, determining common ailments, curing them, treating them, prevention, etc. With wonderful illustrations and a wealth of timeless, practical information, this is a volume that will be of considerable utility to modern horse owners. Contents include: "The Structure and Functions of the Foot", "The Structure of the Foot", "General Remarks on the Horses Foot", "The Bones of the Foot", "The Lower end of the Great Metacarpus", "The Suffraginis bone of First Phalanx", "The Pedal Bone of Third Phalanx", "The Navicular Bone", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on maintaining and caring for horses.