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Farriery : the whole horse concept - the enigmas of hoof balance made clear/ David W. Gill

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This hardback book is in very good condition. There is a 1 cm tear at the back base of the spine and slight scuffing nearby, but otherwise the cover has only light general wear and is in very good condition. There is an inscription inked on the free front end paper, but otherwise internally the pages are in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked.

This book has been written to appeal to all relevant audiences, i.e. in the tack-room, the forge and the surgery. It is easy to read and understand and above all, the book is informative and thought provoking. The gulf of understanding between owner, farrier and veterinary surgeon is bridged, by bringing together all interested parties to share a common pool of knowledge and understanding of natural biomechanics, technique and systems practiced. This book is essential reading for those who are looking to expand their knowledge and for those who seek a more philosophical approach to this ancient craft. It starts as a journey of inquiry, reviewing the past and examining the present, objectively introducing to the reader the wider perspective of farriery: not just about "shoes on horses" but as a benign manipulative therapy, which forms an integral part of the whole horse concept.

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Author(s):
David W. Gill
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
18 x 24 x 2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1904761550
ISBN-13:
9781904761556
Number of pages:
146
Publisher:
Nottingham University Press (2007)
Title:
Farriery : the whole horse concept

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This hardback book is in very good condition. There is a 1 cm tear at the back base of the spine and slight scuffing nearby, but otherwise the cover has only light general wear and is in very good condition. There is an inscription inked on the free front end paper, but otherwise internally the pages are in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked.

This book has been written to appeal to all relevant audiences, i.e. in the tack-room, the forge and the surgery. It is easy to read and understand and above all, the book is informative and thought provoking. The gulf of understanding between owner, farrier and veterinary surgeon is bridged, by bringing together all interested parties to share a common pool of knowledge and understanding of natural biomechanics, technique and systems practiced. This book is essential reading for those who are looking to expand their knowledge and for those who seek a more philosophical approach to this ancient craft. It starts as a journey of inquiry, reviewing the past and examining the present, objectively introducing to the reader the wider perspective of farriery: not just about "shoes on horses" but as a benign manipulative therapy, which forms an integral part of the whole horse concept.

Author(s):
David W. Gill
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
18 x 24 x 2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1904761550
ISBN-13:
9781904761556
Number of pages:
146
Publisher:
Nottingham University Press (2007)
Title:
Farriery : the whole horse concept

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