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Lameness: Recognizing and Treating the Horse's Most Common Ailment

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Lameness, one of the most common and most troublesome of all equine ailments, remains the primary reason why horses are unable to fulfill their potential and their riders' and trainers' expectations. More preparation time is lost, more competitions are missed, and more careers are prematurely ended because of lameness than any other condition.

This book analyzes the causes,
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Paperback, 1048 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Lyons Press
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Rachelckelly
This is a wonderfully dense and thorough text which should hold a permanent place in every stable office and on the desks of pre-vet students everywhere. Nothing, however, will replace the practical knowledge of seeing the smorgasbord of lamenesses in ill moving horses through years of watching, and additionally it should never replace a veterinarian's confirmation at the diagnostic stage. ...more
Jesse Riccio
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throughout this book i was appalled at the horrible shoeing shown in the books. A big part of hoof issues is diet or conformation, 2 of which i felt were overlooked.
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