The Barefoot Horse – An introduction to Barefoot Hoof Care and Hoof Boots Book – By Lucy Nicholas
A must have for anyone new to barefoot, or wanting to learn more about hoof boots, their use and common problems and how to solve them. 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.Lucy has owned and ridden horses all her life and is an accomplished rider. She is a recognised expert on barefoot hoof care, natural horse management techniques and bitting for all disciplines.
A must read for all horse lovers!