This is a detailed handbook on horseshoeing, with a specific focus on the various diseases and ailments common to horse's feet. A profusely-illustrated volume that contains a wealth of timeless, practical information related, "Russell on Scientific Horseshoeing for the Different Diseases of the Foot with Illustrations" will be of utility to modern horse owners and farriers alike, and it is not to be missed by the discerning collector of such literature. Contents include: "Anatomy", "The Practice of Shoeing", "Shoeing of Different Kinds of Horses", "Diseases of the Foot", "Forging, Speedy Cutting, etc.", "Gaiting and Balancing the Action of Horses", "The Mule", "Shoes used for Specific Purposes", "Observation on the Training and Responsibilities of Farriers", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. 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.