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The anatomy and physiology of the horse's foot is reviewed, and shoeing is discussed in general. The indications for the use of a barred shoe are quoted as contracted foot, flat foot, low heels, contracted heels, 'hoof-bound', overgrowth of the heel, corns or sand cracks, and these conditions are...

Budin, M.
Contribution a l'etude de la ferrure pathologique du cheval de selle. Le fer a planche et ses derives., 1973, pp 77pp.