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Ron Tatum's Confessions of a Horseshoer (Western Life) PDF

By Ron Tatum

ISBN-10: 1574414534

ISBN-13: 9781574414530

Confessions of a Horseshoer deals a detailed and private examine the state of mind of a pro horseshoer (farrier) who additionally occurs to be a school professor. The ebook, an ironic and playful view of the various strange animals (and humans) Ron Tatum has encountered over thirty-seven years, is properly balanced among uncomplicated presentation, self-effacing humor, and frivolously professional knowledge. It captures the day by day lifetime of a just a little cantankerous outdated man, who has angle and robust reviews. in the course of the e-book, Tatum ponders the factors that led him into the it sounds as if opposing worlds of horseshoeing, with its dust, soreness, and threat, and the bookish lifetime of a faculty professor. He tells the reader that it's his desire that writing the e-book can assist him comprehend this obvious paradox among the actual and the psychological. Tatum presents a close description of the horseshoeing method, its historical past, and why horses want sneakers within the first position. The reader will know about the risks of shoeing horses in “Injuries i've got Known,” during which Tatum describes one specific self-inflicted harm that he claims no different horseshoer has ever, or will ever, event. “Eight Week Syndrome” demonstrates the shut, usually healing, dating among the horseshoer and his or her clients. Tatum relates the tale of an previous Wyoming cowboy who might speak with horses, and regularly healing their accidents, lameness, and different actual difficulties after the veterinarians had given up. The humor within the chapters on chickens and rabbits will entertain any reader, in addition to the sections on a number of canines, geese, llamas, goats, flies, and a sexually disoriented pig. Readers of western existence and enthusiasts of horses will locate Confessions of a Horseshoer an informative, quirky, and pleasant paintings packed with humor, perspective, and off-beat insight.

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