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A Philosophical and Practical Treatise on Horses and on the Moral ..., Volum 1
Visualització completa - 1802
A Philosophical and Practical Treatise on Horses: And on the Moral ..., Volum 1
Visualització completa - 1796
A Philosophical and Practical Treatise on Horses and on the Moral ..., Volum 2
Visualització de fragments - 1802
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Pàgina 247 - But beware that in difmounting, you bend not your right knee, left the horfe fliould be touched by the fpur. Grafp the reins with your hand, putting your little finger between them. Your hand muft be perpendicular, your thumb uppermoft upon the bridle. " Suffer him not to finger the reins (the groom, in holding the horfe) but only to meddle with that part of the headftall, which...
Pàgina 258 - If he has been lately from grafs, or draw-yard, or has been kept within, upon the faving plan of abridging his food in proportion to his work (a favourite meafure with fome people) he will receive damage from a long journey, however good he may be in nature : in fuch cafe, from thirty, to five-and-forty miles, is a fufficient day's work.
Pàgina 251 - ... next ftage, fall into a flow trot, bend their necks, foam at the mouth, refufe to bear an ounce upon the bit, and keep perpetually upon the curvet, as if they longed to be upon the parade. Whenever this happens, the beft way of concluding...
Pàgina 240 - The modern feat on horfe-back, and it feems to have owed its eftablifhmeut to reafon, confirmed by experience, is, to fet naturally and eafily upright upon your faddle, as you would in your chair ; your knees about as much bent, and turned inward, your toes fomewhat out, and upward, your leg falling nearly ftraight, and...
Pàgina 250 - There is a circumfpection to be adopted advantageoufly by the tinfkilful, which will, at firft, give them the femblance, afterwards the reality, of good riding. The method of taking a rein in each hand, occafionally (much in ufe of late years) gives the rider great command over the mouth, neck, and fore-quarters of a horfe.
Pàgina 10 - He had read Dee's prefaces before, The Devil and Euclid, o'er and o'er.
Pàgina 233 - I have already given divers hints on this part of the fubject, and once more repeat my advice of teaching the colt a good canter. If it fhould be held proper to learn him to leap the bar...
Pàgina 101 - ... be fmall and fine ; noftrils capacious ; lips thin ; mouth of fufficient depth, and the tongue not too large ; the jaw-bones wide at top, where they join the neck ; the head not abruptly affixed to the extremity of the neck, but with a moderate curve and tapering of the latter. The NECK muft be of moderate, not too great length, nor too thick and grofs on the upper part, nor too large and deep, but rifing from the withers or forehand, and afterwards declining and tapering at the extremity, it...