A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses, With the Substance of the Lectures at the Round House, and Additional Chapters on Horsemanship and Hunting, for the Young and Timid [Illustrated]

A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses, With the Substance of the Lectures at the Round House, and Additional Chapters on Horsemanship and Hunting, for the Young and Timid [Illustrated]

by J. S. Rarey
     
 
This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I.
Mr. Rarey's pamphlet first published in Ohio. — Experience of old system. — Compiled and invented new. — Tying up the fore-leg known many years ago, see Stamford Almanack. —

Overview

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I.
Mr. Rarey's pamphlet first published in Ohio. — Experience of old system. — Compiled and invented new. — Tying up the fore-leg known many years ago, see Stamford Almanack. — Forgotten and not valued. — Reference to Captain Nolan's and Colonel Greenwood's works on horsemanship.
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CHAPTER IX.
On bits. — The snaffle. — The use of the curb. — The Pelham. — The Hanoverian bit described. — Martingales. — The gentleman's saddle to be large enough. — Spurs. — Not to be too sharp. — The Somerset saddle for the timid and aged. — The Nolan saddle without flaps. — Ladies' saddle described. — Advantages of the hunting-horn crutch. — Ladies' stirrup. — Ladies' dress. — Hints on. — Habit. — Boots. — Whips. — Hunting-whips. — Use of the lash. — Gentleman's riding costume. — Hunting dress. — Poole, the great authority. — Advantage of cap over hat in hunting. — Boot-tops and Napoleons. — Quotation from Warburton's ballads
CHAPTER X.
Advantage of hunting. — Libels on. — Great men who have hunted. — Popular notion unlike reality. — Dick Christian and the Marquis of Hastings. — Fallacy of "lifting" a horse refuted. — Hints on riding at fences. — Harriers discussed. — Stag-hunting a necessity and use where time an object. — Hints for novices. — "Tally-ho!" expounded. — To feed a horse after a hard ride. — Expenses of horse-keep. — Song by Squire Warburton, "A word ere we start"
CHAPTER XI.
The Fitzwilliam. — Brocklesby. — A day on the Wolds. — Brighton harriers. — Prince Albert's harriers
CHAPTER XII.
Hunting Terms
CHAPTER XIII.
The origin of Fox-hunting
CHAPTER XIV.
The wild ponies of Exmoor
POSTSCRIPT

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013793897
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
12/27/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
620 KB

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