Hints on horsemanship, to a nephew and niece; or, Common sense and common errors in common riding, by an officer of the Household brigade of cavalry [G. Greenwood.]. By G. Greenwood
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Hints on Horsemanship, to a Nephew and Niece; Or, Common Sense and Common ...
Visualização integral - 1861
Hints on Horsemanship, to a Nephew and Niece or, Common Sense and Common ...
Pré-visualização limitada - 2019
Hints on horsemanship, to a nephew and niece; or, Common sense and common ...
Visualização de excertos - 1839
2nd Life Guards 7.—SIDE CLUTCH Arab bars bearing bearing-rein breeds bridle buckles canter carrot cavalry chair CHAPTER CHARLES LAMB cloth COLERIDGE'S colt colt-breaker common bit common error common riding cross croupe defence dismount Edition EDWARD MOXON Elgin Marbles English enters the hand feet foolscap 8vo foot force foreign fulcrum fourth finger gallop girths give ground handling the reins head-stall HISTORY OF EGYPT holding and handling horse's head horse's mouth horseman hunting indications jerk jockey keep lady leap left hand left rein legs length loose manege martingale mode mount movement muscular obey pace pass POEMS porte prevent pull pummel quits the hand rein back restive horse rider right hand right rein roller saddle seat second finger short rein shortening the reins side side-saddle slip snaffle stall stirrup stirrup-iron stirrup-leather strap supple surcingle THOMAS HOOD thumb tongue turn urging Vignette volume weight whip WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
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