The Trotting and the Pacing Horse in America (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1904 - Horse-racing - 369 pages
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Page 292 - When an animal meets these requirements and is duly registered it shall be accepted as a standard-bred trotter: 1. The progeny of a registered standard trotting horse and a registered standard trotting mare. 2. A stallion sired by a registered standard trotting horse, provided his dam and grandam were sired by registered standard trotting horses, and he himself has a trotting record of 2:30 and is the sire of three trotters with records of 2:30, from different mares.
Page 293 - A stallion sired by a registered standard trotting horse, provided his dam and grandam were sired by registered standard trotting horses, and he himself has a trotting record of 2:30 and is the sire of three trotters with records of 2:30, from different mares. " 3. A mare whose sire is a registered standard trotting horse...
Page 290 - Sixth. — The progeny of a standard horse when out of a standard mare. " Seventh. — The progeny of a standard horse out of a mare by a standard horse. " Eighth. — The progeny of a standard horse when out of a mare whose dam is a standard mare. "Ninth. — Any mare that has a record of 2.40 or better; and whose sire or dam, grandsire or grandam, is a standard animal.
Page 293 - ... 2. — A stallion sired by a registered standard pacing horse, provided his dam and grandam were sired by registered standard pacing horses, and he himself has a pacing record ot 2:25, and is the sire of three pacers with records of 2:25, from different mares.
Page 104 - His nostrils were very large, the muzzle small, and the lips close and firm. His back and legs were perhaps his most noticeable points. The former was very short, the shoulder blades and hip bones being very long and oblique, and the loins exceedingly broad and muscular.
Page 105 - In trotting his gait was slow and smooth, and his step short and nervous; he was not what in these days would be called fast, and we think it doubtful whether he could trot a mile much, if any, within four minutes, though it is claimed by many that he could trot it in three. Although he raised his feet but little, he never stumbled. His proud, bold, and fearless style of movement, and his vigorous untiring action, have perhaps never been surpassed.
Page 105 - ... itself at every step. His hair was short, and at almost all seasons soft and glossy. He had a little long hair about the fetlocks, and for two or three inches above the fetlock, on the back side of the legs ; the rest of his limbs were entirely free from it.
Page 290 - FIFTH. — Any mare that has produced an animal with a record of 2:30 or better. SIXTH. — The progeny of a standard horse when out of a standard mare. SEVENTH. —The progeny of a standard horse out of a mare by a standard horse. EIGHTH. — The progeny of a standard horse when out of a mare whose dam is a standard mare. NINTH. — Any mare that has a record of 2:40 or better, and whose sire or dam. grandsire or grandam is a standard animal.
Page 106 - ... he could trot a mile much if any within four minutes, though it is claimed by many that he could trot it in three. Although he raised his feet but little, he never stumbled. His proud, bold and fearless style of movement, and his vigorous, untiring action, have, perhaps, never been surpassed. When a rider was on him, he was obedient to the slightest motion of the rein, would walk backwards rapidly under a gentle pressure of the bit, and moved side-ways almost as willingly as he moved forward...
Page 290 - In order to define what constitutes a trotting-bred horse, and to establish a BREED of trotters on a more intelligent basis, the following rules are adopted to control admission to the records of pedigrees. When an animal meets the requirements of admission and is duly registered, it shall be accepted as a standard trotting-bred animal.

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