Productive Horse Husbandry (Google eBook)

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J.B. Lippincott Company, 1914 - Horses - 331 pages
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Page 148 - Pasterns (Long, oblique — 50 degrees — smooth, strong) 2 37. Feet (Large, round — slightly less than in front — uniform, straight, slope of wall parallel to slope of pastern, sole concave, bars strong, frog large and elastic, heels wide, full, one-third height of toe, horn dense, smooth, dark color) ... 4 38. Legs (Direction viewed from the rear, a perpendicular line dropped from the point of the buttock should divide the leg and foot into lateral halves; viewed from the side, this same line...
Page 121 - 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 121 - 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 146 - ... 20. Legs — -direction viewed from in front, a perpendicular line dropped from the point of the shoulder should divide the leg and foot into two lateral halves. Viewed from the side, a perpendicular line dropped from the tuberosity of the scapula should pass through the centre of the elbow-joint and meet the ground at the centre of the foot 4 Body.— 11.
Page 210 - s desire is conveyed to the mind of the horse through the medium of hands, reins, bit, and mouth, no progress can be made, and none should be attempted, until this means of communication has been established. Importance of a good mouth. No...
Page 121 - Is the dam of one trotter with a record of 2.30. 4— A mare sired by a registered stai.0u.rd trotting horse, provided she is the dam of two trotters with records of 2.30. 5— A mare sired by a registered standard trotting horse, provided her first, second and third dams are each sired by a registered standard trotting horse.
Page 121 - ... 3. A mare whose sire is a registered standard pacing horse, and whose dam and grandam were sired by registered standard pacing horses, provided she herself has a pacing record of 2.25, or is the dam of one pacer with a record of 2.25.
Page 122 - ... 4. A mare sired by a registered standard pacing horse, provided she is the dam of two pacers with records of 2.25. "5. A mare sired by a registered standard pacing horse, provided her first, second, and third dams are each sired by a registered standard pacing horse. " 6. The progeny of a registered standard trotting horse...
Page 147 - CENT 1. Height 2. Weight 3. Form (Close but not full made, deep but not broad, symmetrical) 4 4. Quality (Bone clean, dense, fine, yet indicating substance, tendons and joints sharply defined, hide and hair fine; general refinement, finish) 4 5. Temperament (Active, disposition good, intelligent) 4 HEAD AND NECK— 8 PER CENT 6.
Page 128 - John Dillard by Indian Chief (Canadian). " Tom Hal (imported from Canada). "Cabell's Lexington by Gist's Black Hawk (Morgan). " Coleman's Eureka (thoroughbred and Morgan). " Van Meter's Waxy (thoroughbred). " Stump-the-Dealer (thoroughbred). " Peter's Halcorn. " Davy Crockett. " Pat Cleburne [by Benton's gray Diomed].

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