Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 6 of 6 on ... as he can. Horses may be whipped till they become callous to whipping, and therefore....  
" ... as he can. Horses may be whipped till they become callous to whipping, and therefore slow; and in the condition in which coach-horses are now kept, a pound of Nottingham whip-cord will last a good coachman his lifetime. The very act of throwing the... "
Harness: As it Has Been, as it Is, and as it Should be - Page 82
by John Philipson, Septimus Berdmore - 1882 - 80 pages
Full view - About this book

Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 19

Sports - 1827
...good coach man his life-time. The very act of throwing the point of the thong over leaders'-heads, or letting it fall on their backs, as a fisherman throws his fly upon the stream, will set half the coach126 127 herses in England, in these dayf, into a gallop. One more caution, I find, I have overlooked...
Full view - About this book

British manly exercises: in which rowing and sailing are now first described ...

Donald Walker - Athletics - 1835 - 298 pages
...last a good coachman his lifetime. The very act of throwing the point of the thong over the leaders' heads, or letting it fall on their backs, as a fisherman...throws his fly upon the stream, will set half the coach-horses in England, in these days, into a gallop. THOROUGHFARES, PASSING, ETC. The driver should...
Full view - About this book

Walker's Manly exercises. Revised by 'Craven'.

Donald Walker, John William Carleton - 1840
...last a good coachman his lifetime. The very act of throwing the point of the thong over the leaders' heads, or letting it fall on their backs, as a fisherman...throws his fly upon the stream, will set half the coach-horses in England, in these days, into a gallop. THOROUGHFARES, PASSING, &C. The driver should...
Full view - About this book

Manly exercises: containing rowing, sailing, riding, driving, racing ...

Donald Walker, John William Carleton - Athletics - 1856 - 323 pages
...last a good coachman his lifetime. The very act of throwing the point of the thong over the leaders' heads, or letting it fall on their backs, as a fisherman...upon the stream, will set half the coach horses in England, in these days, into a gallop. THOROUGHFARES, PASSING, &C. The driver should avoid passing...
Full view - About this book

Annals of the Road: Or, Notes on Mail and Stage Coaching in Great Britain

Harold Esdaile Malet, Nimrod - Coaching - 1876 - 403 pages
...good coachman his life-time. The very act of throwing the point of the thong over the leaders' head or letting it fall on their backs, as a fisherman...upon the stream, will set half the coach horses in England, in these days, into a gallop. One more caution, I find, I have overlooked : A free leader...
Full view - About this book

Harness: as it Has Been, as it Is, and as it Should be: With Remarks on ...

John Philipson, Nimshivich (pseud.) - Harnesses - 1882 - 80 pages
...off-side reins until the wheelers are uncoupled, and the leaders taken from the bars. IX. USE OP THE WHIP. Having learned, be careful not to overdo...should not be hit while making a short turn, or he mav break his bar or the pole hook. Neither should leaders be hit when going over a bridge which is...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF