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" An assistant stands on the left side, to steady the horse's head, and keep it from rising out of the operator's reach. Sometimes he holds the mouth open, and grooms generally need such aid. The operator seizes the horse's tongue in his left hand, draws... "
The Stable Book: Being a Treatise on the Management of Horses ... With Notes ... - Page 315
by John Stewart (veterinary surgeon.) - 1861
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The Farmer's Magazine

Agriculture - 1839
...out, and to one side, and places his little finger fast upon the under jaw ; with the right hand be carries the ball smartly along the roof of the mouth,...Some grooms are sad bunglers at this operation. Some cannot do it nt all ; manynot withoutthe use of the balling iron, and none of them cando it handsomely...
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The book of the farm

Henry Stephens - 1844
...the roof of the mouth, and leaves it at the root of the tongue ; the mouth is closed, and the head is held, till the ball is seen descending the gullet on the left sideWhen loath to swallow, a little water may be offered, and it will carry the ball before it. A hot,...
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Stable Economy: A Treatise on the Management of Horses, in Relation to ...

John Stewart - 1851 - 378 pages
...open, and grooms generally need such aid. The operator seizes the horse's tongue in his left hand, draws it a little out, and to one side, and places...at all ; many not without the use of a ballingiron, and none of them can do it handsomely by any means. I have seen the tongue severely injured, half torn...
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The Book of the Farm, Volume 1

Henry Stephens - Agriculture - 1852 - 804 pages
...the roof of the mouth, and leaves it at the root of the tongue ; the mouth is closed, and the head is held, till the ball is seen descending the gullet...be offered, and it will carry the ball before it. A hot, troublesome horse should be sent at once to a veterinary surgeon. Instruments should, if possible,...
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The book of the farm: detailing the labors of the farmer, steward ..., Volume 1

Henry Stephens - Technology & Engineering - 1852
...the roof of the month, and leaves it at the root of the tongue ; the mouth is closed and the head is held till the ball is seen descending the gullet on the left side. When loth to swallow, a little water may be offered, and it will carry the ball before it. A hot, troublesome...
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The Stable Book: Being a Treatise on the Management of Horses, in Relation ...

John Stewart - Horses - 1856 - 378 pages
...open, and grooms generally need such aid. The operator seizes the horse's tongue in his left hand, draws it a little out, and to one side, and places...at all ; many not without the use of a ballingiron, .'Jid none of them can do it handsomely by any means. I have seen the tongue severely injured, half...
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Stable Economy: A Treatise on the Management of Horses in Relation to ...

John Stewart (veterinary surgeon.) - 1860
...open, and grooms generally need such aid. The operator seizes the horse's tongue in his left hand, draws it a little out, and to one side, and places...Some grooms are sad bunglers at this operation. Some cannot do it at all ; many not without the use of a balling-iron, and none of them can do it handsomely...
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Purdon's veterinary hand-book. The diseases of horses, cattle, sheep [&c ...

Robert Oliphant Pringle - 1871
...the roof of the mouth, and leaves it at the root of the tongne; the mouth is closed, and the head is held till the ball is seen descending the gullet on...When loath to swallow, a little water may be offered, which will carry the ball before it. Instruments have been constructed for delivering balls, but a...
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The Sportsman

Sports & Recreation
...oui, and to one side, and places his little finger fast upon the under jaw ; with the right hand be carries the ball smartly along the roof of the mouth,...Some grooms are sad bunglers at this operation. Some cannot do it at all ; manynot withoutthe use of the balling iron, and none of them cando it handsomely...
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The Farmer's Magazine

Joseph Rogerson - 1839
...out, and to one side, and places his little ringer fast upon the under jaw; with the right hand be carries the ball smartly along the roof of the mouth,...be offered, and it will carry the ball before it. There is no season in the year at which physic is more necessary than at another. Horses, indeed, are...
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