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Page 34 - ... result it is found that though the first generation from Arabs and English mares, even when the latter are under-bred, is very satisfactory, the further produce is doubtful, requiring great skill in the selection of dams, and recurrence to thoroughbred English or Arab blood is generally quite a failure. We have no means of judging as to the profit and loss of this royal establishment, but its beneficial operation in the welfare of the country is undoubted. At the commencement of the century the...
Page 32 - ... Hun.gary, Russia, Syria, Constantinople, and Egypt for the purchase of horses. At the royal sale at Hampton Court on the death of William IV., he bought the splendid black horse Sultan, said to have been the highest caste Arab ever brought to this country, and which had been presented to that monarch by the Imam of Muscat. In 1857 the King also obtained from the late Prince Consort another Arab that had been similarly presented to the Queen by the Imam. Altogether his Majesty succeeded in procuring...
Page 2 - Many a victory was not followed up because the horses could not be called upon for the further exertion which the Boers were able to get out of their horses.
Page 34 - We have no means of judging as to the "profit and loss of this royal establishment, but its bene"ficial operation in the welfare of the country is undoubted. "At the commencement of the century the cavalry of "Wurtemburgh was supplied chiefly from abroad ; but now "the home resources are all sufficient, and five or six hun"dred high-priced horses are exported annually.
Page 33 - ... grand aqueducts, avenues, and gardens, where he compelled his nobles to dwell ; but a few years after his short reign all culminated in ruin, and his stud was brought to the hammer at Cairo, in 1860. At the time of sale only three hundred and fifty animals were left...
Page 1 - A well bred polo pony is the ideal required for all "mounted troops who carry little on the saddle.