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" ... larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act at greater mechanical advantage. A slanting direction of the shoulder gives, also, much mechanical advantage, as well as an easy and pleasant action, and a greater degree of... "
Youatt on the Structure and the Diseases of the Horse ...: Brought Down by W ... - Page 150
1865 - 465 pages
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The Horse: With a Treatise of Draught and a Copious Index

William Youatt - Horses - 1831 - 472 pages
...the twelfth or thirteenth, which becomes level with the bones of the loins. High withers have been always, in the mind of the judge of the horse, associated...withers, these muscles act with greater advantage. The rising of the fore parts of the horse, even inthe trot, and more especially in the gallop, depends...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 56

1868
...high in every horee, except, perhaps, that of heavy draught, and it does not harm him, for there is larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act at greater mechanical advantage. A slanting direction of the shoulder gives also much mechanical...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...high in every horse, except, perhaps, that of heavy draught, and it does not harm him, for there is larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act at greater mechanical advantage. A slanting direction of the shoulder gives also much mechanical...
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Knight's Store of Knowledge for All Readers: Being a Collection of Treatises ...

Charles Knight - 1841 - 424 pages
...high in every horse, except perhaps that of heavy draught, and it does not harm him, for then- is a larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act at greater mechanical advantage. A slanting direction of the shoulder gives also much mechanical...
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The Farmer's Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Technical Terms Recently ...

Daniel Pereira Gardner - Agriculture - 1846 - 876 pages
...high in every horse, except, perhaps, that of heavy draught, and it does not harm him, for there is larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act at greater mechanical advantage. A slanting direction of the shoulder gives, also, much mechanical...
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On the structure and the diseases of the horse, with their remedies: also ...

William Youatt - 1851 - 483 pages
...shoulder, form the elevated ridge called the withers. (See Figs. 1 and 26.) High withers have been always, in the mind of the judge of the horse, associated...advantage. And as the rising of the fore-parts depends not only upon the muscles of the legs and shoulders, but on certain, ones connecting the loins and...
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The horse

William Youatt - 1853
...the twelfth or thirteenth, which becomes level with the bones of the loins. High withers have been always, in the mind of the judge of the horse, associated...good action, and generally with speed. The reason ia plain enough: — they afford larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back ; and...
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The horse; its history, management, and treatment. Repr. with additions from ...

William Youatt - 1853
...high in every horse, except perhaps that of heavy draught, and it does not harm him, for there is a larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act at greater mechanical advantage. A slanting direction of the shoulder gives also much mechanical...
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The Dictionary of the Farm

William Lewis Rham - Agriculture - 1855 - 498 pages
...somewhat high in every horse, except perhaps that of heavy draught, and it does not harm him, for there is larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act at greater mechanical advantage. A slanting direction of the shoulder gives also much mechanical...
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The Horse

William Youatt - Horses - 1855 - 228 pages
...high in every horse, except perhaps that of heavy draught, and it does not harm him, for there is a larger surface for the attachment of the muscles of the back, and they act with greater mechanical advantage. The chest is the first point to be looked at, both in point...
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