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" ... 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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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