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Anglo-Norman Austria Average Number begat Blaze begat Fireaway begat Flying Childers blood bred breed of horses class carriage horses class harness horses coaches Committee on Horses Continental buyer DARLEY ARABIAN Imported demand for harness descended difﬁcult distinct breeds Duke of Newcastle England exer exports ﬁfteen ﬁgures ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁrm ﬁrst ﬁt foaled foreign buyers Four or ﬁve France French gallop gelding Godolphin Arabian H. R. Phillips Hackney Horse Society Hackney sires Hackney stallion Hanover Square Hanoverian high-class carriage horses Horse Breeding Horse Society—Secretary horses for harness Horses in 1873 Hungary hunter inﬂuence Lancashire hound London dealers Lords mares match pairs mating merits MODERN HACKNEY Norfolk Hackney Normandy number of horses pedigree Pony Prickwillow proﬁt purchased qualiﬁcations Ramsdale’s reﬂecting road horses roadster breeding stock SADDLE-HORSES Secretary Shales shape and action signiﬁcance speed success sufﬁcient tion trade trot upstanding carriage horses valuable harness horses Yorkshire
Page 34 - The qualifications for a hunter are not of the same description. With a hunter men put up with a good deal. A horse that will jump is called a hunter, and people manage to find horses in that way ; but for a harness horse you want a certain amount of power and shape to fill the eye and they are very difficult to get.
Page 16 - English dealers who make a speciality of horses for harness and general road use go abroad in search of the animals they require, knowing perfectly well that upstanding carriage horses, possessed of shape and action, are to be found in the breeding centres of the Continent.
Page 14 - Hackney sires are used to procure Artillery horses, because " they do not want to canter, and they improve the courage of the native mares.
Page 40 - With scarcely an exception, the hackney sires of to-day descend in the direct line from the most beautiful of the three great ' foundation ' sires — the Darley Arabian. The Darley Arabian begat Flying Childers (the fastest racehorse of his day), Flying Childers begat Blaze, and Blaze begat the original Shales, from...
Page 17 - It is a matter of common knowledge that the cream-coloured or pale dun horses used in Her Majesty's carriage on State occasions are Hanoverians or of Hanoverian descent...