Horse-taming - Horsemanship - Hunting: A New Illustrated Edition of J.S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses, with the Substance of the Lectures at the Round House, and Additional Chapters on Horsemanship and Hunting, for the Young and Timid

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Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1859 - 248 oldal
 

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71. oldal - Place the other end under the before-described surcingle, so as to keep the strap in the right direction ; take a short hold of it with your right hand ; stand on the left side of the horse, grasp the bit in your left hand, pull steadily on the strap with your right ; bear against his shoulder till you cause him to move. As soon as he lifts his weight, your pulling will raise the other foot, and he will have to come on his knees. Keep the strap tight in your hand, so that he cannot straighten his...

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