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The points of the horse: a familiar treatise on equine conformation,

Author: M Horace Hayes
Publisher: London, W. Thacker, 1893.
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Hayes, M. Horace (Matthew Horace), 1842-1904.
Points of the horse.
London, W. Thacker, 1893
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Horace Hayes
OCLC Number: 1594483
Description: xxviii, 379 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates 21 cm
Contents: Chapter I, First principles of conformation --
Chapter II, Structures of the body --
Chapter III, Names and external parts and definitions --
Chapter IV, Sketch of the anatomy of the horse --
Chapter V, Mechanism of breathing --
Chapter VI, Distribution of weight in the horses body --
Chapter VII, Levers --
Chapter VIII, Mechanism of equine locomotion --
Chapter IX, Mechanism of draught --
Chapter X, Attitudes of the horse --
Chapter XII, Faces of the horse --
Chapter XIII, Leaping --
Chapter XIV, Notation of the faces of the horse --
Chapter XV, Comparative shape of horses --
Chapter XVI, Head and neck --
Chapter XVII, The trunk --
Chapter XVIII, The fore limb --
Chapter XIX, The hind limb --
Chapter XX, Skin, colour and hair --
Chapter XXI, Action, handiness and cleverness --
Chapter XXII, Condition and good looks --
Chapter XXIII, Weight-carrying and staying power --
Chapter XXIV, Blood, symmetry, and compensations --
Chapter XXV, Special points of various classes --
Chapter XXVI, Remarks on various breeds of horses --
Chapter XXVII, Examination of our photographs of horses --
Chapter XXVIII, Wild horses --
Chapter XXIX, Asses --
Chapter XXX, Evolution of the horse --
Chapter XXXI, Photographing horses --
Chapter XXXII, Proportions of the horse --
Chapter XXXIII, The painter's horse --
Index --
Responsibility: by M. Horace Hayes. Illustrated by 77 reproductions of photographs, and 205 drawings, chiefly by J.H. Oswald Brown.


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