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HINTS ON HORSEMANSHIP,
TO
A Nephew and Niece;
OR,
COMMON SENSE AND COMMON ERRORS IN
COMMON RIDING.

BY

COLONEL GEORGE GREENWOOD,
Late Lieut.-Col. commanding 2nd Life Guards.

NEW EDITION.

LONDON:
EDWARD MOXON & CO., DOVER STREET.

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When you wish to turn to the right pull the right rein stronger than the left. This is common sense. The common error is precisely the reverse. The common error is, when you wish to turn to the right to pass the hand to the right. By this the right rein is slackened, and the left rein is tightened, across the horse’s neck, and the horse is required to turn to the right when the left rein is pulled. It is to correct this common error, this monstrous and perpetual source of bad riding and of bad usage to good animals, that these pages are written...................

 

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