BREAKING AND TRAINING OF
OBTAINING A GOOD SEAT.
Translated from the Ninth
ALBERT COGSWELL, PUBLISHER,
No. 139 Eighth Street.
author's introduction to his "Method of Horsemanship" is
omitted in this edition, because containing much that
would be uninteresting to the American reader. It
mentions the great difficulties he had in attracting the
attention of the public to his system, and the complete
success with which it was crowned when once this
attention was attracted. One paragraph from it, which
contains the principle upon which his whole method is
founded, is here given:
favored by nature the horse may be, he requires a
preparatory exercise to enable his forces to afford each
other mutual assistance; without this everything becomes
mechanical and hazardous, as well on his part as on that
of the rider..................