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NEW METHOD

OF

HORSEMANSHIP

INCLUDING THE

BREAKING AND TRAINING OF HORSES,

WITH
INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING A GOOD SEAT.
ILLUSTRATED.

By F. BAUCHER.

Translated from the Ninth Paris Edition.

NEW YORK:
ALBERT COGSWELL, PUBLISHER,
No. 139 Eighth Street.

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TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE.

The 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:

"However 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..................

 

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