The farrier's and horseman's dictionary: being a compleat system of horsemanship. Containing I. Directions for the knowledge of horses, ... VIII. An explanation of all those terms of art, either in the medicinal or chirurgical practice of farriers, &c. ... By N. B. Philippos

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printed for J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, J. Pemberton, C. Rivington [and 4 others in London], 1726 - 454 pages

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"N. B. Φιλιππος" is a pseudonym (Φιλιππος, or Philippos, means "lover of horses
"). His book, The Farrier's and Horseman's Dictionary, Being a Compleat System of Horsemanship, was published in London in 1726. According to the Preface to Thomas Wallis' own The Farrier's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary (1759), "A book appeared upon the same plan, between thirty and forty years ago, intitled the Farrier's and Horseman's Dictionary. The compiler of this work did not make the utmost advantage of such helps as might be had, even at the time he wrote: since which, however, the art of farriery in particular has been greatly improved" (iv). In The Early History of Veterinary Literature and its British Development (Frederick Smith, 1933), the anonymous writer "does not appear to have had the most elementary knowledge of the subject; he even reproduces Bradley's nonsense about the "cordes" and "cold" in the head!" (vol. 2, p. 23). 

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Page 190 - FALCADE ; a horfe makes falcades when he throws himfelf upon his haunches two or three times, as in very quick corvets ; which is done in forming a flop', and half ftop.
Page 103 - ... they divide, and open into two half ranks, the one wheeling to the right, the other to the left, along the wings of the body, to the rear. Every rank obferves the fame order of firing ; and turning or wheeling from the front to rear, is called a caracol.
Page 144 - The liberty of the aftion and feat of a horfeman ; fo that in all the motions made by the horfe, he does not incline his body more to one fide than to the other, but continues in the middle of the faddie, rearing equally on his Ilirrups, in order to give the horfe the proper and feafonable aids.
Page 51 - Thefe bars fhould be (harp-ridged, and lean ; fince all the fubje&ion a horfe fuffers, proceeds from thofe parts; for if they have not thefe qualities, they will be very little or not at all fenfible, fo that the horfe can never have a good mouth : for if they be flat, round, and infenfible, the...
Page 50 - ... on each fide of the mouth : fo that that part of the gum which lies under, and at the fide of the bars, retains the name of gum. The bars are that part of the mouth upon which the bitt...
Page 50 - BANQUET, is that fmall part of the branch of the bridle that is under the eye, which being rounded like a fmall rod, gathers and joins the extremities of the...
Page 51 - Lob bereits geschmälert: He is as Fine a Horse as can be, but somewhat Slender, and a little Lady-like; and is so Lazy and Negligent in his Walk, as he will Stumble over a Bowling-Green; he Trots like a Cow, and Gallops Low ", and no Action in any of those Actions; But commonly he is Sinewy, and Nervous, and hath a clean Strength, is excellently Winded, and good at Length, to Endure great Travel. (36., p. 53...
Page 56 - HORSE, is that part underneath the lower mandible on the outfide, and above the chin, which bears the curb of the bridle.
Page 206 - QUARTER, is when the hoof has a kind of cleft occafioned by a horfe's carting his quarter, and getting a new one, for then the horn beginning to grow, is uneven and ugly, as alfo bigger and...
Page 242 - ... and in this order muft the horfe continue to go on. To gallop falfe, to difunite, to drag the haunches, to change feet, to go or run upon falfe feet, to gallop upon the falfe foot, is, when the galloper having led with one of the fore legs, whether right or left, does not continue to make that leg always fet out firft, nor to make the hind leg of a fide with the leading leg, to move before it's oppofite hind leg ; that is to fay, the orderly going is interrupted.

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