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PEMBROKE (Henry Herbert, Earl of). A Method of Breaking Horses, and Teaching Soldiers to Ride, Designed for the Use of the Army.1762

London: Printed by J. Hughs, Second edition, revised, and corrected, with additions, small 8vo, [8], 128pp., 3 folding engraved plates, the large folding plate showing the horses bit is a little creased with several closed tears to folds but is complete, early ownership signatures to endpapers: Henry Wells; William Lawson (1808); William Lawson Digby (1812), cont. full calf, joint slight cracked, but overall a very good copy. Includes chapters on: The method of preparing horses to be mounted; teaching horses to stand fire, noises, alarms, fights, &c.—preventing their lying down in water—to stand quiet to be shot off from—to disregard dead horses—to swim, &c.; Several remarks and hints on shoeing, feeding, management of horses, &c.

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