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Hayes, M. Horace (Matthew Horace), 1842–1904
Horses on board ship : a guide to their management / by M. Horace Hayes, F.R.C.V.S. ... ; with twenty-four photographic illustrations.
London : Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 13, Great Marlborough Street, 1902.
London ; and Kingston : Printed by Kelly's Directories Limited
Physical Description:
[5], page viii, [4], 271, [1] pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
UC690 .H39 1902
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Last page blank.
Includes index.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 282
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original red cloth.
Subject Terms:
Clark, Robert Sterling, d. 1956 -- Ownership.
Horses -- Transportation.
Hurst & Blackett -- Publisher.
Kelly's Directories Limited -- Printer.
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Calvary operations.
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Transportation.
Transportation, Military.
War horses -- Transportation.
Photomechanical prints -- 1902.

  • Ability of horses to bear transit by sea
  • Percentage of equine mortality at sea
  • Horse-carrying ships
  • Ventilation
  • Preparation of horses before going on board
  • Embarking and disembarking horses
  • Portable horse-boxes
  • Arrangement of horses on board ship
  • Head-collars and halters
  • Clothing
  • Stalls
  • Tying-up
  • Stationary slinging of horses
  • Foot-hold
  • Watering horses
  • Feeding utensils
  • Food and feeding
  • Horse attendants and stable duties
  • Mucking-out
  • Changing horses from one stall to another stall
  • Grooming
  • Exercise
  • Precautions after disembarking
  • Cost of transport
  • Veterinary remarks
  • The War Office and horse transport
  • Index.

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