Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Hayes, M. Horace (Matthew Horace), 1842-1904

Title:
Horses on board ship : a guide to their management / by M. Horace Hayes, F.R.C.V.S. ... ; with twenty-four photographic illustrations.
Published/Created:
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
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Contents:
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.
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Transportation. | Transportation, Military. | War horses -- Transportation. | South African War, 1899-1902 -- Transportation. | South African War, 1899-1902 -- Calvary operations. | Clark, Robert Sterling, d. 1956 -- Ownership. | Hurst & Blackett -- Publisher. | Kelly's Directories Limited -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Photomechanical prints -- 1902.