HORSES AND ROADS;
HOW TO KEEP A HORSE SOUND ON HIS LEGS.
SPRINGS AND BRAKES TO VEHICLES.
In the crisis through which agriculturists are at present passing, economical improvements of all kinds are being sought after. Much has been written about the horse; but the field he affords for writing is so extensive and fertile, that much still remains to be said; indeed, he will afford a theme for a very long time to come, to say the least.
To begin with, let us consider the vehicles he is often obliged to draw. Mayhew, an eminent veterinary surgeon, formerly demonstrator at the Royal Veterinary College, states, in one of the various works he has written upon the horse, that ‘it is a disgrace to the intelligence of the present age that any cart should be built without springs; the real question being whether living