Page:Popular Science Monthly Volume 91.djvu/503

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.


Training a Horse for One of the Finest Ser- vices in the World— The New York Mounted Police

����Only men who show a marked aptitude for riding and only horses which respond readily to the rigid course of training, are accepted for the mounted divi- This one is a bit unruly

��Teaching a re- cruit in the busi- ness of stopping a runaway. The policeman's mount must run even faster than the frightened animal in order to head him off

��Throwing a horse so that a veterincry may work on its feet and legs. The rope is attached to one front and one rear foot, and passed through a ring in the surcingle

��487

�� �