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William Cavendish Quotes

William Cavendish Quotes & Quotations
Name:
William Cavendish
Type:
Public Servant
Nationality:
British
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  • 1
    And he that said that a horse was not dressed, whose curb was not loose, said right; and it is equally true that the curb can never play, when in its right place, except the horse be upon his haunches. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 2
    Be always lavish of your caresses, and sparing in your corrections. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 3
    But my method of the pillar, as it throws the horse yet more upon the haunches, is still more effectual to this purpose, and besides always gives him the ply to the side he goes of. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 4
    But there is nothing to be done till a horse's head is settled. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 5
    But we ought to consider the natural form and shape of a horse, that we may work him according to nature. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 6
    But what for the generality I call a light or gentle hand, is at the same time as light as a feather, and yet firm, except in extraordinary cases. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 7
    By this way you may dress all sorts of horses in the utmost perfection, if you know how to practice it; a thing that is very easy in the hands of a master. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 8
    No horse therefore is well dressed that is not light in hand; so that an easy and gentle bridle, but firm, is the chief secret to make a horse light. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 9
    Now being upon the haunches (as he necessarily must be in this case) is it impossible but he must be light in hand, because no horse can be rightly upon his haunches without being so. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 10
    The horse's neck is between the two reins of the bridle, which both meet in the rider's hand. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 11
    These are excellent lessons to break him, and make him light in hand: but nothing puts a horse so much upon his haunches, and consequently makes him so light in hand, as my new method of the pillar. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 12
    Use gentle means before you come to extremity, and whatever lesson you work him, and never take above half his strength, nor ride him till he is weary, but a little at a time and often. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 13
    Without knowing this, no man can dress a horse perfectly. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish
  • 14
    You may observe in all my lessons, that I tell you how the legs go, and those who are unacquainted with that, are entirely ignorant and work in the dark. William_CavendishWilliam Cavendish