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Context of The compleat horse-man, and expert ferrier : In two books. The first, shewing the best manner of breeding good horses, with their choice, nature, riding and dieting, as well for running as hunting, and how the rider ought to behave himself in the breaking and riding of colts; as also teaching the groom and keeper his true office, touching the horses and colts committed to his charge; and prescribing the best maner how a perfect stable ought to be scituated and made, not heretofore so fully described by any. The second, directing the most exact and approved manner how to know and cure all maladies and diseases in horses: a work containing the secrets and best skill belonging either to ferrier or horse-leach: the cures placed alphabetically; with hundreds of medicines never before imprinted in any authour. Published at the earnest request of sundry noble and worthy gentlemen, for the general good and benefit of the nation. By Thomas de Grey, Esquire
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