This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V24", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
By Peter Howden, New York, Orange Judd Co. 1882.
The less a buyer knows about a horse, the more sure he is to look very wise and knowing, when he is buying one. It is amusing to note how carefully he opens the creature's mouth, and examines the teeth and gums, and how he punches the poor beast's ribs, and switches its tail, with a fool-me-if-you-can look, which almost defies the seller's trickery. After all there will be no harm in having a little real knowledge, -and surely this little book will be worth all its cost to any horse buyer.
Rules of Simple Hygiene, and hints and remedies for the treatment of common accidents and diseases. Compiled by Dawson W. Turner, D. C. L. An American edition is announced by Macmillan and Co., New York.