About evil horses
The evil horse is actually an exception in stables where horses are treated correctly and tenderly-an exception is quite rare. The vast majority of horses are made evil and acquire obstinate character from bad care and abuse, although, of course, there are exceptions, especially since the evil temperament can be transmitted and hereditary.
If not always, almost always, gentle, patient, and fair treatment can completely subdue the angry horse and an experienced horse owner sees in practice. Often have to change several times the groom to achieve a good result and to turn evil into good horse, but obviously there are also cases when neither force nor kindness can do nothing. Between the horses are not young, and especially between slojnye animals, evil, and capricious are more common. At all especially gentle and the late temperament rarely fits producer.
The history of English thoroughbred horse breeding is rich in examples of hereditary transmission of anger offspring. Suffice it to recall └Mameluck’a” called Ogre because of his great anger; a stud that gave offspring absolutely of the same temper and not a little lovely for yourself and your Hippodrome the achievements of his daughters had lost all value to the plant because of an evil temperament.
Of course in this case, it is necessary to distinguish innate from acquired anger, because, again, most of the horses of the wicked have used to see in the person of his enemy, because his cruel and unjust treatment of them really was.
Courage, determination, calm, strict and absolute justice in the care of an angry horse, as well as the hard work of it in ordinary cases, quite sufficient to protect the groom from the accident
No less cruel is the habit of the grooms to tease the horses in all possible ways. It usually begins with an inappropriate game, and ends with the fact that the naughty horse will bite the groom, maybe a little stronger than is allowed in the game, the angry groom will hit the horse with all his strength, which in turn will understand that this is a bad game, get angry, too, feeling guilty, offended. You will not need many of such cases that would transform the good horse too evil. But because once and for all should strictly ban any game with horses. The groom should always treat horses seriously and this is especially important in relation to stallions and foals. The influence of the groom on the horse is great; in addition to a sense of respect and affection for the man from whom the horse has not yet seen anything bad, she instinctively obeys the will of a decisive, energetic groom; here, we must think, we are dealing with the influence of a purely magnetic property.
A strange example of the influence of this power presents us with fabulous success of James Sullivan (Whisperer), tamer of horses, which at the beginning of the last century said the whole of Europe. Unusually evil horse Lord Rosmore’s “Rainbow” and “King-Pippin”, as say, after one session with this tamer behaved so obediently and quietly, as trained poodles. Sulivan assured that he had a special secret, bequeathed to him by a soldier, and inclined to believe all the mysterious and wonderful, the crowd with extraordinary reverence for this charlatan.
His son continued his father’s profession, but apparently did not inherit this secret from him, as he failed to create the same reputation as a tamer. In any case, there is no doubt that Sulivan had a surprisingly developed personal power that affects animals.
Then the shoemaker Barthley, who claimed that he had a means to influence the nervous system of the horse; Ellis, who demonstrated a special method of taming obstinate horses (his method is quite simple, was that for some reason he blew the horses in the nostrils); Mrs. Isabelle, not so long ago publicly acted as a tamer of horses and finally Rarey-these are the closest and most famous successors Sulivan, the personal power of which, as evidenced officially, could not resist any horse, as-would of evil and Fierce as she nor was. Recently, the Frenchman Caries, famous at home taming the three Zibrov, enjoys an amazing fame of the tamer.
Famous horse breeder racehorses in France and athlete Paul Aumont had a beautiful stallion, “Trocadero”, whose name adorned the history of French horse breeding. This stallion, one of the best sons of the famous “Monarch”, when he finished his brilliant racing career and entered the factory, began to reveal a very unpleasant, evil temperament. D. The riot police looked the other way, but when the temper of the stallion became unbearable and his anger was so great that to enter a stall only danger to the life, Mr. OMON, having tried all means, decided to call Caries.
When this magician came to the stable, he entered the stall without the slightest hesitation, unarmed, in the presence of the owner, many guests and all the servants. With open mouth and wild squeal rushed to the daredevil “Trocadero”, but as a clever bullfighter in front of the horns of the enraged bull, Caries maneuvered in front of the blinded malice stallion in his stall. Tamer had to win only a few seconds, after which suddenly “Trocadero” stopped, as if wanting to take a closer look at the enemy, then trembling all over, apparently dumbfounded that his usual course of action was unsuccessful, began to retreat to the wall. Then Caries boldly approached him and patted him triumphantly; the stallion was finally tamed and the tamer could do anything with him, dress and remove the bridle, saddle and take out of the stall, and to the surprise of all the grooms “Trocadero” expressed complete obedience.
We have given this example in order to confirm our earlier opinion that there are people who have such power, which animals can not resist, and the horse breeder who has at least one gifted with this power, a groom in the stables is happy.
The famous American horse tamer Rarey, in contrast to the French, not so much relied on his personal qualities as on all sorts of straitjacket. Some brilliant experiments Rarey in Paris made at the time of all talking about it. American demanded 250 thousand francs, to discover the secret, which places it in 1/4 of hour outputs from the stall instead of crazy horse is completely dead. The composition of the society of the cavalry generals and the wealthy horse owners, who collected a subscription this amount of money to do a well-known way of this wonderful handler. The Committee, made up of the best cavalrymen, on consideration of the way Rarey recognized unanimously that the way it is the most valid and useful, is based solely on the knowledge of the horse.
In order to successfully use the method of Rarey, it is necessary to study the nature of the horse, its habits and be convinced that the horse does not resist any human demands, if only understand them. Resists the horse only when the owner acts repugnant to her nature. The horse has no consciousness of his strength, until you try it for the experience. The horse, to protect themselves from danger, trying to consider each unfamiliar item, and is therefore necessary, so she realized that frightening the subject any harm she did not cause.
Rarey method is that the various provisions deprive the horse of freedom and opportunity to harm the human without at the same time her any harm or pain. The man approached the horse quietly, quietly looking her straight in the eye. Warning, patience and affection are necessary for complete success.
Since ancient times, all for this purpose, the existing devices were in felting horses. This method of taming, if it’s used skillfully, is not associated with a risk for animal and always gives good results, as it serves as a means to inspire the evil horse that she was powerless against the will of the powerful man.
For the felling of the horse there are many ways among which the most necessary he invented Raabe and Linnell, called the hippo-lasso and resembles a straitjacket.
In a beautiful book : Illustrated norse-breaking by Capt. M. H. Hayes, from which all the instructions and drawings relating to this method of rolls are borrowed, the author describes it as follows: “this system is no more than a modified and somewhat improved method of Rarey. Put a girth on the horse, on the top of which there is a pillow and three rings in a row, attach the belt to the latter, Put the halter to the rings attached to it, into which the main rope for the roll of the horse is threaded. Tie the rope to the middle ring of the girth, pass it through the halter ring, then draw back and pass through the first ring of the girth. Put on the tips and tighten the front leg of the horse, on the opposite side, to which the head is facing, by means of a belt attached to the girth. Take the end of the rope, stretch it over the neck and pull until the horse falls. If the horse gives itself to blame, we can draw the cord through the back.
The stronger the opposition from the horse, the better the result. The horse that is tumbled down in this way should be left lying for about 10 minutes and at this time it should be stroked and calmed down with a voice.”
Here is how Hayes describes his way of felling. We gave his opinion, as all experts found that felting a horse is the alpha and omega of the art of taming.
Now it is accepted in Germany and Austria to bring down any horse which in a stable, at forging, or on service shows disobedient obstinacy.
We must remember that until the horse resists, until then it cannot be considered tame, it is better to play it more often than keep lying in a straight clamp. When a horse starts to moan lying and stop beating, then I failed and need to release it.