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Author: Solleysel, Jacques de, 1617-1680.
Title: The parfait mareschal, or Compleat farrier. Which teacheth, I. To know the shapes and goodness, as well as faults and imperfections of horses. II. The signs and causes of their diseases, the means to prevent them, their cure, and the good or bad use of purging and bleeding. III. The way to order and preserve them, when upon travel, to feed, and to dress them. IV. The art of shoeing, according to a new design of shoes, which will recover bad feet, and preserve the good. Together with a treatise, how to raise and bring up a true and beautiful race of horses: as also instructions, whereby to fit all kinds of horses with proper bits, whereof the chief draughts are represented in copper-plates. / Written originally in French by the Sieur de Solleysel Escuyer, sometime one of the overseers of the French Kings Royal Academy of Riding, near to the Hostel de Conde in Paris. And translated from the last Paris impression, by Sir William Hope of Kirkliston Kt. Lieutenat Governour of the Castle of Edinburgh. By whom is also added as a supplement to the first part, a most compendious and excellent collection of horsemanship, taken from the best and most modern writers upon that subject, such as Mr. De la Brow, Pluvinel, and the Great Duke of Newcastle. Part I.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)

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Print source: The parfait mareschal, or Compleat farrier. Which teacheth, I. To know the shapes and goodness, as well as faults and imperfections of horses. II. The signs and causes of their diseases, the means to prevent them, their cure, and the good or bad use of purging and bleeding. III. The way to order and preserve them, when upon travel, to feed, and to dress them. IV. The art of shoeing, according to a new design of shoes, which will recover bad feet, and preserve the good. Together with a treatise, how to raise and bring up a true and beautiful race of horses: as also instructions, whereby to fit all kinds of horses with proper bits, whereof the chief draughts are represented in copper-plates. / Written originally in French by the Sieur de Solleysel Escuyer, sometime one of the overseers of the French Kings Royal Academy of Riding, near to the Hostel de Conde in Paris. And translated from the last Paris impression, by Sir William Hope of Kirkliston Kt. Lieutenat Governour of the Castle of Edinburgh. By whom is also added as a supplement to the first part, a most compendious and excellent collection of horsemanship, taken from the best and most modern writers upon that subject, such as Mr. De la Brow, Pluvinel, and the Great Duke of Newcastle. Part I.
Solleysel, Jacques de, 1617-1680., Hope, William, Sir.

Edinburgh: Printed by George Mosman, M.DC.XCVI. [i.e. 1696]
Alternate titles: Parfait mareschal. English. 1696
Subject terms:
Horsemanship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Horseshoeing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.

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AN ALPHABETICAL CATALOGUE Of All the Simples, and Drugs, mentioned in this Work, Together with their French and Latin Appellations, in the first Column is contained the English, in the Second the French, and in the Third the Latin Names.
AN EXPLICATION OF Some French Terms of Horseman∣ship, mentioned in this Book.
Of Weights and Measures, as well Dry as Liquid.
The Introduction.
CHAP I. The Names of all the Parts, which generally frame or compose the Body of a Horse.
CHAP. II. How the parts of a Horse should be framed, to appear comely and well shap't.
CHAP. III. Some curious Remarks upon Horses Represented either in Relievo, Imbossed Work, or flat Painting.
CHAP. IV. The perfect knowledge of the faults and imperfections in Horses, or that which should be observed to prevent being deceived, when a man is a buying one.
CHAP, V. How to know a Horses Age, while he hath Mark.
CHAP. VI. How to know the Age of a Horse, which is either past Mark, Shell, or hollow Tooth'd, or even Counter-mark∣ed, that is, whose mark is ar∣tificially counterfeit.
CHAP. VII. Of the knowledge of the Eyes.
CHAP VIII. A Continuation of the knowledge of the faults and Imperfections in Horses, and what is to be observed when a buying them
CHAP. IX. How to know when a Horses shoulders are well shap't.
CHAP. X. How to know when a Horses legs are good.
CHAP XI. How to know when a Horse is right plan∣ted upon his Limbs, and if he walketh or treadeth well.
CHAP XII. A further continuation, of the know∣ledge of the faults and imperfections in Horses, and what is to be observ∣ed when a buying them.
CHAP. XIII. How to know a Horses Feet.
CHAP: XIV. How to know if a Horse be well body'd, or have a good Belly.
CHAP. XV. How to know when a Horses flanks are altered and out of order.
CHAP. XVI. A yet further continuation, of the know∣ledge of the faults and imperfections in Horses, especially those which come in the hind Quarters.
CHAP. XVII. Of the imperfections of the Hind-legs, from the Hams downwards; where are explained all the infirmities, to which Coach-horses Legs are most subject.
CHAP. XVIII. How to know if a Horses Mouth be good and Loyal.
CHAP. XIX. How to judge of a Horses Vigour and Agility.
CHAP. XX. After what manner, a Man should mount and try a horse he intends to Buy.
CHAP: XXI. That an orderly and well regulate Mannage cannot be prejudicial to, nor spoil Horses, as some people would pretend it doth.
CHAP. XXII. The Names of the different Colours of horses, with the instructions and observations that may be drawn from them.
CHAP XXIII. Of Stars, Blazes, and the White marks which Horses have upon their Feet or Legs, called in french Balzanes
CHAP: XXIV. Of Feathers, both ordinary and extraordinary, which come in a Horses Body.
CHAP. XXV. How to know if a horse which a man intends to buy, hath a good appetite, or be Subject to the Tick.
CHAP. XXVI. The true method, to preserve horses sound and hearty upon Travel.
CHAP: XXVII. What is to be observed in Fitting a Horse with a convenient Saddle, before a Man goe to the wars, or begin a journey.
CHAP: XXVIII. Of the Appurtenances or Furniture of Saddle; such as Poitral or Breast-Plate, Crupper, Girths, Sursengle, and Stirrops, &c.
CHAP. XXIX. How a man should order and take care of Horses, in the beginning of a Journey.
CHAP: XXX. How a man should order Horses at dinner and supper, while upon Travel.
CHAP. XXXI. That Horses, at their first arrival, should not have their Legs Rub'd down; although the practice of it be both very common and ordinary.
CHAP: XXXII. A Charge or Bath to preserve horses Legs, and prevent their spoyling, either upon Travel, or by hunting.
CHAP. XXXIII. How to take away the Swelling or Gourding from horses Legs, and to un∣weary them with quench'd Cinders.
CHAP: XXXIV. A Continuation of the directions, for preserving Horses sound upon Travel.
Sect. 1.
Sect. 2. A Restristive, to repell and take away any swelling upon a Horse's back, occasioned by a bad Saddle.
Sect: 3. Another for the same use.
CHAP: XXXV. What is to be observed, after People are arrived from a Journey, or Travelling.
Sect. I.
Sect: 2. Several other methods, whereby to unweary horses, when they come first from Travel.
CHAP: XXXVI. Of the Art of Shoeing, or the true and exact method of Shoeing all sorts of feet, be they never so bad or deformed.
CHAP. XXXVII, How to pare the feet well, fit the shoes, and drive the Nails.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of low heels, tender feet, and other kinds of bad and imperfect feet.
CHAP: XXXIX. Of flat feet, and such as have their soles round and high, call'd in french pieds Combles.
CHAP. XL. How horses which are hoof bound, or narrow heel'd, should be shoed.
CHAP. XLI. How horses which have Clifts in their Quarters, commonly called False-quarters, (and in French Des Seymes,) are to be shoed.
CHAP. XLII. Of shoeing horses, which are Droits sur leurs membres (as the French call them) or whose fore-legs, from the knees to the Coronets, go in a streight line, and appear as if they were all of one peice; as also of those, whose pastern-joints bend so far for∣wards, that they appear to be dislocate.
CHAP. XLIII. Of Arched legs, in French jambes Arquees.
CHAP. XLIV. Of horses which tread only upon the Toes of their hind-feet (called in French Chevaux Rampins) as also of those which Trip or Stumble.
CHAP. XLV. How to shoe horses which have been Foundered in the feet.
CHAP. XLVI. Of Calkins.
CHAP. XLVII. How to shoe horses which Cut or Interfere.
CHAP. XLVIII. How horses of value should be fed and ordered, when staying at home.
CHAP. XLIX Of the necessity there is, for dressing and Currying horses.
CHAP. L. How Horses are to be Curry'd and Drest.
CHAP. LI. How horses which are Fatigued, Lean, and Light-bellyed, are to be ordered and fed.
CHAP. LII. How to Fatten horses with Grass, or green Barley.
CHAP. LIII. A continuation of the Method for recovering Horses, which are harassed and lean after a long journey.
CHAP LIV. Of the Food and Entertainment of horse of Mannage.
CHAP. LV. Of the Food and Entertainment of Coach-horses.
CHAP. LVI. Of the Quantity of Food, which should be given to all sizes of Horses.
CHAP. LVII. Some Reasons, why Horses should be alwayes covered in the Stable.
CHAP. LVIII. Of Purging in General.
CHAP. LIX. Of Medicaments which purge Bile Choler.
CHAP. LX. Of Medicaments which purge Pituite or Phlegm.
CHAP. LXI. Of Medicaments which purge Melancholy.
CHAP. LXII. Of Medicaments which purge Serosities or Watery Humors.
CHAP. LXIII. How, and at what time to administer a Purge to a Horse.
CHAP. LXIV. To prepare the Humours, in Horses which people intend to purge.
Sect. 1.
Sect. 2. Digestives of Bile
Sect. 3. Divestives of Pituite or Phlegm.
Sect. 4. Digestives of Melancholy or Atra-bile.
CHAP. LXV. Of Glysters.
CHAP. LXVI. After what manner a Glyster is to be ad∣ministred to a horse.
CHAP. LXVII. Of blooding Horses, and the Benefite thereof.
CHAP. LXVIII. At what times Horses should be let Blood.
CHAP. LXIX. Of the parts of the Body, wherein Horses are commonly bled.
CHAP. LXX. Of the Precautions to be observed in Blood-letting.
CHAP. LXXI. How to judge of the Quantity, and Quality of Blood.
CHAP. LXXII. Amethod, whereby to maintain or preserve horses in health.
Sect. 1.
Sect. 2. The Lieutenants Powder, which is a Pre∣venter as well as Curer of Diseases.
CHAP. LXXIII. The Names and Vertues of Oint∣ments, Emplasters, Oils, and distilled Waters, common∣ly made use of for Horses.
Sect. 1.
Sect. 2. Of other Ointments and Emplasters made use of for Horses.
Sect. 3. Of the Oyls commonly made use of for horses.
Sect. 4 Of the distilled Waters commonly made use of for Horses.
CHAP. LXXIV. How to dy the Manes and Tails of Horses, of either a Scarlet or Gold Colour, which will continue fresh and live∣ly for a long time; as also to make a White Star in a Horses Fore-head.
Sect. 1.
Sect. 2. How to Dy the Mane and Tail, of a Yellow or Gold-Colour.
Sect. 3. How to make a White Star in a Horses Fore-Head.
CHAP. LXXV. A Discourse of Breeding, and how to Raise or Bring up a Good and Beautiful Race of Horses.
CHAP. LXXVI. Of the Different Colours and Marks of Horses, and which are the best and most proper for a Stallion.
CHAP. LXXVII. Of the Shapes of Horses in general, and of horses of different Kingdoms.
CHAP. LXXVIII. What kind of Horse is fittest for a Stal∣lion, and how he is to be ordered: As also, What Mares are best to Breed upon, and how they are to receive the Stallion.
CHAP. LXXIX. When Foals are to be Weaned or Separate from their Dames, and how they are to beordered.
CHAP. LXXX. Instructions, for fitting all kinds of Horses, with proper Bits.
CHAP. LXXXI. Of all the different Kinds of Bit-Mouths, which are of most Use.
Sect. 1.
Sect. 2. Of such Bit-Mouths as are most Gentle.
Sect. 3. Of Bit-mouths that are more Rude than the preceeding.
Sect. 4. Of Bit-mouths that are most Rude.
CHAP. LXXXII. Of all the different kinds of Branches, most in Use.
CHAP. LXXXIII. How to chuse a proper Bit, for any Horse.
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Ʋpon a high Mettl'd, and well manag'd HORSE.
CHAP. I. Of the Excellencie of the Art, and of the most considerable Authors who have writ of it.
CHAP. II. That it is a very foolish thing, and a Token of great ignorance in the Art, to think the Mannage useless.
CHAP. III. Of the great mistake which many people are in, who think it a great disparagement to Horsemanship; if by chance a good Horse∣man be thrown from his Horse.
CHAP. IV. That people are mightily disceived, who by meer Speculation without practice, think to become good and Skilful Horsemen.
CHAP. V. Of a strange mistake in some Horsemen, who by double exercise, fancie they will make a Horse sooner Ready, then by Moderate teaching.
CHAP. VI. A short description of the different kinds of Outlandish Horses. And,
First, Of the Spanish Horses.
Secondly. Of the BARB.
Thirdly, Of the English Horse.
Fourthly, Of the Frison or Dutch-horse.
Fifthly, Of the Danish-horse.
Sixthly. Of the Almain or Germain-horse.
Seventhly, Of the Courser of Naples.
Eightly, Of the Turkish-horse.
Ninthly, Of the Arabian-horse.
Tenthly, Of the Polonian, Hungarian, and Swe∣dish-horses.
CHAP. VII. Of the Spanish Mules.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Curiosity and Care, which most of the abovementioned Kingdoms take, in keep∣ing and ornamenting their Horses.
CHAP IX What stature or size of Horses, is best and most convenient, either for the Warrs, a single Combate, or any thing else; As also, at what age it is most proper to begin to work a Horse, either for the Warrs or Mannage.
CHAP. X. What Equipage is mostproper for the Horse, and most commodious for the Horseman.
CHAP. XI. Of the true and perfect Seat, which a Man should keep upon Horseback.
CHAP. XII. Of Backing a Colt, or young Horse.
CHAP. XIII. A Discourse of Bitts, with some general Di∣rections to know, and make choice of those which are universally most proper, for all Horses.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Operation of the Bitt in several Cir∣cumstances. And
FIRST, When a Horse goeth straight forewards.
SECONDLY, When a Horse goeth to either the Right or Left Hand, his hinder parts being at Liberty.
THIRDLY, Of the use of both the Outward and Inward Rein.
FOƲRTHLY, Of the Operation of the two Reins seperate, one in each hand.
CHAP. XV. Of the Trench or watering Bitt, Snaffle, Martingal, and false Reins.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Cavezon, its Operation and Use.
CHAP. XVII. Of the several Helps and Corrections, with Body, Voice, Spurrs, Rod, Calfs of the Leggs, &c. And
FIRST, Of the Secret Helps of the Horseman's Body in General.
SECONDLY Of the Voice and Tongue.
THIRDLY Of the Rod. And:
FOƲRTHLY. Of the Secret Helps of the Calfs of the Leggs.
FIFTHLY. Of the Several Corrections and Helps with the Spurrs.
CHAP. XVIII. Of rewarding and punishing Horses, and that Fear doth much, but Love little.
CHAP. XIX. That Opposition in Horses against the Rider, is for the most part a sign, of Strength and Spirit.
CHAP. XX. What it is maketh a Horse go by Rote, or Routine, and how to Remedy it.
CHAP. XXI. A true Description of all the natural Paces, And
FIRST, Of the Walk.
SECONDLY, Of the Amble.
THIRDLY, Of the Trot.
FOƲRTHLY. Of the Gallop.
CHAP. XXII. Of all the Artificial Motions which a Horse can make.
CHAP. XXIII. The true Method of Suppling a Horses Shoulders, or working at first either Colts, young Horses, or old ignorant Horses, upon Large Circles D'une piste, or of one Tread.
CHAP. XXIV. How to Stop a Horse, and make him Go back.
CHAP. XXV. How to make a Horse Sensible and Obe∣dient to the Heels, or to answer exactly the Spurrs.
CHAP. XXVI. The true and exact Method, to make a Horse go Terra a Terra justly, and in Perfection.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the Piroyte.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of Passads.
CHAP XXIX. Of Corvets, and how to dress a Horse perfectly upon them, without a pillar, which is the surest way.
FIRST, Of Pesates.
SECONDLY, For Corvets straight Forewards.
THIRDLY, For Corvets Side wayes.
FOƲRTHLY, For Corvets Backwards.
FIFTHLY, For Corvets upon the Volts
SIXTHLY, For the Cross and Sataban upon Corvets.
CHAP. XXX. Of Leaping Horses, and how to Dress them.
CHAP. XXXI. A New and Pretty Invention, to Dress Horses upon all Ayres, by the Help of one Single Pillar.
CHAP. XXXII. A short Recapitulation, of what hath been already said concerning the Dressing of Horses, which if got by heart, and punc∣tually practised, vvill give a man such insight in the Art, as that he vvill seldome fail to make and dress any Horse, that shall come to his hands.
FIRST, Of the Natural Paces.
SECONDLY, Of the Artificial Motions.
THIRDLY, How those Natural and Artificial Motions are founded each upon other.
FOƲRTHLY, Of Backing a Colt or Young Horse.
FIFTHLY, Of Bitting a Horse.
SIXTHLY, Of the Riders Garb and Horses Equipage.
EIGHTLY, Of the first Riding a Horse upon Circles, or Suppling of his Shoulders.
NINTHLY, Of puting a Horse upon his Haunches, or making him Obey the Heels.
TENTHLY, Of Stoping and Going Back.
ELEVENTHLY, Of Passaging.
TWELFTHLY, Of Pesates.
THIRTEENTHLY, Of the Helps of the Bridle, Leggs, and Rod, in all Ayres.
FOƲRTEENTHLY, Some more excellent Directions and Observations of very great importence, for the right Mannaging of Horses.
CHAP. XXXIII. A Discourse of Ambling.
FIRST, Of the Errors or False Methods, by which many People pretend to teach Horses the Perfect Amble, Where
SECONDLY, Of the Certain and Infallible way, to Teach a Horse the True and Perfect Strock of the Amble, Where.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of the Vices and Imperfections of Horses, and how to Prevent and Remedy them.
FIRST. Of the Imperfections of a Horses Mouth.
SECONDLY. Of a Horse who throweth up his Head, either to shun the pressure of the Curb, or the trouble of being put upon his Haunches.
THIRDLY. Of a Horse who goeth Incaputiato, or Arms himself against the Bitt.
FOƲRTHLY. Of a Horse who will not Turn, or Obey the Hand.
FIFTHLY, Of a horse who will not Obey, or Answer the Heels.
SIXTHLY, Of a Horse who in Riding upon a Circle or Square, bringeth too much in his Outward Shoulder, and therefore keepeth not his Ground as he ought: As likewayes who Goeth false upon his Terra a Terra, because he also bringeth too much in his Shoulders.
SEVENTHLY, Of a Horse who in the Mannage maketh a Shuffling kind of Amble, As also Wrangleth in his Trot.
EIGHTLY. Of a Horse who goeth too much upon his Chine or Back.
NINTHLY, Of a Horse who is Resty, or retains his Forces.
TENTHLY. Of a Horse who forceth the Riders Hand, commonly called a Run-away.
ELEVENTHLY, Of a Skittish Horse, and to assure him for the Warrs.
TWELFTHLY, Of a Horse who is Vitious, by Biting, Stricking, or Rising so high before, that he is alwayes in danger of coming over upon his Rider.
CHAP XXXV. Of Running Horses, and how to Dyet them for a Match.
FIRST. The Modern way of preparing a Horse for a Course or Match.
SECONDLY, A Method to prepare Running Horses, somewhat more Ancient than the Former, and set down by Mr. Solizel at the close of the second Part, in the French Impression of the Parfait Mareschal.
THE CONTENTS OR An Alphabetical Table OF The Principal Matters contained in the First Part.
The Contents of the Supplement, of HORSEMANSHIP.
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THE Compleat Horseman. PART I.
CHAP I. Of the Diseases of Horses, and their Remedies.
CHAP. II. Observations concerning the Signs of Sickness in a Horse.
CHAP. III. Of the Lampas.
Of the Barbs.
Of the Tick.
CHAP. IV. Of Wolve's Teeth.
CHAP. V. Of Hurts or Wounds in the Mouth.
CHAP. VI. Of Loathing of Food, or, Want of Appetite.
CHAP. VII. An Arman for a sick Horse who loaths his Food.
CHAP. VIII. Chewing-Balls to restore lost Appetite.
Pills or Balls for the Stomach.
CHAP. IX. How to nourish a Horse that forsakes his Meat, during his Sickness.
CHAP. X. Of the Strangles.
A Remedy for the Strangles.
The Suppurative Ointment, commonly call'd Basilicum.
CHAP. XI. Of the Electuary of Kermes
CHAP. XII. How to promote the Evacuation of the Humor by the Nose.
CHAP. XIII. Of the False or Bastard Strangles.
CHAP. XIV. An Ointment to ripen Kernels.
CHAP. XV. Of the Cold Rheum, or Morfounding.
For a Cold accompany'd with a violent Cough.
A Draught for a Cold join'd with a Palpitation or Beating in the Flank.
A Softening Clyster.
CHAP. XVI. The Ʋniversal Cordial-Powder.
CHAP. XVII. Of the Cordial Balls, or Treacle Pills.
Other Cordial Powders.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Glanders.
CHAP. XIX. How to expel the Matter by the Nose.
CHAP. XX. How to resolve a Gland or Kernel.
Another Remedy for the Glanders.
CHAP. XXI. A Perfume to draw forth the offending Humours.
CHAP. XXII. Another Remedy for the Glanders.
Another Remedy for the same Distemper.
CHAP. XXIII. Of the Emetic Wine.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Diseases of the Head, caus'd by Choleric Humours.
CHAP. XXV. Another Remedy for Diseases in the Head.
A Remedy for the Disease of the Head, call'd, The Fiery-Evil.
A Clyster for Diseases of the Head, or the Fiery-Evil.
A Bag to give the Horse an Appetite.
A Remedy to prevent Diseases of the Head.
A Charge for Diseases of the Head.
CHAP. XXVI. An excellent Remedy for the Disease in the Head, call'd, The Spanish-Evil
A Purging Medicine to be given to Horses after they are cur'd of Diseases of the Head.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the true Preparation of Scammony.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of Diseases of the Eyes.
A Remedy for Rheums in the Eyes.
An Eye-Water for Horses.
Another Eye-Water.
An Ointment to divert the Rheum from the Eyes.
A Charge to divert the Defluxion from the Eyes.
CHAP. XXIX. Of Blows on the Eyes.
CHAP. XXX. Of Lapis Mirabilis, or the Wonderful Stone.
To consume a White Film on the Eye.
CHAP. XXXI. Of Lunatic, or Moon Eyes.
CHAP. XXXII. Of the best way of making Rue-Water, to Cure Moon-Eyes.
CHAP. XXXIII. Of Oil of Lead, call'd, Oleum Saturni.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of cleansing the Horse's Eye below, or cutting out the Haw.
How to cleanse the Eye above.
Pills for Lunatic or Moon-Ey'd Horses.
The Preparation of Aloes.
CHAP. XXXV. How to Cauterize or burn the Parts above the Eyes.
CHAP. XXXVI. Of Haemorrhagy, or Bleeding.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of the Stag's Evil, or Palsie in the Jaw.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of the Vives.
Of Remedies for the Vives.
A Clyster for the Vives.
Another Remedy for the Vives.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of the Colic, Fret, or Gripes.
CHAP. XL. Of the First Kind of Colic.
CHAP. XLI. Of Orvietan.
CHAP. XLII. Of Essence of Vipers.
CHAP. XLIII. Of the Second Kind of Colic.
A Clyster to expel Wind.
A Clyster for the Wind-Colic.
An excellent Clyster to break and dispel Wind.
CHAP. XLIV. A Carminative and Purging Oil for Clysters.
CHAP. XLV. Of the Third Kind of Colic.
CHAP. XLVI. An excellent Purging Oil.
CHAP. XLVII. Of the Fourth Kind of Colic.
CHAP. XLVIII. A Specific Powder for all the Four Kinds of this Di∣stemper already describ'd.
A Purging Medicine to destroy Worms.
A Powder for the Colic.
Another Remedy for the Colic.
CHAP. XLIX. Of the Fifth Kind of Colic.
A Clyster to provoke Urine.
A Remedy to provoke Urine.
For a Flux of Urine.
CHAP. L. Of a Horse that Stales Blood.
Treacle Diatessaron.
Another Remedy for Pissing of Blood.
CHAP. LI. A Remedy for the Stones that are drawn into the Body by the Violence of the Pain.
CHAP. LII. Of the Sixth Kind of Colic, call'd by some the Red Gripes.
CHAP. LIII. Of the Stavers.
CHAP. LIV. Of a Shoulder-wrench, Shoulder-pight, and Shoulder-splait.
A Remedy for a Strain, Blow, or any other Hurt in the Shoulder.
Ointment of Montpelier.
CHAP. LV. The Baron's Ointment for Strains in the Shoulders or Hips.
CHAP. LVI. Of a Shoulder-splait.
CHAP. LVII. Of the Red Honey-Charge.
Another less compounded Honey-Charge, commonly call'd a Remolade.
CHAP. LVIII. Of the Ointment Oppodeldoc, for dry wither'd Shoul∣ders, that are depriv'd of their usual Nourishment, and for all Strains or Wrenches in the Shoulders or Hips.
The Description of the Ointment Oppodeldoc.
CHAP. LIX. Of Broken Legs or Bones.
CHAP. LX. Of Stiff, Tir'd, Decay'd, or Bruis'd Legs.
Another Remedy.
To comfort and strengthen the Sinews of the Legs.
CHAP. LXI. For Blows, swell'd or gourdy-Legs, whether the Swel∣ling be occasion'd by some Accident, or proceed from any other Cause.
A Remedy for a Blow, and to asswage a Swelling.
To Cure a Swell'd Leg.
A Bath to resolve a Swelling in the Thigh or Leg.
A Remedy for a hard Swelling, proceeding from a Blow, or any other Cause.
To prevent the Swelling of the Legs.
CHAP. LXII. A Honey-Charge or Remolade, for a Blow, or to as∣swage a Swelling in the Legs.
Another Remedy for a Swelling in the Legs, occasion'd by a Blow.
CHAP. LXIII. The Duke's Ointment for Swellings and Bruises, accom∣pany'd with Heat, and for Inflammations in any Part of the Body.
For the Swelling of the Sheath, and Stones, tho' the Tumour spread it self under the Belly, about the Thickness of two Fingers.
CHAP. LXIV. Of Old Swellings in the Legs, occasion'd by an ill∣cur'd Sinew-sprain.
For Hard Swellings that cannot be cur'd by ordinary Remedies.
Another Remedy for Stiff and Tir'd Legs, and to asswage the Pain and Swellings that remain after Foundering and other Distempers.
The same Remedy more Methodically prepar'd.
CHAP. LXV. A Bath for the Legs, Shoulders, and Hips.
CHAP. LXVI. An excellent Oil for stiff and tir'd Legs.
Another Way to make the same Oil with less trouble.
CHAP. LXVII. A Balsam for Legs spoil'd by Travelling.
CHAP. LXVIII. Of Malenders and Selenders.
CHAP. LXIX. Of Splents.
A Remedy for the Splent.
Another Remedy.
Another Remedy for the Splent.
To cure a Splent Methodically.
Another Remedy to take away a Splent.
CHAP. LXX. Ointment of Beetles for Splents, Wind-galls, and (even the greatest) Farcy-Knots or Cords.
The Oily Beetle or May-Worm.
CHAP. LXXI. Ointment of Worms for Splents, Wind-galls, Water-Farcy, and other Swellings.
CHAP. LXXII. To soften a Hard Swelling.
CHAP. LXXIII. Of Wind-Galls.
To repel or asswage a Wind-Gall, Wen, or any other Soft Swelling.
To take away a Wind-Gall.
CHAP. LXXIV. Of Retories or Ruptories, call'd, by the Italians, Dead Fire.
A Retoire or Dead Fire.
Another Retoire.
CHAP. LXXV. Of Wrenches or Luxations, and Dislocations of the Pastern-Joint.
Remedies for a Strain.
Remolade of Bohemia.
CHAP. LXXVI. Of a Sinew-sprain or Sinew-sprung.
CHAP. LXXVII. The Nerve-Ointment for Sinew-sprains, Tyr'd and Decay'd Legs, and all Old Strains.
Another cheap Remedy.
CHAP. LXXVII. Of swell'd and gourded Pastern-Joints.
A Remedy for Swell'd Pastern-Joints.
To resolve a Swelling that grows at the side of the Pastern-Joint.
CHAP. LXXVIII. The Plaister of Walnuts to resolve Swellings.
CHAP. LXXIX. Of an Attaint or Over-reach.
CHAP. LXXX. Of the Scratches.
Remedies for simple Scratches.
CHAP. LXXXI. Of Sinewy Scratches.
Remedies for the Second Kind of Sinewy Scratches.
Of Sinewy Scratches of the Third Kind.
An excellent Liquid Caustic.
CHAP. LXXXII. Of the Third sort of Scratches, commonly call'd Quitter-Bone.
CHAP. LXXXIII. The Doctor's Ointment to cleanse Quitter-bones.
An Ointment to dry up Sores on the Cronet.
How to cure Quitter-bones, by giving the Fire.
CHAP. LXXXIV. Of the Ring-bone.
CHAP. LXXXV. Of the Vices of the Feet and Hoofs.
The Ointment of Plantane, otherwise call'd the Ointment for the Feet, to Rectifie the Hoof, and make it grow.
Connestable's Ointment to make the Hoof grow, and to render it soft and tough.
To make the Hoof grow very speedily.
CHAP. LXXXVI. Of Surbated Feet.
Several Remedies for painful and Surbated Feet.
CHAP. LXXXVII. Of a False Quarter.
A Remedy for a False Quarter, and Chinks or Rifts in the Hoof.
CHAP. LXXXVIII. Of Narrow Heels.
CHAP. LXXXIX. Of Taking out the Sole.
An Incarnative, or Ointment to make the Flesh grow.
CHAP. XC. Of Figgs growing in a Horse's Foot.
Remedies for the Figg in a Horse's Foot.
CHAP. XCI. Of Retraits or Pricks with Stubs, or with a Nail in Shooing, or in the Street.
CHAP. XCII. Of Pricking with Stubs or Nails in the Streets.
CHAP. XCIII. Oil of Gabian.
Oil de Merveille.
A Green Balsam highly esteem'd for its excellent Virtues.
Mr. Sicar's Ointment for Pricks with a Nail or Stub.
CHAP. XCIV. Monsieur Curtis's Ointment for Wounds, Bruises, or Pricks with a Nail or Stubs.
Bartholomew's Ointment for Pricks with a Nail or Stub, and for Bleymes.
CHAP. XCV. A Hot or Burning Balsam for Wounds, Bruises, and Cold Pains; as also for Pricks with a Nail or Stubs.
CHAP. XCVI. Remedies for an Imposthume in the Hairy part of the Foot.
The Countesses Ointment to heal and close up the Sores occasion'd by Imposthumes in the Hairy part of the Foot.
To asswage and resolve hard Swellings on the Cronet.
CHAP. XCVII. Of the Casting of the Hoof.
Schmit's Ointment.
CHAP. XCVIII. Of Bleymes.
CHAP. XCXI. Of Scab'd Heels or Frush.
CHAP. C. Of the Crown-Scab.
CHAP. CI. Of Fleshy Excrescencies on the Frush, by some ignorant Persons mistaken for the Figgs.
Of the Mange in ehe Leg and other Parts of the Body.
CHAP. CII. To restore decay'd and wasted Feet, depriv'd of Nou∣rishment by several Distempers.
A Pultiss.
CHAP. CIII. Of Wounds.
How to prepare a Sponge for the opening of Wounds.
CHAP. CIV. Cinnabar Pills for Wounds, Worms, Mange, and Farcin, and for the shedding of the Hair from the Head and Neck.
Unguentum Aegyptiacum.
The Sympathetic Powder.
CHAP. CV. The Hermit's Ointment for Wounds in Horses.
Lime-Water, or the Yellow-Water.
Of a Gangrene.
A Detergent and Cleansing Water for a Gangrene.
Another Cleansing-Water.
How to stanch Bleeding.
CHAP. CVI. Of a Horse that is Wrung or Hurt in the Withers.
To draw and ripen a Swelling.
CHAP. CVII. The Vulnerary Water.
CHAP. CVIII. Powders to dry up a Wound.
Other Powders to dry up Wounds.
Another Powder to dry up Wounds.
CHAP. CIX. Of Swellings or Wounds on the Reins or Back.
An excellent Digestive.
The Hunter's Ointment for deep Wounds.
CHAP. CX. Of Waters for Gun-Shot Wounds, or Vulnerary Potions.
A Simple Water for Gun-shot Wounds.
Another more Compound.
A Compound Wine for curing Wounds in a Horse.
CHAP. CXI. Of Wounds or Hurts on the Pastern-Joint, and other Nervous or Sinewy Parts.
An Anodyn Pultiss.
CHAP. CXII. To prevent the Madness occasion'd by the biting of a Mad-Dog, either in Men, or any sort of Cattle.
An Infallible Remedy for Madness, occasion'd by Biting.
Another easie Remedy.
CHAP. CXIII. Of the Biting of a Venemous Beast.
CHAP. CXIV. Of Pursiveness or Shortness of Breath.
A Remedy for Pursiveness.
Another Remedy for Pursiveness.
Another Remedy for Pursiveness.
CHAP. CXV. The way of Exhibiting Honey to Horses that are Pur∣five, or troubl'd with Disorders in the Flanks, and other Distempers.
CHAP. CXVI. A Powder for heat and disturbance in the Flanks.
How to Loosen a Pursive Horse's Belly.
CHAP. CXVII. An excellent Powder for Pursive Horses.
CHAP. CXVIII. Of the Cure of Pursivenss with Eggs.
The Emetic or Angelic Powder for Pursiveness.
CHAP. CXIX. The Yellow Pills for short-winded Horses.
Tincture of Sulphur for Short-winded Horses.
CHAP. CXX. Of the Cough.
A Powder for a Cough, whether old or newly taken.
CHAP. CXXI. An Electuary for a Cough, caus'd by Preter∣natural Heat.
Other Powders for a Cough.
A Remedy for the Cough.
Another Remedy.
The English Pills for an Old Cough.
CHAP. CXXII. Of. Chst-Foundering, and Foundering accompany'd with a Fever.
CHAP. CXXIII. Remedies for Obstructions of the Lungs, caus'd by Foundering.
CHAP. CXXIV. A Remedy for a Founder'd Horse that is troubl'd with a Fever, and very sick
A Potion or Drink for a Founder'd Horse that is very Sick, either with or without a Cough.
The Lieutenant's Decoction for a Horse that is Founder'd, and very Sick.
CHAP. CXXV. Crocus Metallorum.
Liver of Antimony.
CHAP. CXXVI. Of Tir'd Horses that Pine away after hard Labour or Riding.
A Clyster.
CHAP. CXXVII. Of Sal-Polychrest, or Fusible Sulphur.
CHAP. CXXVIII. A Fomentation for a Lean and Tyr'd Horse.
To loosen the Belly of a Tyr'd Horse.
A Purging Remedy for a Tyr'd Horse.
CHAP. CXXIX. The Golden Sulphur of Antimony.
Of a Horse tyr'd with hard Riding.
A Purging and Comforting Potion.
CHAP. CXXX. The Method of Fattening Horses.
CHAP. CXXXI. Of the Shrinking of the Sinews, and Gauntness of the Belly, occasion'd by Foundering of the Body, and other Distempers.
An Anodyne Ointment.
CHAP. CXXXII. Of the Anticor.
A Comforting Potion for the Anticor.
Oil of Rue.
CHAP. CXXXIII. Of Palpitation of the Heart.
A Remedy for the Palpitation of the Heart.
A Clyster for the Palpitation of the Heart.
A Clyster to dispel Wind.
A Clyster for the Palpitation of the Heart, accompany'd with Heat.
Another cooling Clyster.
A Cordial Potion for the Palpitation of the Heart.
CHAP. CXXXIV. Of Fevers.
A simple Fever.
A putrid or humoral Fever.
A pestilential Fever.
CHAP. CXXXV. Of the Causes and Signs of a Fever.
Of the Cure of a simple Fever.
A Clyster.
CHAP. CXXXVI. Of the Cure of Putrid Fevers.
A Febrifuge, or Remedy to drive away Fevers.
A Clyster for a Fever.
Another Clyster for Fevers.
CHAP. CXXXVII. Of a Pestilential Fever.
Of the Method to be observ'd after a Horse's Recovery from a Fever.
A Purging Remedy for a Horse, after his Recovery from a Fever, and generally in all other Cases.
CHAP. CXXXVIII. An excellent Catholicum for Clysters.
CHAP. CXXXIX. Of the Farcin.
The Flying Farcin.
The Corded Farcin
The Farcin resembling a Hen's Fundament.
The internal Farcin.
CHAP. CXL. Remedies for the Farcin.
A Purge for the Farcin.
Pills for the Farcin.
CHAP. CXLI. A Specific Remedy for the Farcin.
Another easie Method.
CHAP. CXLII. To cure the Farcin by giving the Fire.
The Ointment of Portugal for Farcin-Knots.
A Cautery or Caustic.
The Ointment of Naples which alone Cures the Farcin.
CHAP. CXLIII. The Remedy of a German Farrier for the Farcin.
CHAP. CXLIV. Remedies for the Farcin that resembles a Hen's Fundament.
Pills for the Farcin.
CHAP. CXLV. The German Ptisan, for the Cure of the Farcin.
CHAP. CXLVI. Of an inveterate Farcin.
The Decoction of Guaiacum.
The Decoction of China.
The Decoction of Sarsaparilla.
CHAP. CXLVII. Of the Farcin in the Head.
CHAP. CXLVIII. To dissolve and asswage all sorts of Swellings caus'd by the Farcin, both in the Legs, and other Parts of the Body.
A Receipt for the Farcin.
An easie Remedy for the Farcin.
CHAP. CXLIX. Of the Ebullition of the Blood, or Blood∣running Itch.
CHAP. CL. Crystal Mineral, or Sal Prunellae.
CHAP. CLI. Of the Shedding of the Hair from the Head, accompa∣ny'd with the Mange; And of the Falling of the Hair from the rest of the Body, especially about the Neck, and hinder part of the Thighs.
CHAP. CLII. Of Molten-Grease.
Of the Cure of Molten-Grease in the Beginning.
CHAP. CLIII. Stinking Pills for Foundering, Molten-Grease, Chest-Foundering, and the Colic.
CHAP. CLIV. Of Foundering.
A Remedy for Foundering.
Other Remedies for Founder'd Horses.
Of another kind of Foundering, that resembles a Swaying of the Back.
CHAP. CLV. Of Pains in the Feet after Foundering.
A Broth or Decoction for Pains in the Feet, remaining after Foundering.
CHAP. CLVI. Of the Mange, Itch, or Running-Scab.
A Remedy for the Mange.
Purging Pills for the Mange.
A Drench or Potion for the Mange.
A Bath for the Mange.
Another Bath and Water for the Mange in Horses and Dogs.
An excellent Ointment for the Mange.
A Fomentation for the Mange.
A Pomade for the Mange.
CHAP. CXLVII. The Neat-Herds Ointment for the Pains, or watry Sores in the Legs, foul Wounds or Ulcers, and the Mange.
Of the Mange or Itch in a Horse's Tail.
CHAP. CLVIII. Of Worms, Bots, or Trunchions that breed in the Body of a Horse.
Remedies for the Worms.
A Powder for the Worms.
CHAP. CLIX. Purging-Pills to destroy Worms.
Another Remedy to kill Worms.
A Powder that kills the Worms, and expels the Matter of which they are generated.
Another cheap Powder for the Worms.
CHAP. CLX. Of Swaying of the Back, and Falls.
A Potion for Falls.
An Anodyne Clyster for Falls.
Another Potion for Falls or a Sway'd Back.
CHAP. CLXI. Of Hip-shot, or a Strain in the Hips.
CHAP. CLXII. Of the Swelling of the Cods and Stones.
A Pultiss.
An Astringent Pultiss to asswage the Swelling of the Cods.
Another Resolvent Pultiss.
A Remedy for a Rupture or Burstenness.
CHAP. CLXIII. Of Bruis'd, Swoll'n, or Hard Stones.
A very excellent Remedy.
CHAP. CLXIV. Of the Lask, Looseness, or Flux of the Belly.
A Remedy for the Flux.
A Scowring Clyster.
A Cooling and Binding Clyster.
A Potion for the Flux.
A Binding Clyster.
Another Potion.
CHAP. CLXV. Another Remedy for a Flux, proceeding from a cold Cause.
A Potion for a Flux, proceeding from a cold Cause.
A Binding Clyster.
A Potion for a Flux, proceeding from a hot Cause.
Astringent Baths for a Flux.
CHAP. CLXVI. Of the Falling of the Fundament.
Another Remedy.
CHAP. CLXVII. Of Strains, Hurts, and Blows on the Houghs.
For Blows on the Houghs, and other parts of the Body.
A Remedy for a Swelling caus'd by a Blow.
Another Remedy for a Swelling occasion'd by a Blow or Stroke with another Horse's Foot.
Another Remedy to asswage a Swelling caus'd by a Stroke.
CHAP. CLXVIII. Of the Relaxation and Straining of the Master-Sinew.
CHAP. CLXIX. An admirable Balsam for Strains in the Hough, Wrenches, Dislocations, Hip-shot, Blows, Bruises, Sinew-sprain, or Sinew-sprung.
BHAP. CLXX. Of the Cramp.
CHAP. CLXXI. Of the Hough-Bony.
A Resolvent Plaister.
CHAP. CLXXII. Of Wind-Galls.
To Resolve a Tumour.
Another Remedy.
CHAP. CLXXIII. The Duke of Newburg's Ointment.
CHAP. CLXXIV. Of the Jardon.
A Resolving Plaister.
CHAP. CLXXV. Of the dry Spavin, or String-halt.
CHAP. CLXXVI. Of the Ox-Spavin, or Bone-Spavin.
CHAP. CLXXVII. Of the Blood-Spavin.
CHAP. CLXXIX. Of the manner of giving the Fire to Horses.
CHAP. CLXXX. Of all the Sores, Pains, Swellings, and Distempers of hinder Legs, from the Hough downwards.
Of Ratt-Tails, or Arrests.
Of Mules.
Of Warts.
CHAP. CLXXXI. An Excellent Remedy for Warts.
Of Clefts, Cracks, or Chops.
Of the Pains and Watery Sores in the Legs.
An Ointment to dry up the Pains or Watery Sores.
CHAP. CLXXXII. The Ointment of Oldenburg, to heal and dry up the Pains, Rat-Tails, Mules, and other foul and watery Sores in a Horse's Legs.
Another Remedy to dry up the Pains or Running Sores.
A Water to heal and dry up the Pains and Warts, tho' the Leg be Swoll'n or Gourdy.
The Black Ointment, or the Coach-man's Ointment, to heal and dry up all Manner of Sores in the hinder Legs.
CHAP. CLXXXIII. Of Swoll'n or Gourdy Legs, by reason of the Pains, or other Fleshy Sores.
The Perpetual Caustic, or Lapis Infernalis.
CHAP. CLXXXIV. The white Honey-Charge, or Plaister, for the Pains, Warts, Rat-Tails, Mules, Clefts, Scratches, and Halter-cast.
A Mercurial Ointment to asswage the Swellings of the hinder Legs.
CHAP. CLXXXV. The Method of taking up a Vein.
CHAP. CLXXXVI. Of Halter-Cast.
CHAP. CLXXXVII. Of the Hungry Evil.
CHAP. CLXXXVIII. Of Crepances.
CHAP. CLXXXIX. Of the Numness of the Hoof.