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conveniently within the reach of the head groom, who is generally the one to sound it in case of need. (By the way, one never speaks of "blowing" or "blowing on " the horn.) This is not necessary, however, for it is generally wisest to carry the horn in the basket, mouthpiece up, most horns having shifting mouthpieces which are liable to slip off when the horn is put in the case, and for this reason the case is really only intended as a protection to the horn when in the coach house. The photograph also shows the positionn of the loin cloths, and is equally proper to the road coach. (The cloth on the off wheeler is improperly folded.)
Plates VIII and IX show very good examples of the genus road coach. As in the case of the park drag, all its essentials are described in the coaching-club rules and will need no further comment.
Plates X and XI show the cockhorse " alone " and
put to." The details are sufficiently clear in the photograph to require no additional description. The harness would be somewhat more proper were the hames without terrets, and were the bridle provided with blinkers and more on the harness order. It will be noticed that the bar is connected with the pole head by a rope which has a solid eye in one end and a spring