Turkish baths for animals

 

Newcastle-on-Tyne

         

                                         

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Turkish baths for horses

 

In a personal letter,  quoted in an article in The Field, G[eorge] Crawshay told [Stewart Erskine] R[olland] that Stephenson was the best vet in Newcastle, and that he had opened these baths after reading an earlier article which had appeared in The Field.  This would have been the much quoted letter from Admiral Rous on the training of horses. Crawshay wrote:

I went...and found the fire on and the bath heating, the whole contrived most cheaply and simply. A horse had been in on Friday, and had had a sweat with excellent results.

 


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