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From: "John Clare" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] FARRIER+CASTRATOR
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 00:01:18 -0000
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The down side is that, if he is a really good horse, you can't breed from
him. The British National Hunt horses are normally castrated (I suppose it
lessens the pain of nearly jumping a fence) but the horses are worthless
after their career is over
John
----- Original Message -----
From: "DAPHNE SEXTON" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 11:45 PM
Subject: Re: [Lon] FARRIER+CASTRATOR


> Hi Will - That is making a horse a gelding to quieten him to be ridden
more
> easily.
> Daphne in Texass.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Katherine Luck <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 04:34 PM
> Subject: Re: [Lon] FARRIER+CASTRATOR
>
>
> > Hi Will,
> >
> > The Collins Shorter English Dictionary says:
> >
> > farrier
> > n. Chiefly Brit. 1. a person who shoes horses. 2. another name for
> > veterinary surgeon.
> > [C16: < OF, < L ferrarius smith, < ferrum = iron]
> >
> > Maybe your bloke had quite a sense of humour!
> >
> > Regards,
> > Katherine
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: <>
> > To: <>
> > Date: 06 November 2000 15:07
> > Subject: [Lon] FARRIER+CASTRATOR
> >
> >
> > >I have an ancestor who is listed on the census and on various
> certificates
> > as
> > >a Farrier and Castrator !!!!!!!! Why on earth would a Farrier be
> Castrating
> > ?
> > >As a man it makes my eyes water just thinking about it .
> > > Will (with his legs firmly crossed in DC)
> > >
> > >
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