Hayes, Matthew Horace, 1842-1904 (veterinarian and author on horses)
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Hayes states that he has concluded the deal with Hurst and Blackett to publish a further edition in 2,000 copies of his Points of the Horse.. He goes on to discuss the financial aspects of the publication and states that he would be grateful for a copy of the recipient's lecture on 'Callosites and the New Pony'. Although the letter is addressed to Blackett, this may well be an error. The reference to the 'Callosities' lecture suggests the actual recipient is...
Dates: 03 December 1902
Scope and Contents Hayes asks if Ewart's father could send him the negatives of the ponies to a printer in Coventry.
Dates: 31 January 1903
Scope and Contents Hayes writes that the translation Ewart has written to her about should not take long to complete, as most of it has been completed by her late husband. She asks if she should send the book for Ewart to complete. Hayes wonders what to do with her husband's favourite horse and asks Ewart to let her know if anyone would like to have it.
Dates: 04 November 1905
Scope and Contents Hayes writes that she is glad that Professor Bradley will complete the translation of her husband's work, and that Professor Ridgeway has sent her a copy of his book The Origin and Influence of the Thoroughbred Horse (Cambridge, 1905). She observes that Professor Axe is bringing out a nine volume history of the horse (The Horse : its treatment in health and disease, with a complete guide to breeding, training and management), but that she...
Dates: 10 November 1905
Scope and Contents Hayes requests photographs of Connemara ponies for the third edition of Points of the Horse which he is preparing.
Dates: 22 March 1902
Scope and Contents Hayes thanks Ewart for his article on Connemara ponies and agrees with his notion that the breed is no longer pure, having seen examples in Galway that winter. He is reminded that as a boy he had seen a distinct breed of Kerry pony, which has now become extinct. He adds that the Batak or Deli pony is fast losing its distinctiveness due to excessive breeding with Arab ponies.
Dates: 26 March 1902
Scope and Contents Hayes replies to Ewart's invitation to visit him at Penicuik, stating that is able to put his research to one side in order to make the trip. He adds that the Duke of Bedford has given him the opportunity to take photographs of his Przewalski's horses, some of which he intends to send on to Ewart.
Dates: 29 March 1902
Scope and Contents Hayes requests the opportunity to come to Penicuik to photograph Ewart's animals.
Dates: 10 May 1902
Scope and Contents Hayes announces that due to the bad weather he will be unable to come and photograph Ewart's animals for another week or two.
Dates: 16 May 1902
Scope and Contents Hayes repeats his desire to visit Ewart again in Scotland and to take photographs of his animals.
Dates: 25 June 1902