Where to strike a horse.

A line drawing of a horse's head with lines drawn across the forehead indicating how to find a spont in the middle of the forehead and a little above the eyes.

Fig. 2.
The horse may be destroyed by blows upon the head, by the bullet, or by chloroform.
1. by blows.– Having blindfolded the horse, the operator, armed with a heavy axe or hammer, should stand upon the side and to the front of the anumal, directing his blow to a point in the middle of a line drawn across the forehead from the dentere of the pit above the eye. See Fig. 2.
One vigorous and well-directed blow will fell the animal, but the blow should be repeated to make destruction sure.

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