Purler, a heavy fall from a horse in the hunting or steeplechasing field.
steeplechasing and racing I must touch on, and the little I have to say will not be in its favour.
Accidents caused by a foot going through a stirrup have often occurred to men from falls when hunting and steeplechasing.
The unfortunate beast had learned to do everything—running, steeplechasing, jumping, army service.
For the same reason, dust thrown up by the leaders, is not unfrequently the cause of accidents at steeplechasing in India.
The trouble came, he explained, from a fall he had received the year before steeplechasing.
Although not keen on polo he was very fond of steeplechasing.
The same may be said of drag hunting, which I hold to be no place for a lady, any more than steeplechasing.
With the average Nimrod of modern days, I venture then to assert that fox-hunting is only a modified form of steeplechasing.
steeplechasing is a Grand-National sport, but it is the sport of the rich, whereas hunting is not.