Gibson's Cordial Balls

The Gentlemen, Farmers, Jockies, Stage-Coachmen and Carriers Universal Medicine in the true Cordial Horse Balls and Preparation of Antimony, adapted for the Use and Benefit of all, as well the Race as Cart Horse, THE CORDIAL BALLS...

Mr. Lewis's Incomparable Sheep-Drench

 Although Mr Lewis admits in this ad that the causes of sheep rot were imperfectly understood, he is on the right lines when he refers to "insects in the liver." The liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica L....

Johnson's American Pig Spice

As well as the Pig Spice, Johnson's also manufactured American Calf Spice, Johnson's Prairie Sheep Spice and Johnson's Horse, Cattle, Game and Poultry Condiment. All rather culinary-sounding in name, products like this were intended to fatten livestock...

Wainwright's Staffordshire Cordial

    Image: Kavalkade vor Schloss Heiligenberg by Allbrecht Adam, 1831 .    WAINWRIGHT's STAFFORDSHIRE CORDIAL,         AND ROYAL ENGLISH MEDICINE FOR HORSES, WHICH  has  been  given   with   unprecedented  success  in the   most   dangerous   stages   of   the  Sleeping ...

Stevens's Ointment for Horses

Henry Rowe Stevens was a respected veterinary surgeon and farrier who spent the first 20 years of his career at Newmarket before moving to London in the 1850s. His adverts suggest that he had...

Cupiss's Constitution Horse Balls

  As a horse owner, I can make an educated guess that this medicine was no worse than a lot of the crappy potions and supplements available at extortionate prices in modern feed stores.   CUPISS's CONSTITUTION...