Canter sentence example

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  • The near side horse, arching his head and breaking into a short canter, tugged at his traces.

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  • He hesitated a moment longer before urging his horse forward at a quick canter.

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  • One of her riders urged his horse into a canter and approached, while she halted her horse, disguised among the men.

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  • So let's just have a quick canter through things that have been done so far.

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  • It takes a long time to get a nice canter out of an ex-racer, they need to learn to shorten their stride.

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  • He performed a wonderfully collected canter to ensure that his extra passenger would be as comfortable as possible.

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  • There is little but a quick canter through some recent studies, but they shed only a little light.

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  • A rare example of a peaceful setting within easy reach of London, Ascot is an idyllic town that charms at a gentle canter.

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  • Every week she enjoys a brisk canter through the countryside on one of her thoroughbreds.

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  • Forward going but not fast or slow, have controllable walk, trot, canter and gallop and have confidence giving jump.

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  • Crossing the Forth unopposed at the Fords of Frew and passing through Stirling and Linlithgow, he arrived within a few miles of the astonished metropolis, and on the 16th of September a body of his skirmishers defeated the dragoons of Colonel Gardiner in what was known as the "Canter of Coltbrig."

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  • To start the canter, which should always be done from the walk and not the trot, take up the curb rein a little and turn the horse's head slightly to the right, at the same time pressing the left leg behind the girth; the horse will then lead with the off (right) fore leg, which is generally preferred; but a well-broken hack should lead with either leg at command, and if he be cantered in a circle to the left he must lead with the near leg, as otherwise an ugly fall is likely to result from the leg being crossed.

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  • A large proportion of men who follow hounds are quite content to do so passively through gates and gaps, with a canter along the road whenever one is available.

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