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canter

a gallop at an easy pace. The rhythm is three-time, first one hind, then the opposite hind with the diagonal fore, then the opposite fore, the leading limb.

collected canter
the same action as a canter or gallop but at a very slow pace usually with the head carried high, with almost exaggerated movements but little forward progress, ideal for the showring.
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Speaking on his website, the trainer said: ``Ouija Board has been cantering since Monday and has done two canters up Warren Hill every day.