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trot

one of the natural gaits of the horse; a two-beat gait on alternating diagonals.

collected trot
the head is held well in and the horse is not permitted to fully extend its limbs. The gait can be very showy but not fast nor a great coverer of distance.
extended trot
not a racing trot in that the rhythm is not fast but the horse takes long strides and covers a lot of distance; the head and neck are extended.
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This is called single-tracking: If your dog was trotting away from you in the snow, all you would see would be one single file of tracks.
Ifan Jones Evans will present the feast of trotting races, with Wyn Gruffydd leading the commentary and Hywel Davies getting the latest tips from the bookies and insights from the drivers.
As the party continued, more and more people, aware of Evelyn's attempts, began to tell me how great the trotting was.
Luckily we managed to scare him out but God only knows what would have happened if I hadn't spotted him trotting down to my little girl's bedroom when he did.
More to the point, what will all this do for the subsidy we all currently stump up to give trotting the coverage its audience deserves?
HARNESS racing fans from Ceredigion met boxing icon Muhammad Ali while visiting the world's biggest harness racing festival in Ohio, USA David John, of the Ceredigion Bay Trotting club, said: "We couldn't believe it when we discovered that he was willing to meet us.
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Injury-hit Ouija Board could be trotting again in as little as two weeks' time - that was the upbeat message from trainer Ed Dunlop yesterday.
The first carriage is described as a Gerard racing sulky (as used in trotting races) and had a blue aluminium chassis.
S4C's harness racing flagship Rasus is geared up to cover more top-class trotting than ever before, travelling to famous race venues across Wales and the UK.
I especially like trotting - I like the bouncing,'' Graham added, swaying with excitement.
They proceeded to stun the defending champions by trotting out their secret weapon, Jeff Getty, the baboon-bone-marrow-transplant dude.