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There are 4 gaits that horses use:

  • walk
  • trot
  • canter
  • gallop

A canter is one step up from a trot. Trotting is a two beat gait which is normally posted to, and the horse moves its legs in pairs. a canter is a 3 beat gait where the horse leads with either its right or left leg. a canter is faster than a trot.

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