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When a horse is "pacing" both legs on the same side are moving forward at the same time. When trotting, opposite legs are moving forward at the same time.

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Q: What is the difference between a pace and a trot?
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How do horses pace?

Its in between a walk and a trot


What is a working trot?

a working trot is a trot between a collected trot and the extended trot. It should be energetic and have good forward motion, not 'pokey', but should not be 'fast'. Just a good active pace relative to your horses motion.


What is the difference between the English and western trot?

The difference between thw western trot and the English trot is simple. The western trot is called a jog, which is much slower than the English trot. The English trot is called a trot, which is much quicker than western jog. Also you are not suppose to post in a western saddle you only do that in an English.


Do cows trot or pace?

Cows trot, not pace. Cows don't have the structural ability like horses do to be trained to pace (or move their two legs on the same side together).


What does trot mean like home he trot?

The meaning of the word trot is to proceed at a pace faster than walking.


What is the difference between a rack and a trot?

what the back legs do


Do horses bound?

No but they do pace trot and gallop.


What is the difference between collected and extended trot?

When horses do extended trot they extend their front legs extend further and the back legs come under them more. A collected trot isn't quite as big and/or fast.


Do horse walk?

Yes horses do walk (they have 4 gaits -ways of movement - Walk 4 pace -Trot 2 pace- canter 3 pace -gallop 4 pace,


What is the 5 gates for a standardbred?

walk, trot, pace,rack,canter


What is the difference between space and pace?

The letter 's'.


Which is not a gaint skipcanter walk trott?

Skip is not a gait :) A walk is a four beat pace, Trot is a two beat pace and Canter is a very smooth 3 beat pace :)


What is the definition of a Simple Change in horse riding?

A simple change is a change of legs at canter by returning to trot or walk in between. A flying change does not require a change of pace.


Is working trot rising trot?

No, it's [rein-wise] the space between medium trot and collected trot


What is the difference between reggae and soca?

soca a lot faster pace


What is the difference between walking and strolling?

To stroll: walk at leisurely pace, calmly To walk: walk at normal pace


What is a horse gait?

In horses, a gait is like what pace they are going at. The four gaits a horse has arae walk, trot,canter,and gallop. In novice + dressage you get different levels of the gaits like extended trot. Also, some breeds of horse have a special gait, the walking trot.


What are the names of some horse gates?

"Normal" horse gaits are the walk, trot, canter and gallop. There are also gaited horses will do odd gaits such as the pace, running walk, rack and slow gait. This is very similar to the above answer, but here: Gaits that all horses can naturally do are walk, trot, canter and gallop. Gaits that only special breeds can do are Indian Shuffle, Amble, Singlefoot, Rack, Running Walk, Tolt, Pace, Fox Trot, Stepping Pace, Fox Walk, and Glide.


Is trot a noun?

Yes, the word 'trot' is a noun (trot, trots) and a verb (trot, trots, trotting, trotted).The noun 'trot' is a word for the gait of a horse or other four-footed animal moving more quickly than when walking but does not run; a ride on a horse at this pace; the gait of a person, faster than a walk; a word for a thing.


What is the average length between trot poles?

it depends, if your aiming for one trot step in between for advanced. useuly, its 5 feet.


Does a lion trot?

Yes, pictures of lions show left forefoot and right hindfoot off the ground simultaneously, which is the trot pattern. Tigers "pace" instead, by moving both left legs together, then both right legs.


What does it mean is a horse is gaited?

that means he does not trot or canter. instead they pace, rack, or amble like icelandic ponies or Tennessee walkers


What is the difference between tempo and dynamics?

The dynamics is the volume of the piece and the tempo is the pace of the piece (slow or fast)


When you canter it seems really fast will this change?

It is a faster pace than trot, but with lessons and eventually learning collection, you will be able to eventually slow your horses canter to the same speed as an extended trot. Try lessons, but this will take a while to achieve.


How many gaits are in a horse's gallop?

gallop is a gait theres walk trot pace singlefoot canter n gallop n lope Actually, a gallop is one gait itself. But if you mean "How many gaits does a horse have?" then the answer is that there are four main gaits: walk, trot, canter and gallop, and several others that only some horses have, like tolt, rack, pace, lope, and jog.