[ UK /kˈɑːntəɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. riding at a gait between a trot and a gallop
    the cantering soldiers
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How To Use cantering In A Sentence

  • The mare came cantering up, muzzle wet from the water she had been drinking moments before.
  • Dobbin is rescued from the (fence) stake to hie hill-ward with his master, cantering exultant or jogging grumly according to the result of the "event;" and the metropolis of Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 85, January, 1875
  • A horse's movement and gait is completely different depending on whether it's cantering freely or under the control of a rider using a bridle.
  • She had been restricted to mostly trotting and cantering since she donkey-licked Bella Court at Awapuni.
  • The horses were cantering lightly, making small splashes of water around their hooves.
  • The horse needs sufficient impulsion for the work that is being asked of him, i.e. cantering a 20 metre circle requires much less impulsion than performing a canter pirouette.
  • Black Beauty went cantering round and round the ring.
  • Cantering herds of zebra, eland and roan antelope scatter then coalesce as we drone over them.
  • She followed a cantering success in a Roscommon handicap with a smooth victory in a conditions event at Leopardstown ten days ago.
  • Cantering gracefully round the outdoor school, without a halter or lead rope, her ears are pricked forward and she calmly responds to voice and arm movement commands to slow down to a trot and halt.
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