Sentence Examples


  • One of her riders urged his horse into a canter and approached, while she halted her horse, disguised among the men.
  • Canter as well as Lipsius, and, in the 17th, G.
  • To start the canter, which should always be done from the walk and not the trot, take up the curb rein a little and turn the horse's head slightly to the right, at the same time pressing the left leg behind the girth; the horse will then lead with the off (right) fore leg, which is generally preferred; but a well-broken hack should lead with either leg at command, and if he be cantered in a circle to the left he must lead with the near leg, as otherwise an ugly fall is likely to result from the leg being crossed.
  • Crossing the Forth unopposed at the Fords of Frew and passing through Stirling and Linlithgow, he arrived within a few miles of the astonished metropolis, and on the 16th of September a body of his skirmishers defeated the dragoons of Colonel Gardiner in what was known as the "Canter of Coltbrig."
  • A large proportion of men who follow hounds are quite content to do so passively through gates and gaps, with a canter along the road whenever one is available.

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