cantering cantering


  • (adj) riding at a gait between a trot and a gallop


  1. Soon the old man with white hair came cantering back up the road down which the peasant had sworn he had not gone.
  2. Of course, countless promising drugs have failed after cantering effortlessly through years of trials.
  3. At last spurring back toward the editors, he swung off his still cantering horse cowboy fashion, lit without losing his balance in a cloud of dust, bowed dramatically.


  • Horses help children heal in Union

    Watching Alexis Walker, with a broad smile on her face, cantering across a field on a horse, it is hard to believe she is in the middle of a grief therapy session, but that's what is happening.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer


  1. Cecil, winning his eighth Musidora, said: "She was cantering, then she quickened up to win and thought she'd done enough. When the other horse came to try and get her she came back on the bridle at the end. She's well balanced and travels very well....
    on May 16, 2007 By: Henry Cecil Source:

  2. "She's fractured her front fetlock cantering this morning," said trainer Criquette Head-Maarek. "It wasn't even serious work but that's racing - you always have to be prepared for such things. She's going to be OK and will not have to be put...
    on May 4, 2007 By: Criquette Head-Maarek Source:

  3. "Stephanie has been such a great help," McCarron said. "It's a lot easier for me now that they're cantering and getting their stirrups pulled up in the position I'm used to being in."
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Chris McCarron Source: Miami Herald

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