The near side horse, arching his head and breaking into a short canter, tugged at his traces.
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.
He hesitated a moment longer before urging his horse forward at a quick canter.
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.