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gallop

the fast two-beat gait of horses and other quadrupeds
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Half a dozen times spurs and quirt bit into him, and then Daylight settled down to enjoy the mad magnificent gallop.
He did it on a gallop, breaking the gallop off short by fore legs stiffly planted.
Frou-Frou started into a gallop, her left foot forward, made two bounds, and fretting at the tightened reins, passed into a jolting trot, bumping her rider up and down.
To the furious gallop had succeeded the fast trot, and that had sunk to what might be scarcely called a trot at all.
Those animals which will not gallop away, but obstinately throw themselves on the ground, are by far the most troublesome.
The man judged with uncommon coolness the proper moment for slipping off, not an instant before or after the right time; and as soon as the horse got up, the man jumped on his back, and at last they started at a gallop.
I have seen an animal bounding with spirit, yet merely reined by a fore-finger and thumb, taken at full gallop across a courtyard, and then made to wheel round the post of a veranda with great speed, but at so equal a distance, that the rider, with outstretched arm, all the while kept one finger rubbing the post.
When a bullock is checked and caught by the lazo, it will sometimes gallop round and round in a circle, and the horse being alarmed at the great strain, if not well broken, will not readily turn like the pivot of a wheel.
the "What we call 'work' is when they put three horses together, and they gallop.
The mile-long facility was the first all-weather gallop to be laid at headquarters when installed in 1985 and has been used for routine preparation by all the big trainers over the years, such as Sir Henry Cecil, Sir Michael Stoute and John Gosden, and Godolphin's handlers.
Sentencing Gallop to three and a half years in prison, the judge, Recorder Anthony Long, said: "You have shown no remorse or any empathy towards the little boy you abused.
Gallop was authorised to provide financial product advice, deal in a financial product and provide custodial or depository services to retail and wholesale clients, and make a market in foreign exchange contracts and derivatives products to wholesale clients.