Total Equine Learning Center

*The Walk is a Four-Beat Gait

1.Left Hind
2.Left Front
3.Right Hind
4. Right Front

*The Trot is a Two-Beat Gait

1.Right Hind & Left Front
2.Left Hind & Right Front

**When the rider rises at the same time that the outside front leg moves forward, they are Posting on the Diagonal!

* The Canter is a Three-Beat Gait

1.Right Hind
2.Left Hind & Right Front
3.Left Front (Leading Leg)

*This would be opposite for the Right Lead

* The Gallop is a fast Four-Beat Gait

1.Right Hind
2.Left Hind
3.Right Front
4.Left Front