One of a horse's gaits. It is the fastest gait that a horse has. It is a four beat gait and is not often used in every day riding with the exception of throughbred racing and sometimes cross country riding.
She galloped her horse up the hill.
The herd of horses passed by at a gallop.
The winning horse galloped across the wire in record time.
An extrodinary bay colt who has won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and may very well be the first horse since Affirmed to win the Triple Crown. He has a perfect record, winning every race in which he has started by at least 4 3/4 lengths. Big Brown is ridden by Kent Desormeaux, trained by Rick Dutrow, and owned by IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa. He is sired by Boundary and out of Mien.
One of a horse's gaits. It has three beats and is considered a controlled gallop. It is the next fastet gait from a trot. The leg that leads and is extened farthest is the lead that the horse is on. It is important that the horse is using the correct lead - in an arena, the horse should be on the inside lead.