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Ambling is any of several four-beat intermediate horse gaits, all of which are faster than a walk but usually slower than a canter and always slower than a gallop. They are smoother for a rider than either the two-beat Trot or pace and most can be sustained for relatively long periods of time, making them particularly desirable for trail riding and other tasks where a rider must spend long periods of time in the saddle. Historically, horses able to amble were highly desired for riding long distances on poor roads. Once roads improved and carriage travel became popular, their use declined in Europe but continued in popularity in the Americas, particularly in areas where plantation agriculture was practiced and the inspection of fields and crops necessitated long daily rides.
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The Regulation of Gambling (2007)
European and National Perspectives by Alan David Littler, Cyrille Fijnaut
Conclusion Commending the Gambling Bill to the House, the Secretary of State said: '[G]ambling is a legitimate industry that requires fair and proportionate regulation.
by Philip C. Withers, Christine E. Cooper, Shane K. Maloney, Francisco Bozinovic, Ariovaldo P. Cruz Neto
Ambling is a gait used by some large mammals (e.g. elephants) and primates, that is a moderate speed gait where there is no phase with all four feet aerial ( Schmitt ...
Social Statics (2016)
Great Essays by Herbert Spencer
Ambling is a pace not natural to the horse; yet there are American breeds that ...
Graphic Details (2014)
Jewish Women's Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews by Sarah Lightman
loiterateurs' ambling is a comment on and rejection of the literary ideal. Though the diary does not necessarily transgress the standards of life writing, it does resist, or at least precede editing. French literary critic and specialist in ...
Barrel and Box and Packages (1913)
by Edgar Harvey Defebaugh
ambling is a chance, buying KENNEDY Heading is ...
Ambling by the help of shoes. Another procures him a pair of hinder Shoes with long Spurnsor Plates, before the Toes, : of fuch a length, that if the Horse offers to trot, the hinder Foot beats the fore Foot before it. This Method is not to be ...
by Thomas Wallace
Ambling by the help of Shoes. Another procures him a pair of hinder Shoes with long Spurnsor Plates, before the Toes, and of such a length, that if the Horse offers to trot, the hinder Foot beats the fore Foot before it. This Method is not to be ...
The Farrier's and Horseman's Dictionary, Being a Compleat System of Horsemanship ... By N. B. Φιλιππος.. (1726)
by N. B. PHILIPPOS (pseud.)
Ambling 5] the help of sheet. Another procures him a pair of hinder Shocs with lon Spurns or Plates, before the Toes, ans os such a length, that is the Horse offers to trot, the hinder Foot beats the sore Foot before it. This Method/is not to be ...
Containing the Art of Farriery in All Its Branches; with Whatever Relates to the Manage, and to the Knowledge, Breeding, Feeding, and Dieting of Horses ... by Thomas Wallis (surgeon.)
The ambling horse changes fides at each remove; two legs of a side being always in the air, and two on the ground at the same time; an amble is usually the first natural pace of young colts, which, as soon as they have strength enough to - trot, ...
by John O'Brien (R.C. bp. of Cloyne.)
Falarachd, pacing , ambling, &c. Falatas, chastisement.
by William Yates
Ambling, (in horsemanship) going a certain gait which is generally taught to Tongan horses. s. An ambling horse. Rd];wdri, s.f. Ambling, (of a horse) QM) Rzihi, s. m. P. A traveller, - wayfarer; travelling. '5') Rim, 8. m. s. Prince, chicf_ R. rdydn, ...
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