Definition of flying change in English:

flying change

Line breaks: fly¦ing change

noun

  • A movement in riding in which the leading leg in the canter position is changed without loss of speed while the horse is in the air.
    More example sentences
    • The more difficult dressage test caught several riders, with the counter canter to flying change section appearing to cause the most difficulty.
    • Pat and Magic continued to wow the crowd with canter half pass to flying change to canter half pass, perfect halts, and trotting backward.
    • ‘Most of the mistakes come because we are too quick with our aids,’ Schumacher said, whether that is in a trot-walk transition or a flying change.

More definitions of flying change

Definition of flying change in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman