Definition of hand gallop in English:

hand gallop

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noun

  • An easily controlled gallop: hack classes where a hand gallop and stop are required
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    • ‘The verb to canter is, of course, a contraction of a ‘Canterbury gallop’, which was the easy hand gallop into which the pilgrims urged their horses, possibly when they came to level stretches of the South Downs.’
    • Then Arialana started running, at a hand gallop at first.
    • I've seen Olivia hand gallop him around and bring him to the halt and hand him to the nearest stable hand without cooling him down.

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