At his approach, the shrill neigh of the pacer bugled his troop into a flying squad.
But on the fast new liners this pacer was replaced by a gong.
Jo knew this country well, all the water-holes and canon crossings as well as the ways of the pacer.
He poured something from a bottle into a saucer and went back to pacer with it.
The Japanese had caught the real movement of the animal, which is that of a pacer—both legs on the same side at a time.
So he let the reins hang a little loose, and kept his eye on pacer.
The pacer took alarm at half a mile, and led his band away out of sight on the soapweed mesa to the southeast.
He could not be mistaken in that horse, however; it was the pacer.
Three horses, any road—that's Johnny the pacer has joined 'em; though I don't expect he means fighting.
But no one who once saw the pacer going had failed to catch the craze.