an easy gallop.
to move or ride at a canter.
How to use canter in a sentence
The troopers wheeled about; another order, and they were off, their cantering hoofs thundering down the narrow street.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
And oh, what a glorious sense of freedom when they were mounted and cantering down a cool forest trail—alone!The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle | Laura Lee Hope
Half an hour later they had saddled their ponies and were cantering off briskly to visit the Hermit of Gold Run.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle | Laura Lee Hope
But the hill was over and the startled horses were cantering with a free, smooth motion.Villa Rubein and Other Stories | John Galsworthy
And Twinkleheels soon came cantering up from the other side of the brook, where he had been feeding.The Tale of Pony Twinkleheels | Arthur Scott Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for canter
an easy three-beat gait of horses, etc, between a trot and a gallop in speed
at a canter easily; without effort: he won at a canter
to move or cause to move at a canter
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