ballotade definition

  • noun:
    • A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or on a straight range, in order for whenever his four feet have been in the air, he reveals only the shoes of his hind foot, without jerking down.
    • A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or upon a straight range, to ensure when his four feet have been in air, he shows just the shoes of their hind foot, without jerking away.
    • inside manège, a leap of a horse where all legs are curved without jerking from hind ones. In addition spelled balotade.
    • A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or on a straight line, to ensure when their four feet are in air, he shows just the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking completely.
    • A leap of a horse, as between two pillars, or upon a straight line, so when their four feet come in air, he shows just the shoes of his hind feet, without jerking down.
    • In the manège, a leap of a horse which all four feet tend to be curved without jerking from hind people. Also spelled balotade.
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