Meaning of single-foot in English:



[no object]North American
  • (of a horse) walk by moving both legs on each side in alternation, each foot falling separately.

    ‘Your horse single-foots at a certain speed and it's that speed only that he is comfortable.’
    • ‘You could have a pacer that single-foots, that doesn't have a nice one-two gait.’
    • ‘Most of the time he trots; sometimes he single-foots; occasionally one half of him trots and the other half single-foots.’