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Defintion of Gaited

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Definition: A horse that performs a foot fall pattern outside the normal walk, trot/jog, canter/lope sequence is said to be gaited. If a horse single foots, ambles, paces, tolts, or does a running walk or rack is ‘gaiting’.
Pronunciation: g a t (long a sound)
Common Misspellings: gate, gated
Examples:
The Kentuck Mountain Horse, a gaited breed, provides its rider with a very smooth ride.
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