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
The Kentuck Mountain Horse, a gaited breed, provides its rider with a very smooth ride.