An asymmetrical, three-beat
in which two diagonally
contralateral limbs are moved in unison, and the other two
A typical sequence of
might be right hind foot, left hind foot and right
forefoot in unison, and then left forefoot. This is an
because footfalls are not evenly
spaced in time.
This movement provides more speed than a
trot, without the expenditure of energy of a
It is rarely adopted by dogs or cats.