Dog Tracks in Sand
Dog Tracks in Sand

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Direct Register
To land a hind foot directly on the track made by a forefoot.
The trail produced is such that the track of the forefoot is overprinted, to a greater or lesser degree, by the track of the hind foot.
Cats and foxes are often direct-registering animals at some gaits.
Cf. indirect register, double tracking