Harness Racing is typically divided into two styles of racing: trotting and pacing. This is referred to as the horse’s gait. A trotter horse moves its legs in diagonal pairs – in other words, right front and left behind, as well as the opposite pair the other way around.
When pacing, on the other hand, a pacer will move its legs forward laterally – right front and right hind together; left front and left hind together. Pacing is more in line with the natural movement of the horse, than what trotting is. Continue reading All About Harness Racing Betting In New Zealand →