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Put through your paces

Posted by ESC on October 16, 2006

In Reply to: Put through your paces posted by Smokey Stover on October 16, 2006

: : whrere did the phrase "to be put through your paces"(I.E He really put me through my paces) come form?

: From horse training.
: SS

By the way, here's some information on pacers and trotters from the Kentucky Horse Park site.

The Difference Between a Trotter and Pacer

A trotter moves its legs diagonally, right front and left hind, then left front and right hind striking the ground simutaneously. A pacer moves its legs laterally, right front and right hind, then left front and left hind striking the ground simultaneously.