In a flying canter change the horse changes the canter from right to left or vice versa in the moment when all legs are in the air. This is the best moment for the horse to change the canter.
In the drawing the horse changes from the right canter to the left.
- In phase 1, 2 and 3, the horse is in right canter.
- In phase 4, the canter change is taking place in which the horse changes position of all 4 legs and the right hind leg is coming forward.
- In phase 5, the horse jumps with the right hind leg in the left canter.