A peculiarity of these beasts was that they moved both legs on a side forward at the same time, that is, they were pacers.
The horses were all pacers; it was, in fact, a gathering of the best horses in the army, and each man felt confident.
"This side-wheeling business gives me a pain," Billy remarked, as the pacers ambled by for the fourth or fifth time.
Billy turned his face away from a rolling dustcloud that came down the home stretch with the pacers, and looked curiously at Andy.
Excellent “pacers” both were; and, before the night came down, we had made more than half of our journey.
The young men loved races on the beach with their Narragansett pacers, and a silver tankard for the winner.
A guide to the turf has been protected, so has a list of records and trotters and pacers.
Such an animal would be a fortune in himself to sire a race of pacers for the track.