Photo 1, takeoff for suspended phase.
Photo 2, suspended phase. Note that the left front leg has
left the ground, while the left hind leg (visible as a horizontal bar
just behind the knee of the left foreleg) is still well above the
shadow on the ground. Like the horse, the dog in a single suspended
gallop is off the ground with legs drawn together under the body.
Photo 3, one leg rear support, and photo 4, both rear leg
Photo 5, fore and hind support. In contrast to the
transverse gallop, where the support would be diagonal, in the
rotatory gallop the support is lateral. In the single suspended
gallop there is no extended suspension phase.
Photo 6 support on one foreleg with other just ready to
Photo 7. Second foreleg ready for pushoff for suspended
Photo 8 actually slightly later in suspended phase than
photo 1, with hind foot almost touching down but not yet flexed.
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Gallop in the Dog (single suspension,