[bal-uh-teyd, -tahd]
noun Dressage.
a movement similar to a croupade except that the horse draws in its hind legs so that the iron of the shoes is visible.

1720–30; < French ballottade, balotade, equivalent to ballott(er) to move, stir (intransitive), to toss, shake (derivative of ballotte, Old French balote little ball < Italian; see ballot) + -ade -ade1 Unabridged
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When the horse demonstrates proficiency in the ballotade, the capriole is introduced.
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