This page, which describes the move known as a
Horseshoe, is part of the
Turnstep Dictionary at
A Horseshoe is also known as a
turn-straddle-turn, which is exactly what it
is: a turnstep that goes right into a straddle, then into a
turnstep on the other side of the bench. This is also known
as a U-turn.
This move is done in 8 counts:
- 1. Step up on the bench with the lead foot.
- 2. Bring other foot on top of the bench as you turn.
- 3. Keep turning as you step down with the lead foot to begin the
- 4. Step down on the other side of the bench with your other foot.
You are now straddling the bench.
- 5. Step up on the bench with your lead foot.
- 6. Bring other foot on top of the bench as you turn. You are now
facing the opposite direction as in count 2.
- 7. Step down with the lead foot on the far side of the bench.
- 8. Bring the other foot down next to the lead foot. You are now
on the far side of the bench, facing the same direction as when