(American folk song)

Trot Old Joe, trot Old Joe,
You ride better’n any horse I know.
Trot Old Joe, trot Old Joe,
You’re the best horse in the country-o.
Whoa Joe!

Walk Old Joe…

Gallop Old Joe…

Trot slow Joe…

Trot fast Joe…


Act out the lyrics.

See also



Horse trotting at normal speed

Horse trotting in slow motion

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