Black Horse

Choreographed by Kate Sala

Description: 32 count, 4 wall, intermediate line dance 
Music: The Black Horse And The Cherry Tree by K.T. Tunstall

FORWARD LOCK STEP, WALK TWICE, SIDE ROCK WITH ¼ TURN & CROSS & CROSS & CROSS
1&2 Step forward on left, lock step right behind left, step forward on left
3-4 Walk forward on right, left
5&6 Side rock on right out to right side, turn ¼ left stepping left in place, cross step right over left
&7&8 Step left to left side, cross step right over left, step left to left side, cross step right over left

SIDE TOUCH, HEEL DIG, HITCH, HEEL DIG, SIDE TOUCH, PIVOT ¼ LEFT, LEFT COASTER STEP
1&2 Side touch left toe to left side, step left next to right, dig right heel forward
&3&4 Step right next to left, hitch left knee up, step left next to right, dig right heel forward
&5-6 Step right next to left, touch left toe to left side, pivot ¼ turn left, keeping weight back on right
7&8 Step back on left, step right next to left, step forward on left

FORWARD ROCK WITH ¼ TURN RIGHT, CROSS ½ TURN LEFT, CROSS KICK, STEP FEET APART, TOUCH BALL CROSS,
1&2 Rock forward on right, rock back on left, turn ¼ right stepping right to right side
3&4 Cross step left over right, turn ¼ left stepping back on right, turn ¼ left stepping left to left side
5&6 Kick right across left, step right in place, step left to left side
7&8 Touch right toe next to left instep, step right down in place, cross step left over right

TURN ¼ LEFT, BACK STEP, FORWARD TOUCH, KNEE POP, HEEL DIG & SWEEP ¼ TURN RIGHT, HIP BUMPS,
1&2 Turn ¼ left stepping back on right, step back on left, touch right toe forward,
&3&4 Step right in place, pop left knee forward, step left in place, dig right heel forward
&5-6 Step right in place, sweep left round ¼ turn right, touch left next to right
7-8 Bump left hip to the left side twice

REPEAT

RESTART
During the 3rd wall, facing 9:00, leave out the last 2 counts (hip bumps). Restart after the sweep ¼ turn from the beginning of the dance
During the 7th wall restart the dance after the first 6 counts of section 1. You will restart after 'side rock with ¼ turn left & cross' facing 3:00.