Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Horse Isle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HORSE ISLE (S3x32) 3C set John A Johnston Jig Time 1

1- 4 2s pass LSh to dance ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4 with 1M+3L (1st corner pstns), 2s end in middle (2L at top, 2M in 3rd place)
5- 8 2s pass LSh to dance ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4 with 2nd corner pstns, 2s end in 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(2)(1)
9-16 All set, all triple petronella into lines across, set and triple petronella back to original places
17-24 1s+2L and 2M+3s circle 3H once round to left opening out to circle 6H ½ round to left. (3)(2)(1)
25-32 All turn partners 2H 1½ times; 2s followed by 1s dance up and cast round 3s. 312

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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