The Lead is the leg of the dog that is in front while in any given gate. If it is the right paw that stretches out first and furthest, then the dog is on a Right or Clockwise Lead. If the left paw goes first and furthest, then it is a Left or Counter Lead.
The dog’s lead changes with the Out to the side of the handler is the Flank. If the dog is out to the handler's right or left the dog is on Flank. If the dog is moving with the... More (the leg on the inside of the turn leads) and with the stance and pressure of the handler. If the dog is standing underneath you, facing in the same direction, you are in Change position. This position is uncomfortable for many dogs due to the intense positional pressure that often accompanies... More the stance from clock to counter and you change the lead as well.