How many feet do i leave between canter poles for a 14.2 Connemara pony. And will this help him steady his canter?

I was always told that I should leave 4 paces between poles for canter for my 14.2hh pony. Not sure how that equates to feet. My pony had quite a big unbalanced canter and poles definitely helped improve balance and steadiness :)
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