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ride

1. control and direct a horse while mounted on it.
2. lane cut through a wood.

ride work
to ride a horse for the purpose of training it for a race.
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A policy of regular replacement was adopted from then on, as were automatic gearboxes later when one fellow burnt the clutch out three times on his unit by riding the clutch in anticipation of changing traffic.
Strangely doing this while riding the clutch in gear is OK (if you're hit from behind you're still theoretically in control of your vehicle).
Riding the clutch, not using my mirrors, not doing enough observation during my three-point turn, breaking the speed limit and driving too close to the car in front.