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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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To the lads at East Stirling I would like to thank them for the memories but I've no intention of riding the pine over the next few months.
But for O'Gara it seems a long time since he helped mastermind those big wins over group rivals Australia and Argentina last November, and he is clearly tired of riding the pine.
They spend their season riding the pine or filtering down to lower divisions.