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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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If you have a smart, accomplished wife who cares about social justice, ditch her immediately and get one who likes to spend her time in Bloomingdale's or riding to hounds.
THE Conservative-funded Countryside Alliance apparently has high hopes of restoring riding to hounds savaging wildlife once Tory David Cameron, himself an ardent rider to hounds, gains control.
A keen interest in racing and a passion for riding to hounds did not make Haughey unique among leading Irish politicians, but few of his stature have been so intimately involved with horses.
Mr Cameron brings his experiences of nanny, prep school, Eton, Oxford, riding to hounds, St James's clubs, the aristocracy, privilege, stately homes, private wealth, hunt balls and the Home Counties.
With increasing wealth, he gradually degenerated into a rather sorry pursuer of 'county' life, country-house-non-culture; riding to hounds, slaughtering more birds, beasts and fish than any other artist of his age.
Riding to hounds because of the feeling of freedom, the companionship of other hunters and the experience of seeing the countryside from the back of a horse.