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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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O'Neal, 31, rode the bench for four years in Portland after he was drafted in 1996 out of high school, but he blossomed after being dealt to Indiana.
Nate Robinson rode the bench for quite a while before making a name for himself (Donkey) in the playoffs.
She mostly rode the bench and never learned how to take advantage of her size.