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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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The privateers ride shotgun with cargo vessels and train sailors in the use of small arms.
ON the day of your report about police having to ride shotgun on Coventry school buses (Telegraph, September 3), I received my copy of the Oban Times (Scotland).
Andrew Tinkler, sixth on Smarty two years ago on his only National ride, was provisionally booked to ride Shotgun Willy and received the 11th hour call to say his intended mount had got in.
But Raikkonen has Monza winning team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya, starting on pole for the second time in a week, ready to ride shotgun and surrender victory if necessary.
I haven't spoken to Graham yet, but I think Joe Tizzard will ride Shotgun Willy and Ruby Walsh will be on L'Aventure.
Andy booth will ride shotgun tonight as John McAliskey is given extra ammunition to wound Northampton down at Sixfields (7.
McLaren have toldCoulthard that it is too soon for them to ask him to ride shotgun for Raikkonen in his battle with the five -time champion because they do not want him to lose motivation.
One significant pointer is Ruby Walsh electing to ride Shotgun Willy rather than stablemate Ad Hoc.