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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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I'm not sure what his plans are but if he wants to keep fit then I would be more than happy to let him ride work," said Botti.
He added: "I understand Jamie is to remain living in Newmarket, so hopefully he will still be able to ride work for us when available.
It would have meant that I couldn't ride work or school for the trainers I work for, so they're pretty happy with the result too.
Doctors at the National Rehabilitation Centre in Dun Laoghaire finally gave Lawlor the green light to ride work again last week.
However, the first woman to ride 100 winners in a calendar year in Britain has continued to ride work in Newmarket, and hopes that fact, together with positive recommendations of two neurosurgeons, will persuade the BHA's medical appeals panel to reconsider her suspension.
Since suffering bruising to her brain in a fall on the Newmarket gallops on March 3, Turner has been informed by her namesake that he could not recommend her licence be renewed until 12 months from the date of the accident - a decision she was intent on appealing even before she received clearance to ride work from her specialist.
Turner, who was " absolutely devastated" when the BHA refused to grant her a licence before next March, met with specialists on Monday and was cleared to ride work.