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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.
References in classic literature ?
Only an excellent rider could have escaped being unhorsed, and as it was, Daylight was nastily near to it.
I have seen an animal bounding with spirit, yet merely reined by a fore-finger and thumb, taken at full gallop across a courtyard, and then made to wheel round the post of a veranda with great speed, but at so equal a distance, that the rider, with outstretched arm, all the while kept one finger rubbing the post.
Many of the riders had gone to the young man; but my master, who had been watching what was going on, was the first to raise him.
At any given instant, the riders are moving sideways.
028 billion riders (689 million riders lifted by the Red Line and 339 million riders served by the Green Line), explained Mattar Al Tayer.
Of course, once Blaze transformed into the Rider, a lot had to be faked.
Champion: Bunowen Castle RI (Connemara), owner Mrs J Webb, rider Mathew Lawrence; Reserve Champion: Village Defender (Dales), owner Mr Bill Ireland, rider Richard Telford; 3, Dunedin May Rose (Highland), owner Miss Mitchell, rider Chris MacMillan; 4, Floreat Angie (Welsh Sec D), owner Mrs Page, rider Carol Isaac; 5, Sydenham Forget Me Knot, owner Mr James and Miss Wheatcroft, rider John James; 6, Wayland Cranberry (New Forest), owner Mrs Bryant, rider Elaine Morgan.
Accelerated death benefit rider: The accelerated death benefit rider has evolved over the years and is now offered on most life insurance contracts.
The rider, the Equity Enricher, gives the policyholder a means of participating in the upside potential of the equity markets while maintaining all of the guarantees of whole life, said Joseph W.
These riders have become the weapon of choice for lawmakers who want to dismantle environmental legislation, while at the same time avoiding public debate.
In the second quarter of 2005, I did a rider survey with several large life insurance companies, comparing riders they offer now with those listed in previous surveys in 2004 and 2001.