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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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48) We have seen already that his son Lodowick was riding to hounds while Jesse Pierson was teaching school.
Riding to hounds would become a certificated aspect of horsemanship and this would connect the hunts more closely to the much larger general riding fraternity.
Historian David Itzkowitz has reckoned that there were about 50,000 people riding to hounds during 1885.
Riding to hounds has one of the highest injury, even death rates, of any sport in the world.
Macca's comments come just days after 16-year-old Prince William and Prince Harry, 14, were pictured riding to hounds with the Beaufort Hunt.
Since her parents moved to Chipping Snipping in the Cotswolds, you'd think Sylvia had spent her life riding to hounds with Brigadier Bloodclot-Bludgeon and Sir Tarquin Tumble-Dryer instead of going for a balti with Bill Newman, deputy works manager of Bi rmingham Flange and Bolt.
A little bit north is Colonial House Bed & Breakfast (1845 Old Stage; 800/397-2515), so much a model of Georgian country elegance that you half-expect to see Tom Jones riding to hounds across its 5-acre grounds.
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.
Washington enjoyed riding to hounds, and between 1783 and 1785 went on three hunts a week during the season.
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.